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EDHE 676 - Organizational Behavior in Student Affairs

  • 3 credits

Application of theories of organizational behavior to student affairs practice in the areas of understanding how organizations work, managing and leading people, best practices, and understanding these processes within the context of the campus ecology. An ecological perspective emphasizes how the organization’s social and physical environments impact learning, campus life, and student development.


Enrollment in SAHE program.

Important Information

Students of the Student Affairs in Higher Education (M.S.), the Student Affairs Management of Auxiliary Enterprises Certificate and the Campus Crises Management Certificate must take only the course offered in the summer.

Textbooks and Materials

Section 801


  • Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice and Leadership, 6th Ed. (2016)
    Bolman, L. G., & Deal, T. E.

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


Zach Mercurio, Ph.D.
Zach Mercurio, Ph.D.

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Zach holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Learning, Performance, and Change from CSU's School of Education and is an organization and leadership development consultant who works with a wide variety of organizations.

His research interests include the lived experience of meaningful work, purposeful leadership, purposeful organizations, purpose in work, positive leadership, positive organizational behavior and development, fulfillment in work, organizational commitment, and organizational culture.