Strategic Decision Making and Problem Solving

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ABUS 4012

Delivery Method
Fully online
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About This Course

Frameworks/processes for decision-making. Analyzing causes, effects of problems, and solutions in organizations. Creativity, team building. Case studies, final real-world project, online presentation.

Sample textbook: Fogler, H. Scott, & LeBlanc, Steven E. (2014). Strategies for Creative Problem Solving (3rd ed.)


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Daniel McNamara

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.S., Industrial Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison; B.S., industrial engineering, University of Dayton

Daniel E. McNamara has been a college professor for more than 35 years and has more than 25 years' experience in project management and in operations management. He currently teaches master's level and undergraduate courses at various Twin Cities universities. He also teaches courses in statistics, operations research, and project management. His research interests include the development of a set of new organic principles of management to be used in today's chaotic environment, as well as the relevance of today's business school research for real-world practitioners.

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