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  • Schüll, Natasha (2008-12)
    This class explores the social relevance of neuroscience, considering how emerging areas of brain research reflect and reshape social attitudes and agendas. Topics include brain imaging and popular media; neuroscience of ...
  • Morse, Kenneth; Lehrich, M. Jonathan; Locke, Richard; Loessberg, Shari; Huang, Yasheng (2007-12)
    Entrepreneurship in the 21st century is evolving. Because of global changes in technology, communications, and capital markets, today's innovative startups are building successful companies in countries around the globe, ...
  • Locke, Richard (2007-12)
    The world is changing in two fundamental ways. First, the development of a truly global market in products, services, capital, and even certain types of labor is changing the basic terms of competition for an array of ...
  • Jacoby, Henry D.; Prinn, Ronald G.; Cohen, Jason Blake; Sarofim, Marcus (2007-06)
    Introduces scientific, economic, and ecological issues underlying the threat of global climate change, and the institutions engaged in negotiating an international response. Develops an integrated approach to analysis of ...
  • Parsons, John E.; Obizhaeva, Anna (2007-06)
    Opportunity for group study by graduate students on current topics related to management not otherwise included in curriculum. From the course home page: Course Description This is a course on how corporations make use of ...
  • Mamani, Hamed; Orlin, James; Metzger, Michael; Narayanaswamy, Murali (2007-06)
    15.053 introduces students to the theory, algorithms, and applications of optimization. Optimization methodologies include linear programming, network optimization, integer programming, decision trees, and dynamic programming. ...
  • Davies, Michael (2007-06)
    This course provides a strategic framework for managing high-technology businesses. The emphasis throughout is on the development and application of ways of thinking or mental models that bring clarity to the complex ...
  • Weill, Peter (2007-06)
    Changing the basis of competition, e-Business means doing business electronically by bringing together buyers and sellers. The growth of e-business moves businesses from the place to the space. The familiar components of ...
  • Penn, Kara; Hafrey, Leigh (2007-06)
    This special seminar in management is designed as an introduction to ethics and business, with a focus on business management. Over 13 sessions, students will have the opportunity to explore theoretical concepts in business ...
  • Kaiser, David (2006-06)
    This class explores the changing roles of physics and physicists during the 20th century. Topics range from relativity theory and quantum mechanics to high-energy physics and cosmology. The course also examines the development ...
  • Kochan, Thomas A. (2005-12)
    This course examines the historical evolution and current human and organizational contexts in which scientists, engineers and other professionals work. It outlines today's major challenges facing the management profession ...
  • Tsitsiklis, John (2005-12)
    This is a course on the fundamentals of probability geared towards first or second-year graduate students who are interested in a rigorous development of the subject. The course covers most of the topics in MIT course 6.431 ...
  • Gamarnik, David; Shah, Premal (2005-12)
    The class covers the analysis and modeling of stochastic processes. Topics include measure theoretic probability, martingales, filtration, and stopping theorems, elements of large deviations theory, Brownian motion and ...
  • Rosenfield, Donald; Sharon, Dror (2005-12)
    The class provides a unifying framework for analyzing strategic issues in manufacturing and service operations. Relationships between manufacturing and service companies and their suppliers, customers, and competitors are ...
  • Hafrey, Leigh (2005-12)
    This course explores how we use story to articulate ethical norms. The syllabus consists of short fiction, novels, plays, feature films and some non-fiction. Major topics include leadership and authority, professionalism, ...
  • Piore, Michael; Berger, Suzanne (2005-12)
    Political Economy I explores the major social science paradigms for analyzing relations among state, economy, and society. Through readings, lectures and discussion of original texts in political liberalism and individualism, ...
  • Hax, Arnoldo C. (2005-12)
    Subject focuses on some of the important current issues in strategic management. It concentrates on modern analytical approaches and on enduring successful strategic practices. It is consciously designed with a technological ...
  • Henderson, Rebecca (2005-06)
    Outlines tools for formulating and evaluating technology strategy, including an introduction to the economics of technical change, models of technological evolution, and models of organizational dynamics and innovation. ...
  • Tucker, Catherine (2005-06)
    This course, primarily discussion based, provides a framework for understanding pricing strategies and tactics. Topics covered include pricing in competitive markets, estimating demand, price discrimination, the role of ...
  • Hauser, John (2005-06)
    This course is an introduction to the theory and application of marketing. Marketing topics covered include Customer needs, Company skills, Competition, Collaborators, and Context in marketing and product development (5C's). ...
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