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GS 502 Overview

This course prepares students to analyze an organization’s effectiveness related to its ability to achieve its mission, as well as its readiness for improvement and innovation through four frames: cultural, structural, human resource, and political. Additionally, students will learn to integrate their frame analysis into an integrated systems view taking into account the natural phenomena of complexity, chaos and dissonance. How has organizational theory evolved into current systems perspectives? How can I analyze my organization to determine readiness for improvement and innovation? What are the implications of understanding my organization for organizational improvement and innovation? Prerequisite: GS 501.

  • 4.00 Credits
  • GS

Sections

Leading Complex Systems - 2021 Fall GS 502

This course prepares students to analyze an organization’s effectiveness related to its ability to achieve its mission, as well as its readiness for improvement and innovation through four frames: cultural, structural, human resource, and political. Additionally, students will learn to integrate their frame analysis into an integrated systems view taking into account the natural phenomena of complexity, chaos and dissonance. How has organizational theory evolved into current systems perspectives? How can I analyze my organization to determine readiness for improvement and innovation? What are the implications of understanding my organization for organizational improvement and innovation?

Course Code: GS 502

10/25/2021 - 12/19/2021

Online

MBA students only

Leading Complex Systems - 2021 Fall GS 502

This course prepares students to analyze an organization’s effectiveness related to its ability to achieve its mission, as well as its readiness for improvement and innovation through four frames: cultural, structural, human resource, and political. Additionally students will learn to integrate their frame analysis into an integrated systems view taking into account the natural phenomena of complexity, chaos and dissonance. How has organizational theory evolved into current systems perspectives? How can I analyze my organization to determine readiness for improvement and innovation? What are the implications of understanding my organization for organizational improvement and innovation?

Course Code: GS 502

10/25/2021 - 12/19/2021

Online

Mgt & Ldrship students only

Leading Complex Systems - 2021 Fall GS 502

This course prepares students to analyze an organization’s effectiveness related to its ability to achieve its mission, as well as its readiness for improvement and innovation through four frames: cultural, structural, human resource, and political. Additionally students will learn to integrate their frame analysis into an integrated systems view taking into account the natural phenomena of complexity, chaos and dissonance. How has organizational theory evolved into current systems perspectives? How can I analyze my organization to determine readiness for improvement and innovation? What are the implications of understanding my organization for organizational improvement and innovation?

Course Code: GS 502

10/25/2021 - 12/19/2021

Online

MEL students only

Leading Complex Systems - 2021 Fall GS 502

This course prepares students to analyze an organization’s effectiveness related to its ability to achieve its mission, as well as its readiness for improvement and innovation through four frames: cultural, structural, human resource, and political. Additionally students will learn to integrate their frame analysis into an integrated systems view taking into account the natural phenomena of complexity, chaos and dissonance. How has organizational theory evolved into current systems perspectives? How can I analyze my organization to determine readiness for improvement and innovation? What are the implications of understanding my organization for organizational improvement and innovation?

Course Code: GS 502

10/25/2021 - 12/19/2021

Online

Sport & Rec Bus students only

Leading Complex Systems - 2021 Fall GS 502

This course prepares students to analyze an organization’s effectiveness related to its ability to achieve its mission, as well as its readiness for improvement and innovation through four frames: cultural, structural, human resource, and political. Additionally students will learn to integrate their frame analysis into an integrated systems view taking into account the natural phenomena of complexity, chaos and dissonance. How has organizational theory evolved into current systems perspectives? How can I analyze my organization to determine readiness for improvement and innovation? What are the implications of understanding my organization for organizational improvement and innovation?

Course Code: GS 502

10/25/2021 - 12/19/2021

Online

HESA students only

Leading Complex Systems - 2022 Spring GS 502

This course prepares students to analyze an organization’s effectiveness related to its ability to achieve its mission, as well as its readiness for improvement and innovation through four frames: cultural, structural, human resource, and political. Additionally, students will learn to integrate their frame analysis into an integrated systems view taking into account the natural phenomena of complexity, chaos and dissonance. How has organizational theory evolved into current systems perspectives? How can I analyze my organization to determine readiness for improvement and innovation? What are the implications of understanding my organization for organizational improvement and innovation?

