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Mary Cass Mabbott
LIS 580
Seattle Campus

Management of Information Organizations

Introduction to internal and external management issues and practices in information organizations. Internal issues include organizational behavior, organizational theory, personnel, budgeting, planning. External issues include organizational environments, politics, marketing, strategic planning, funding sources. Prerequisite: LIS 500, which may be taken concurrently.

Class description

This is an introductory course that will give you an overview of various organizational environments, managing people, leadership, evaluation, planning and changing an organization. Whether or not you actually become a manager, this course will help you to understand how various information environments are run.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Mary Cass Mabbott
Date: 01/03/2014