Business Organizations &Their Environments OpenCourseWare: A Free Bachelor Level Business Class on Organizational Culture by The Open University

Published Feb 09, 2009

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'Business Organizations & Their Environment,' is an OpenCourseWare project by Open University. It explores societal and organizational cultures, drawing important parallels between the two. This course would be particularly useful for individuals interested in or currently pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration.

Business Organizations & Their Environment: Class Specifics

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Business Organizations & Their Environment: Class Description

The concept of culture plays a vital role, both in and out of the business world. This course seeks to define culture in both an organizational and national context. In it, students begin by learning how cultural perceptions affect worldviews. They also embark on a detailed study of the theory of national culture. The course then leads students through a series of activities that explore various different accounts of and several differing perceptions on culture. Other activities focus directly on the theory of national culture, exploring its proposed four dimensions and other related topics. This is a 15-hour course.

'Business Organizations & Their Environment' consists of outline notes, online activities and a student discussion forum. To access this free online course, visit the business organizations course page.

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