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We are dedicated to the integration of faculty studying the world of work and the training of future inter-disciplinary doctoral scholars and practitioners in the organizational sciences.

Organizational Science is an interdisciplinary field of inquiry focusing on employee and organizational health, well-being, and effectiveness. Organizational Science is both a science and a practice, founded on the notion that enhanced understanding leads to applications and interventions that benefit the individual, work groups, the organization, the customer, the community, and the larger society in which the organization operates.

The discipline stems from (in alphabetical order): Human Resources Management, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Organizational Communication, Organizational Sociology and Social Psychology. Some of the topics we study are shown below:


 

In the video below, Dr. Cliff Scott talks about the program and how it compares to Organizational Communication programs.


 

To learn more about the program, please read the article published in the UNC Charlotte magazine for alumni and friends found here.