Organizational Leadership and Management in Developing Countries (sp16)

Course ID: 
GDEV-4900-01
Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016
Credits: 
3
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Description: 

Organizational Leadership and Management in Developing Countries is an interdisciplinary course that examines the complex challenges inherent to managing non-profit and governmental organizations in developing regions. Central to our examination is the role of leadership in managing social, political, and financial influences upon policy decision-making. Within this context, the class focuses on negotiating constraints in policy development and implementation and draws comparatively from experiences in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the United States. 

Textbook(s) on Amazon Books: 
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Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc (2014)
Binding: Paperback, 352 pages
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Author: David Bornstein
Publisher: Oxford University Press (2007)
Binding: Paperback, 368 pages
Image of Rewriting the Rules of the American Economy: An Agenda for Growth and Shared Prosperity
Author: Joseph E. Stiglitz
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company (2015)
Binding: Hardcover, 256 pages
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Author: Fareed Zakaria
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company (2012)
Binding: Paperback, 336 pages
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