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Spring 2014 Sociology W3675 section 001

Call Number 64043
Day & Time
TR 10:10am-11:25am
312 Mathematics Building
Points 4
Approvals Required None
Instructor David Stark
Course Description This course examines major innovations in organizations and asks whether innovation itself can be organized.  We study a range of forms of organizing (e.g., bureaucratic, post-bureaucratic, and open architecture network forms) in a broad variety of settings: from fast food franchises to the military-entertainment complex, from airline cockpits to Wall Street trading rooms, from engineering firms to mega-churches, from scientific management at the turn of the twentieth century to collaborative filtering and open source programming at the beginning of the twenty-first.  Special attention will be paid to the relationship between organizational forms and new digital technologies.
Web Site CourseWorks
Department Sociology
Enrollment 77 students (91 max) as of 11:27PM Thursday, October 23, 2014
Final Exam Day/Time May 13
T 9:00am-12:00pm
Final Location 312 Mathematics Building
Subject Sociology
Number W3675
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Open To Columbia College, Engineering and Applied Science: Undergraduate, General Studies, School of Continuing Education, Global Programs, Graduate School of Arts and Science, School of the Arts, International and Public Affairs, Barnard, Engineering and Applied Science: Graduate
Campus Morningside
Section key 20141SOCI3675W001

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