17.466 Organization Theory and the Military

Spring 2003

Army soldiers saluting.
Army soldiers saluting. (Image courtesy of Sgt. Benjamin T. Donde and taken from U.S. Army Web.)

Course Highlights

This course features an extensive list of readings.

Course Description

This course explores organizational concepts and research methods that explain the performance and development of military organizations in peace and war. Classic studies are reviewed. Approaches to current policy problems based on theoretical insights into military organizations and practices are also considered. The class stresses development of new theory.
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Prof. Harvey Sapolsky

Course Meeting Times

One session / week
2 hours / session