PS 565 Public and Non-Profit Organization and Management Theory

This course will survey the major theoretical approaches to the management of public and non-profit organizations in the United States.  Topics include Weberian bureaucracy, scientific management, human relations theory, Organizational humanism, systems theory, and organizational change/development theory with an emphasis on the implications of technological, social, and political change for effective public and non-profit organizational design and management. 




Admission to the Masters in Public Policy program or permission of instructor.

General Education


  • Fall and Spring