1Intro%20to%20simulated%20org%20S10JD1

1Intro%20to%20simulated%20org%20S10JD1 - Introductiontothe

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Introduction to the  Simulated Organization IST 335 School of Information Studies Syracuse University
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A semester-long experience About half of each week’s class time Students organized into groups that function as  departments Departments will develop plans for their own  activities, and will work with other groups to  coordinate across the organization. What Is It?
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First: Learning about organizational behavior and  information Learning by doing Learning by observing others’ behavior Requires frequent reflection and analysis Which in turn requires record keeping Second: Experiencing an information-based organization  from the inside Goals
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Form groups of 9-10 that serve as departments Choose initial leaders through “emergence” Leadership will rotate during semester Establish purpose by consensus Plan work  Do work (primarily research and planning) Evaluate individuals’ performance
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This note was uploaded on 11/12/2011 for the course IST 335 taught by Professor Carstenoesterlund during the Spring '09 term at Syracuse.

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