Course Code: GS 502

1/17/2022 - 3/13/2022

Online

MEL students only

Leading Complex Systems - 2022 Spring GS 502

This course prepares students to analyze an organization’s effectiveness related to its ability to achieve its mission, as well as its readiness for improvement and innovation through four frames: cultural, structural, human resource, and political. Additionally, students will learn to integrate their frame analysis into an integrated systems view taking into account the natural phenomena of complexity, chaos and dissonance. How has organizational theory evolved into current systems perspectives? How can I analyze my organization to determine readiness for improvement and innovation? What are the implications of understanding my organization for organizational improvement and innovation?

Course Code: GS 502

1/17/2022 - 3/13/2022

W 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Face to Face

Main Campus

Leading Complex Systems - 2022 Spring GS 502

This course prepares students to analyze an organization’s effectiveness related to its ability to achieve its mission, as well as its readiness for improvement and innovation through four frames: cultural, structural, human resource, and political. Additionally, students will learn to integrate their frame analysis into an integrated systems view taking into account the natural phenomena of complexity, chaos and dissonance. How has organizational theory evolved into current systems perspectives? How can I analyze my organization to determine readiness for improvement and innovation? What are the implications of understanding my organization for organizational improvement and innovation?

Course Code: GS 502

1/17/2022 - 3/13/2022

Online

MBA students only

Leading Complex Systems - 2022 Spring GS 502

This course prepares students to analyze an organization’s effectiveness related to its ability to achieve its mission, as well as its readiness for improvement and innovation through four frames: cultural, structural, human resource, and political. Additionally, students will learn to integrate their frame analysis into an integrated systems view taking into account the natural phenomena of complexity, chaos and dissonance. How has organizational theory evolved into current systems perspectives? How can I analyze my organization to determine readiness for improvement and innovation? What are the implications of understanding my organization for organizational improvement and innovation?

Course Code: GS 502

3/21/2022 - 5/15/2022

Online

MEL students only

Leading Complex Systems - 2022 Spring GS 502

This course prepares students to analyze an organization’s effectiveness related to its ability to achieve its mission, as well as its readiness for improvement and innovation through four frames: cultural, structural, human resource, and political. Additionally, students will learn to integrate their frame analysis into an integrated systems view taking into account the natural phenomena of complexity, chaos and dissonance. How has organizational theory evolved into current systems perspectives? How can I analyze my organization to determine readiness for improvement and innovation? What are the implications of understanding my organization for organizational improvement and innovation?

Course Code: GS 502

3/21/2022 - 5/15/2022

Online

MBA students only

Leading Complex Systems - 2022 Summer GS 502

This course prepares students to analyze an organization’s effectiveness related to its ability to achieve its mission, as well as its readiness for improvement and innovation through four frames: cultural, structural, human resource, and political. Additionally, students will learn to integrate their frame analysis into an integrated systems view taking into account the natural phenomena of complexity, chaos and dissonance. How has organizational theory evolved into current systems perspectives? How can I analyze my organization to determine readiness for improvement and innovation? What are the implications of understanding my organization for organizational improvement and innovation?

Course Code: GS 502

5/30/2022 - 7/31/2022

Online

To Be Announced

MEL students only;brk6/27-7/3

Leading Complex Systems - 2022 Summer GS 502

This course prepares students to analyze an organization’s effectiveness related to its ability to achieve its mission, as well as its readiness for improvement and innovation through four frames: cultural, structural, human resource, and political. Additionally, students will learn to integrate their frame analysis into an integrated systems view taking into account the natural phenomena of complexity, chaos and dissonance. How has organizational theory evolved into current systems perspectives? How can I analyze my organization to determine readiness for improvement and innovation? What are the implications of understanding my organization for organizational improvement and innovation?

Course Code: GS 502

5/30/2022 - 7/31/2022

Online

To Be Announced

Sprt Rec/Bus stdnt;brk6/27-7/3

Leading Complex Systems - 2022 Summer GS 502

This course prepares students to analyze an organization’s effectiveness related to its ability to achieve its mission, as well as its readiness for improvement and innovation through four frames: cultural, structural, human resource, and political. Additionally, students will learn to integrate their frame analysis into an integrated systems view taking into account the natural phenomena of complexity, chaos and dissonance. How has organizational theory evolved into current systems perspectives? How can I analyze my organization to determine readiness for improvement and innovation? What are the implications of understanding my organization for organizational improvement and innovation?

Course Code: GS 502

5/30/2022 - 7/31/2022

Online

To Be Announced

MBA students;brk 6/27-7/3