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2010-2011 School of Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog 
2010-2011 School of Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BUA 520 - Managing in the Evolving Workplace

(Cr: 3)
This is a foundational course for understanding and applying the practices of management in complex, rapidly changing global organizations. This course seeks to develop an understanding of the larger context in which business organizations operate. Political, social, legal, public policy, regulatory, and environmental contexts are covered accordingly. Also, this course will develop an understanding of traditional notions of the business organization, as compared with new management paradigms that create shared visions, employee empowerment and cross-functional, self-managed teams. Key topics surveyed include: The Role of Technology in the New Economy; The Wisdom of Teams; A Stakeholder Model of Corporate Responsibility; The Learning Organization; Knowledge Management; Strategic Management in the Global Economy.