Leadership in a Cyber-Enabled World
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This course explores leadership, change management, technology, and security issues that affect large, complex organizations in the public and private sectors. A cyber-enabled organization is characterized by leveraging information technology as a means of cost control or creating organizational capital and value.
Upon course completion students will be able to:
- Utilize critical thinking skills to analyze organizational patterns and relationships.
- Understand the basic concepts and issues related to cyber and its organization impact.
- Appreciate organizations in the context of highly complex operating environments.
- Be able to relate strategy, business, and technology in the context of organizational dynamics.
- Understand technology, management, and leadership issues related to orgnaization processes and problem solving.
Textbook #1: First, Break All the Rules-What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently. Marcus Buckingham & Curt Coffman. Simon & Schuster, NY, NY. 1999. ISBN 0-684-85286-1.
Textbook#2: Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions. Guy Kawasaki, 2011. ISBN: 978-1-59184-379-5.
Textbook #3: The Starfish and The Spider - The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizaitons. Ori Brafman and Rod A. Beckstrom. Portfolio, Penquin Group, NY, NY. 2006. ISBN 1-59184-143-7.
Lecture 1: Course Overview
Lecture 2: Rules to Gain Cyber Advantage
Lecture 3: Right Thing, Right Time, Right Reason
Lecture 4: IT May Be Important - But What Matters?
Lecture 5: Winning Friends and Influencing Enemies- or is it vice versa?
Lecture 6: Think Big, Start Small, Scale Fast
Lecture 7: Paving Cowpaths
Lecture 8: Is Starfish Thinking Relevant in Bureaucracies?
Lecture 9: Who is Moving the Cyber "Cheese"?
Lecture 10: Measuring Cyber
Lecture 11: Corralling the Cyber Force
Lecture 12: Looking at the Future of Cyber