2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) 
    
    Jul 17, 2019  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MMPA 6391 - Transformative Change in a Shared-Power World


(5 cr.) Students in this course are engaged in a collaborative study of the nature and methods of transformative change in the complex human systems of contemporary public organizations. Students explore and employ a pragmatic-action-learning process for studying the experience of transformative change in complex systems. They examine the dynamics of complex adaptive systems to gain an understanding of how large-scale and highly interrelated human systems change through self-organization. Students explore and apply appreciative inquiry and other selected methods of transformative change to a positive organizational-change situation of personal interest. They also have the opportunity to develop professional-action habits for pragmatic-action learning in the practice of public administration.



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