Huber Ch. 3
Sensing and Interpreting the
Heres one of them
If we accept that change is or will be upon us, and that its
rate is increasing, how will we find out about it in time
enough to anticipate or respond quickly?
Sensing is becoming awa
Organizational Learning and Knowledge
Acquisition - Huber Ch. 5
Organizational learning has been around forever
although seen as a critical function for 20 yrs +/ If an Org does not learn, it does not survive
In the Future:
survival in the more dynami
Organizational Decision Making
Huber: Ch 4
Situations that require decisions will come
at Orgs faster
Faster Environmental changes
More technology, knowledge, activity
So decision making will have to change to
MAY become the most important
Huber Ch. 2
The current era of Environmental turbulence is:
a transition between stable eras
the new stability
the tip of the iceberg
Answer: c) for sure, with some b) thrown in.
Stability occurs when the Environment changes little over
Chapter 4: Pfeffer
How the Environment is Known
What dimensions of the Environment are
How do we describe and measure them?
How do we know about the Environment?
What impact does this have on decision-making?
The Environment can impact org
Huber: The Necessary Nature of Future Firms
Pfeffer gave us an idea of management (and leadership)
issues for Organizations of the 1960 1975 period.
The Environment contained elements which made
demands on managers for decisions
Decisions which mi
Leveraging Learning by
Managing Knowledge - Huber: Ch. 6
Knowledge Management is not new or even
Been around since the 1st organization
Passing knowledge from father to son, mother
From craftsman to apprentice
From those that have i
Welcome to GBG 353
Organizations and their Environments
It is NOT a study of oil spills, endangered species or global
Although they are part of the environment
What is it?
A look at how organizations interact with those things they cannot