Managing Transformations in Work, Organizations, and Society OpenCourseWare: A Free MIT Grad-Level Course on Managing Organizational Change

Published Jan 25, 2009

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As global markets shift and traditional business organizations evolve, modern business managers must also adapt to meet new challenges, from the effects of globalization on labor to increasing demands for corporate responsibility. 'Managing Transformations in Work, Organizations, and Society' OpenCourseWare introduces skills business managers must have to meet these challenges and succeed in the 21st century. This course is part of the Masters of Business Administration degree program at MIT.

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Managing Transformations in Work, Organizations, and Society: Course Description

Business managers, corporate executives and entrepreneurs must adapt to recent trends in business organizations, including a radically changing workforce and new approaches to the relationship between companies and society. In response to changes in the global economy, experts in industrial organization and business administration have created and debated many new business management theories. This free course is an overview of recent innovations in the field of business management, with a focus on the skills successful managers need to face rapidly evolving markets. Topics in this OpenCourseWare include sustainable business models, the effects of cultural diversity on corporate structure and the integration of information technology and human resources. This course is co-taught by Professor Thomas Kochan, Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld and Wanda Orlikowski. This lecture course is intended for graduate students in a Masters of Business Administration degree program.

This free course provides complete lecture notes, a reading list, selected texts and assignment guidelines. To begin learning more about business management from this OpenCourseWare, visit managing innovations and change course page.

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