wrap up, review, and planning for 05 May

review the main points we covered

organizations are complex systems made up of many individuals and each individual within an organization contributes their identity and decisions to the organization's overall identity and impact

understanding the theoretical bases for organizational culture, structure, and leadership empower individuals to be more effective within an organization and within their professional lives

an organization's culture, structure, and leadership impacts the choices it makes and the kind of organization it tries to be

technology has provided improved tools for organizations to use as they engage with information

information technology professionals are in high demand, but they bear a significant responsibility to behave ethically in their personal and organizational lives

unethical organizational behavior, intentional or inadvertant, carried out by individuals, intentionally or inadvertantly, brings signficant risk to public health and safety

things we'll talk about

what other things did we learn about how organizations operate?

what do organizations depend on to be successful and effective? and can they be one without the other?

how can we guage an organization's effectiveness?

how does technology contribute to an organization's effectiveness? what kinds of technology specifically do this?

how can you all contribute to this effectiveness?