ILROB 2240

ILROB 2240

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

Many of the most admired organizations are adept at using social influence to achieve their strategic objectives. This course reviews basic theories of social influence such as conformity, group polarization, and social facilitation to understand how social influence tactics can be used to make organizations more efficient and productive. The course also considers how these tactics can backfire when excessive agreement gives rise to groupthink and poor decisions. Concludes by exploring strategies for managing social influence processes to encourage creativity and innovation in organizations.

When Offered Fall or spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: 15 ILR sophomores or permission of the instructor.

Satisfies Requirement Satisfies the ILR Advanced Writing requirement.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 15595 ILROB 2240   SEM 101

  • This course fulfills the ILR Advanced Writing requirement. Enrollment is restricted to ILR Sophomores and others with permission of the instructor.