The art of organizing is foundational to public policy design and implementation. Public managers need to master the skills of not only making policies but also managing their organizations, as well as working effectively with other organizations. This course examines fundamental theories of organization. It discusses strategies for enhancing organizational performance and puts them into the context of the public sector. Studies and practices from organizations in both public and private sector will be drawn on as resources for the class when considering how public organizations can be managed effectively.