15.381 The Human Side of Technology


Class Info

Examines the human side of managing technical professionals and teams throughout innovative processes, including micro and macro issues. Topics include motivational commitment and performance; dealing with complacency; understanding the relationships among innovation, change, motivation, and uncertainty; managing creative individual contributors; effective recognition and reward systems; leading decision making processes; staffing critical roles and cross-functional relationships; information/knowledge transfer; organizational diagnosis for change. Restricted to SDM students; others with permission of instructor.

This class has no prerequisites.

15.381 will not be offered this semester.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

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