GM4464 - Competing Through People

Spring 2015

Credit Hours: 1.5

Learning Objective:
None

Description:
This course explores the mix of organizational practices and people that can be the basis of sustainable competitive advantage in the contemporary global business environment. Topics covered include cross-cultural issues in managing people; traditional and emerging models of organizations; organizational culture; leadership; employee skills and motivation; reward systems; and change management.

Topics Covered:
Topics include cross-cultural issues in managing people, organizational culture, motivation and rewards, and change management.

Prerequisites:
None

Web Content:
Syllabus, videos, electronic coursepacks, discussion boards, chat rooms, webcasts, wikis, surveys, assessments, drop boxes.

Homework:
Each Session/week, you will be responsible for completing the reading assignments as well as a written team assignment that relates to the readings. Additionally, you will be required to write a short personal development plan.

Projects:
See Homework Section

Exams:
None.

Textbooks:
Information will be provided through the myThunderbird web site.

Computer Requirements:
Thunderbird minimum technical and software requirements (http://students.thunderbird.edu/faqs-global-mba-online-orientation#10)

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INSTRUCTOR

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Phone
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Email
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Office
Instructor information
will be available at the
myThunderbird site.

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