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Class Schedule: List of Topics and Dates

by on August 20, 2007
  • Sept. 26:Course Administration and Introduction
  • Oct. 1: Introduction to Change: An Overview (HOC 1FOC 1)
  • Oct. 3: Urgency and Change: Understanding Triggers, Enhancers and Suppressors of Change (HOC 2)
  • Oct. 8: Chang Agents: Assembling a Winning Team (HOC 3)
  • Oct. 10: Vision and Communication: Delivering the Message (HOC 4-5)
  • Oct. 15: Video Case Discussion 1 – (1) Vision, Value, and Culture (2) Building and Motivating Teams
  • Oct. 17: Empowerment: Networks of Change (HOC 6FOC 2)
  • Oct. 22: Wins and Persistence: Building Sustainable Program (HOC 7-8)
  • Oct. 24: Making Change Stick: A Reflection (HOC 9-10)
  • Oct. 29: Video Case Discussion 2 – (1) Taking Charge (2) Difficulty Conversations
  • Oct. 31: Adaptation: Thriving on Uncertainty (FOC 3)
  • Nov. 5: Emergence: Goals, Plans, and Structures (FOC 4)
  • Nov. 7: Amplification of Change: Differences and Similarity (FOC 5-6)
  • Nov. 12: Veterans Day – NO CLASS
  • Nov. 14: Video Case Discussion 3 – (1) Making Ethical Decisions (2) Leading Change
  • Nov. 19: OPEN DAY – GROUP PROJECT WORK TIME
  • Nov. 21: Thanksgiving Holiday – NO CLASS
  • Nov. 26: Defining Success: The Role of Fit (FOC 7)
  • Nov. 28: Self Organization and Complexity: Appreciating Ambiguity (FOC 8-9)
  • Dec. 3: Student Presentations – I
  • Dec. 5: Student Presentations – II

Readings are noted in parenthesis and refer to the following two books

  • The Heart of Change by John P. Kotter and Dan S. Cohen; Harvard Business School Press, 2002 (HOC)
  • Facilitating Organization Change: Lessons from Complexity Science by Edwin E. Olson and Glenda H. Eoyang, Pfeiffer, 2001 (FOC)
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