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  Sep 21, 2020
 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Spring Addendum 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Spring Addendum [Archived Catalog]

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MAL 6002 - Systems Thinking and Adaptive Leadership


This course introduces students to systems theory, family systems theory, and their application in Adaptive Leadership. The systems thinking skills that are introduced are: cultivating non-reductionist thinking approaches; performing contextual analyses; recognizing feedback loops, stocks, and flows; emergent properties and strange attractors; and cognitive agility with self-organizing dynamics and structures. An outcome of this course will be the ability to exercise agile thinking - processing, integrating information that emerges out of complex dynamics and relationships. Adaptive Leadership is introduced as a specific leadership framework for engaging in the field of complex dynamics and emergent properties. 3 credit(s)




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