Organizational Behavior and Theory, Strategy
Managing knowledge effectively is key to the performance and competitiveness
of organizations. The course examines how organizations innovate or create new
knowledge, how they retain knowledge, and how they transfer knowledge.
Strategic implications of new results on organizational learning and knowledge
management are also developed. Students will acquire a greater
appreciation of the dynamics of organizations and how to analyze them.
You will also learn techniques for increasing your effectiveness as a manager,
such as approaches for promoting creativity and knowledge sharing in
A mix of lectures, guest presentations, cases and exercises are used to
increase your ability to create, retain and transfer knowledge effectively in
organizations. Course requirements include class participation, a mid-term
test, and a paper. The course is particularly relevant for students interested
in careers in consulting, operations, strategy, or human resource management. 6/13-LA)
Lecture: 100min/wk and Recitation: 50min/wk