Management Approaches to Development and Change 2nd Ed.

Managing Development and Change — Unit 2

The Open University

Publisher: The Open University, 1997, 56 pages

ISBN: 0-7492-7934-6

Keywords: Change Management, MBA

Last modified: Jan. 25, 2014, 1:58 p.m.

Open University Business School Diploma B751 Managing Development and Change

  • Session 1 A Systems Approach to Development and Change
    • 1.1 Representing Complexity
    • 1.2 Systems Thinking
    • 1.3 Systemic Approaches
      • Components, elements and subsystems
      • Boundaries
    • 1.4 Workable Boundaries
      • The helicopter view
      • Environment
    • 1.5 Systems Behaviour
      • Input-Output Diagrams
      • Control
  • Session 2 Diagramming as a Tool for Exploring Development and Change Situations
    • 2.1 A Picture Paints a Thousand Words
    • 2.2 Diagram Types and Techniques
    • 2.3 Diagramming Guidelines
      • Clarity
      • Overcrowding
      • Logic
      • Labels
      • Assumptions
      • Consistency
      • Keys
    • 2.4 Describing the Current Situations
      • Functional Flow Diagrams
      • Activity Sequence Diagrams
      • Relationship Diagrams
      • Systems Maps
      • Other diagram types used for description
    • 2.5 Analysing Change Scenarios
        • Force-Field analysis
        • Influence Diagrams
      • Multiple Cause Diagrams
        • Information Flow Diagrams
        • Rich Pictures
  • Session 3 Developing Your Management Practice
    • 3.1 An Approach to Learning
    • 3.2 Learning to Manage Development and Change

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Management Approaches to Development and Change

Reviewed by Roland Buresund

Decent ****** (6 out of 10)

Last modified: May 21, 2007, 3:12 a.m.

MBA material, what do you expect?

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