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100 % en línea

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Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Fechas límite flexibles

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Horas para completar

Aprox. 14 horas para completar

Sugerido: 6 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week...
Idiomas disponibles

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English)

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

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The Lessons from Rome Part I

In Ancient Rome, merchant organisations very similar to modern firms were critical to capitalising key markets and to solving serious logistical problems to enable a vibrant trading network across the Mediterranean, including, critically, supplying the city of Rome itself with the food its citizens needed to survive. We will examine the Roman grain market and the organisations that operated within that market to ask: what, exactly, is a firm? What led to the firm's evolution? And what is the issue of agency that a firm inevitably entails?...
Reading
5 videos (Total 49 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Introduction 4m
The Problem of Information 10m
The Problem of Transaction Costs8m
Institutional Solutions and The Agency Dilemma 12m
Reading3 lecturas
Syllabus & Readings10m
Grading and Logistics10m
Reading & Study Questions10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
One: The Lessons from Rome Part I12m
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1 hora para completar

The Lessons from Rome Part II

This lecture expands upon the first discussion, drawing from the insights gained about firm organisation in the Ancient world to ask about the effectiveness of the Forced Distribution Ranking Scheme (also known as "stack and rank", "up and out", etc...) to evaluate and promote or terminate employees, widely used by many of today's leading corporations....
Reading
4 videos (Total 46 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video4 videos
Some Drawbacks 12m
Weighing the Method9m
Concluding Lessons from the Roman Grain Market 11m
Reading1 lectura
Reading & Study Questions10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Two: The Lessons from Rome Part II12m
Semana
3
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1 hora para completar

What is Innovation?

We live in the innovation economy. Firms have chief innovation officers. Innovation is, so we are told, the key to securing the future. And there are quite literally millions of books on the subject of innovation. So, what does it mean? And is it a useful idea for management? We'll consider both questions. ...
Reading
5 videos (Total 50 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
The Box: Explaining Its Introduction 12m
The Box: Conditions for Success8m
The Box: The Story of Failure 8m
Conclusion: Thinking Beyond Innovation 10m
Reading1 lectura
Reading & Study Questions10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Three: What is Innovation?12m
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4
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2 horas para completar

The Power of Narrative

What do Hollywood movies, the Synoptic gospels, housing bubbles, Alan Greenspan's monetary policy, and the world's worst merger have in common? This week's lecture will develop a reading of narrative in order to explore a common pitfall that affects many managerial decisions....
Reading
9 videos (Total 95 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video9 videos
Towards a Metacritical Concept of Narrative 13m
Home-Buying as An Investment 10m
Irrationality in The Marketplace 9m
Context Analysis 8m
The Behavior of Market Actors 9m
A Cognitively Dissonant Market?13m
Why Didn't The Federal Reserve Act? 9m
Narrative Structures and Managerial Decisions: Concluding Remarks 8m
Reading1 lectura
Reading & Study Questions10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Four: The Power of Narrative12m

Instructor

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Rolf Strom-Olsen

Professor
Humanities

Acerca de IE Business School

IE Business School is an internationally recognized business school where the leaders of tomorrow shape their ideas and learn to become global citizens. For over 40 years, IE Business School has promoted innovation and change in organizations, equipping managers with an entrepreneurial mindset that generates employment, wealth, and social well-being. Regularly featured among the top business schools in the world, IE Business School has an urban campus in Madrid and a faculty of more than 400 professors who teach students from approximately 90 countries in its undergraduate and master programs. IE uses innovative online, face-to-face, and blended learning formats, including the IE Communities Platform where knowledge and experiences are exchanged with over 50,000 IE graduates that currently hold management positions in more than 100 countries worldwide....

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