Course Description

OLM 7004
Managing Innovation & the Learning
Critical analysis of theoretical and empirical literature, and best practices about managing innovation and the learning organization. The key transformational role of technology and its impact on emerging core organizational learning capabilities are emphasized. Collaborative work environments, diffusion of innovation, systems thinking, and the technology adoption cycle are examined as means to improve organizational capabilities and managerial competencies required to promote innovation and a learning organization. The cultural structures and processes of a learning organization are explored.