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This first segment of the IMC course focuses on the broad strategic picture by examining the external environment in which a leader is operating.
This is the first segment of the Integrated Management Curriculum - a three quarter sequence designed to teach skills, practices and theories involve
The second IMC term builds upon the first, relating the importance of the internal operational capacity to the external environment. However, in this second term, the focus is on the specifics of operational effectiveness, rather than on the broader strategic examination of the first term.
The second IMC term builds upon the first, relating the importance of the internal operational capacity to the external environment.
As the previous IMC terms provided external and internal perspectives of the responsibilities of leadership, this term is intended to weave those together, by providing practice at integrating the skills, and focusing on how to affect policy.
As the previous IMC terms provided external and internal perspectives of the responsibilities of leadership, this term is intended to weave those tog
A widely published and skilled writer, experienced in government, research, and teaching, presents a powerful tool for accomplishing writing tasks. Written by UC Berkeley's Michael O'Hare, its form exemplifies the concept.
Writing well is a professional skill; more widely required in public service than perhaps any other.
Early in his teaching career at a graduate school of public affairs, an assistant professor leading a management case discussion is brought up short by an African-American student's objection to "racism" in the case text. It is suitable for discussion in faculty groups focusing on teaching about diversity, leading discussion on charged subjects, and leading discussion among diverse participants.
This brief, three part case focuses on an unsettling moment in the life of a public management class, when racial tensions surface during discussion of a case involving minority staff at a public a
A skeptical consultant sets out to evaluate a rural development project and discovers it to be a genuine success, then ponders how to analyze its strengths and write a report that will help similar initiatives gain support.
Yumeko Shirooka is a consultant hired by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs to evaluate development activities in China.
Conflict erupts when the Catholic Church seeks to reclaim a building that has housed a popular public school for almost fifty years based on a Hungarian law requiring localities to return all property to local religious orders. The case also prompts analysis of how local governments are caught between the dictates of nationally driven policy or regulation and the specific, unique needs of their own communities.
This short, engaging case spurs class discussion about the role of community-based interest groups and the pressures they exert on local governments and public executives.
For both new and experienced case method instructors. This essay uses a single case as a point of departure to richly discuss some of the most basic issues in case teaching.
This is a new formulation of basic advice for both those new to case teaching and those who are already experienced.
Executive Director Lundberg has a new five-year contract, but must deal with a board that is divided over the use of the school’s land, only a small portion of which is actually needed for the school’s facilities. A showdown is brewing...
At the beginning of a new school year during the Great Recession, Bedford Falls Academy Executive Director Susan Lundberg proposes an ambitious five-year capital improvement and enrollment growth p
This short piece richly conveys the essence of cases, the critical tasks of case teaching and case writing, and the key indicators of quality in both case texts and class discussions.
In this ten-page introduction to the case method, Professor Laurence E. Lynn, Jr. of the University of Chicago, and formerly of Harvard's John F.