read to prepare yourselves for session 15
Mintzberg, H. (1979).
The Structuring of Organizations: A Synthesis of the Research.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.
Chapter 2, Five basic parts of the organization, pages 18-21 only
Choo, C. W. (2006).
The knowing organization: How organizations use information to construct meaning, create knowledge, and make decisions.
New York: Oxford University Press.
Chapter 1, "The Knowing Organization: A Holistic View of How Organizations Use Information." 1-28
things we'll talk about
- we'll review Mintzberg's five basic parts of an organization
- how can we apply this to our personal experiences within organizations?
- can we place ourselves in this model?
- do Choo's knowledge creation models make sense to us?
If the session will include an in-class exercise, it will be noted here.