Description: Covers the building, running and growing of an organization. Subject has four central themes: how to think analytically about designing organizational systems; how leaders, especially founders, play a critical role in shaping an organization's culture; what really needs to be done to build a successful organization for the long-term; and what can one do to improve the likelihood of personal success. Principles of organizational architecture, group behavior and performance, interpersonal influence, leadership and motivation. Through a series of cases, lectures, readings and exercises, students develop competencies in organizational design, human resources management, leadership and organizational behavior. Restricted to MIT Sloan Fellows in Innovation and Global Leadership.
Course #: 15.388
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