Systems - Announcements Career Fair how did it go? who had...

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Announcements Career Fair – how did it go??   who had an interview?  Potential job lead? What are you doing to prepare for  Thursday’s meeting with your TA??
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Systems Approaches Parts of organization are inter-related Organizations are like living beings
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Characteristics of Systems Patterned activities, working toward common  goal Parts are interdependent whole is greater than sum of parts Hierarchical ordering Super systems and sub systems Permeability  “things” move in and out of an organization
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Examples: Textbook Industry publisher level, retail level, etc. MSU as a system Cycle: Input (importation of energy),  throughput, output Negative Entropy – avoid deterioration Information input (feedback) Equifinality- multiple means to same end
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How people communicate and work together Think about a company through its  organizational chart. How is that similar/different to how people 
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