Leading Transformation in Health and Social Sector Organizations
GSM OB 802
Organizations in the health and social service sectors have missions to create social value in a variety of areas including patient care, client services, environmental sustainability, educational access, global health, health service delivery, and poverty. This course examines theories and practices of leading transformation uded to bring about a desired social impact through such organizations. For example, it will explore how sustainable change is achieved through "small steps" infused into everyday life. In order to build skills in leading transformation the course is heavily experientials. It will integrate a field-based group project along with exercises, cases and speakers. Group project teams will work with a health or social sector organization to examine a change effort and devlop a leadership briefing that distills the change implementations process and value realized, and generates actional recommendations for leading future transformation.