MN4125 Managing Planned Change in Complex Organizations

Examination of the approaches to planning and managing change efforts in complex social systems made up of the interdependent components of technology, structure, task, and people; and of the role of the manager or staff specialist; and the process of helping. Emphasis is placed on strategies and technologies for diagnosis and planning aimed at effective implementation. Course provides opportunities for practice using both simulations and actual organizational cases. Particular emphasis is placed on the DoD/ DoN organizations and the special problems they have in bringing about change. Prerequisites: None.

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Course Learning Outcomes

·       Become more effective military officers in understanding, negotiating, and leading change future command assignments.

·       Increase capacity to manage and lead change.

·       Produce deep learning on several dimensions of organizational change.