2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

MANA 60680 Strategy Implementation

1.5 credit hours. Prerequisites: MANA 60670. Many sound company strategies fail in their implementation. This course examines the building blocks of successful strategy implementation, include: interactive formulation and implementation; broad participation; appropriate organization structures, integrating devises and incentives; effective evaluation and control mechanisms; and frequent feedback for course correction. Topics include the difficulty of changing an organization, typical structure and control changes as organizations grow, managing in different structures, plus turnarounds and strategic renewal.