Getting organized (Organization Theory)

ADMS 1010

Week 2 Checklist:

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Week 2 (Sep 15). So, you want to be a manager? (Management)

Mintzberg, H. (1990). The Manager’s Job: Folklore and Fact. Harvard Business Review, 68(2), 163–176.

Drucker, P. F. (2005). Managing Oneself. Harvard Business Review, 83(1), 100–109.


Lecture Recordings:

Lecture 2:

1) What is ADMS and History of B-Schools


2) Managers: Myths vs. Reality, Mitzberg Article and Research, Introspection


3)Managing Oneself and Week 2 Reflection Take-Up


Week 3 Assignment (and related readings)


Assignment Due

Week 3. Getting organized (Organization Theory)


Is bigger better?

a)       Draw a single concept map illustrating the primary claims and ideas presented in the Chandler and Schumacher readings (Use about ½ a page.  Digitally or hand-drawn concept maps are fine.  If you choose hand-drawn you will need to scan and attach the graphic to your electronically submitted file.)

b)      In the following ½ page describe whose claim(s) you find more compelling.  Be sure to outline why you find it more compelling and why the alternative view is less convincing.


Tues Sep 21, 21:00


Week 3 (Sep 22). Getting organized (Organization Theory)


Dyer, L. (2019). Critical Thinking for Business Students. Captus Press. (Chapter 2: Claims)

Chandler, A. D. (1990). The Enduring Logic of Industrial Success. Harvard Business Review, 68(2), 130–140.

Schumacher, E. F. (1973). Small is beautiful: A study of economics as if people mattered. London: Blond and Briggs. (Part I/Chapter 5: A question of size) **NOTE: This is available under Select Readings/Book Chapters on our eclass page***



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