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Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management

Course Number:

70437


Faculty

Linda Argote, argote@andrew.cmu.edu


Program

Undergraduate Business


Concentrations

Organizational Behavior and Theory


Course Description

Managing knowledge effectively is key to the performance and competitiveness of both entrepreneurial and established organizations. The course examines why some organizations are better than others at learning from experience and developing new knowledge. The course focuses on how organizations innovate or create new knowledge, how they retain knowledge, and how they transfer knowledge throughout enterprises. 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 factors contributing to their successful performance. A mix of lectures, cases and exercises are used to increase your ability to create, retain and transfer knowledge effectively in organizations.

Format

Lecture: 100min/wk and Recitation: 50min/wk


Pre-requisites

None