15.342 Organizations and Environments
Provides an introduction to research in "organizations and environments," an interdisciplinary domain of inquiry drawing primarily from sociology, and secondarily from economics, psychology, and political science. Seeks to understand organizational processes and outcomes in the surrounding economic, cultural, and institutional context in which they are situated. Also provides an introduction to the main groups that together form the Behavioral Policy Sciences (BPS) area of MIT/Sloan, including economic sociology, organization studies, work and employment, strategic management, global management, and technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Consists of four modules taught by faculty from each of the four BPS groups, as well as integrative sessions taught by the main instructor. Preference to first-year doctoral students in BPS.
This class has no prerequisites.
15.342 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by R. Reagans.
Lecture occurs 8:30 PM to 11:30 AM on Thursdays in E62-446.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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