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Lec # topics key dates

A: Organizational Processes - An Introduction

1

Introduction and Course Overview

5 Lenses* and 10 Sub-Systems**: Industries Selected

2

Industry/Organizational Policy Analysis Methods

Case Study: “FAA/NASA Aviation and the Environment”

B: Organizational Types

3

Regulatory/Administrative Organizations and NGOs

Guest Speaker

4

Entrepreneurial Organizations

Guest Speaker

5

Multi-National Organizations

C: Organizational Processes (By Level)

6

Individual Motivation and Commitment

Reward System Design Exercise

Single Point Module: Coaching and Mentoring

Industry policy paper 1 due

7

Group Dynamics and Decision Making

Guest Speaker

8

Organizational Strategy, Structure and Process

Protocols and Standards

Guest Speaker

9

Industry Alignment and Institutional Transformation

Systems Change Debates

D: Integration

10

Industry Policy Project Presentations

Student Team Presentations

Presentation slides due

11

Re-Engineering Technology Policy Organizations

Guest Speaker

12

Alumni/ae Panel

Open-Forum Panel Dialogue

Industry policy paper 2 due

* 5 Organizational Lenses: Structural, Political, Cultural, Economic, and Engineering

** 10 Organizational Sub-Systems: Recruitment/Selection, Leadership, Communications, Information, Decision Making, Training/Learning, Reward/Reinforcement, Negotiations/Dispute Resolution, Rotation/Sub-Contracting/Attrition/Retirement, Systems Change/Transformation

Course Info

Learning Resource Types

notes Lecture Notes