Management of Organizations

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Elizabeth George Management Department HKUST Management of  Organizations MGMT 523 Management of  Organizations
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Agenda for today Overview of the course Understanding and diagnosing organizational effectiveness Framing (structuring) complex problems and decisions
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Objective of the Course To develop conceptual frameworks for understanding the determinants of effective management and leadership in organizations To develop behavioral strategies to improve your general management and leadership skills.
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We will use the learning cycle Concrete experience “Experiencing” Reflective observation “Reflecting” Abstract conceptualization “Abstracting out” Active experimentation “Experimenting”
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Topics that we will cover Week 1: Understanding and diagnosing organizational effectiveness Framing (structuring) complex problems and decisions Week 2: Organizing, working in and leading teams Setting goals and creating conditions that promote high motivation and performance Week 3: Understanding and using basic mechanisms of power and social influence Week 4: Leading individuals and organizations
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Try to relate the course content  to:   Skills for managing yourself Skills for managing interpersonal relationships Skills for managing organizational issues
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Assessments Assessment Weight Team Based One 3- page case write-up 25% Group presentations 9% Individual Based Class participation 8% Short quiz 18% Final Exam 40%
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Important dates to remember: Week 2: Quiz Week 3: Case Week 4: Peer evaluations due Week 4: Final exam (Sunday, January 31)
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Understanding organizational  effectiveness Part1: The role of a general manager
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This note was uploaded on 10/14/2010 for the course MGMT 523 taught by Professor Liz during the Spring '10 term at HKUST.

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