Businesses today operate in an international environment—global markets, suppliers, alliances, and partnerships. The basic principles of management are universal, but they are often interpreted and applied differently in other parts of the world. This program focuses on the strategic challenges faced by businesses operating in a Pan-Asian or global context. It combines the fundamentals of general management theory and practice from the United States with an Asian-Pacific perspective. The program is held in Singapore.
Carroll has designed and directed several high-level custom executive education programs for global Fortune 50 companies, including Caterpillar and General Motors. Approximately a year long, these programs typically engage a cohort of top and high potential executives in multiple modules taught at various locations throughout the world. The programs review, apply and integrate basic principles of management including critical analytical thinking, innovation and adaptiveness, personal leadership, strategy, supply chain, institutional analysis and organizational design. The programs culminate in high-profile action projects that intend to impact current and future corporate performance.
This course examines organization culture, how and why managers can use culture to maximize results within an organization, and how culture can undermine results. The course begins by situating cultural leadership and management within a culture-shaping framework and the opportunities, obligations and methods for leaders to impact culture. It also focuses on what is different in cultural management and why so many contemporary firms attempt to use it. We analyze the relationship between culture and strategy, seeking alignment between the two. The course also explores different kinds of cultures seen in high performing and low performing organizations, and seeks to understand how cultural content affects behavior and business results...
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Organizational culture and its dynamics
How do corporations and other organizations maintain and transmit their cultures over time? Culture and Demography in Organizations offers the most reliable and comprehensive answer to this complex question to date. The first book on the subject to ground its analysis in mathematical tools and computer simulation, it goes beyond standard approaches, which focus on socialization within organizations, by explicitly considering the effects of demographic processes of entry, exit, and organizational growth.
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