Designing and Managing the Development Enterprise
This course introduces the attributes associated with the design and management of the human activity system that is responsible for designing, developing, testing, operating, and maintaining the system. It is built on a fundamental that the successful development of a system is directly contingent on the human system. Using foundational constructs related to network theory and the extended enterprise, it covers topics in Globalization and the Extended Enterprise; Structure and Design of Organizations; Organizational Diversity; Leadership and Power; Personality, Attitude, and Values; Learning and Perception; Work Motivation; Group Behavior and Teamwork; Conflict and Politics; Managing Communication Process; Decision Making; and Organizational Change and Development. Case studies and academic research are used to provide a practical and advanced understanding of the subject.