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ADGR 7719 Maximizing Intellectual Capital (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

Competitive and globally interconnected climates demand new competencies. Successful organizational leaders know how to tap people’s capacity to learn. They develop a vision for transforming the way people work, learn and interact and understand how patterns developed in one context can be adapted in others. Course explores techniques which expand an organization’s capacity to create the future. It examines adult learning styles, behavior and the drive for success, and explores the impact of decisions that affect career, family and financial security. Presents a variety of frameworks for maximizing personal and professional growth. Readings include A Hope in the Unseen, Suskind; Sari, Pio; Understanding Men's Passages, Sheehy; Life Entrepreneurs, Gergen and Vanourek; Class Matters, NY Times; Disrupting Class, Christensen; Outliers, Gladwell.


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Last Updated: 20-Feb-14