Leadership and Organizations uses cases and simulations to explore how theories of behavior apply to individuals and groups within organizations.
Leading the strategic change process focuses on key tasks in leading the strategic change process in organizations, creating a shared understanding of the present and desired states of the organization, creating a shared urgent need for change, a change vision, and the belief that change is possible and finally leading the change transition process.
Negotiation Strategies develops negotiation and dispute-resolution skills through simulations set in dyads, groups, and multilateral contexts within and between organizations and across cultures.
Strategic Crisis Management provides managers with conceptual tools to successfully master high-pressure, complex crisis scenarios. Topics include issue and media management, dealing with activists and interest groups, and surviving legal, legislative, and regulatory challenges.
Human Resource Strategies provides an understanding of HR issues from the perspective of top-tier executives and policy-makers rather than from the perspective of the HR manager. Day-to-day human resource quandaries are discussed in the context of mainstream economic, psychological and sociological theory, all with an eye towards understanding the impact of such decisions on employees, organizational effectiveness, and the broader market and social context.
Social Dynamics and Networks explores cutting edge research on the relationship between individual choices and collective outcomes with the goal of improving students’ ability to manage and lead organizations in today’s complex and highly interconnected world. The course employs simple yet powerful interactive models and hands-on exercises to develop understanding of both the theory and applications of social dynamics. Topics covered will include social networks, social media, tipping points, contagion, herd behavior, the wisdom of crowds, and prediction markets.
Leading High Impact Teams offered by Kellogg Evanston
Social Dynamics and Networks offered by Kellogg Miami and Kellogg Evanston