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Devil's Advocate: Power of Divergent Thinking

Devil's Advocate: Power of Divergent Thinking

Online
Course Number
DYNM 5510 910
Course Code
DYNM5510910
Course Key
76112
Day(s)
Wednesday
Time
5:15pm-8:15pm
Instructor
Primary Program
Course Note
DYNM Category: A; DYNM Concentration: LMC.
Course Description
This course meets synchronously on Wednesdays during Summer Session I. There will be 6 asynchronous sessions. Short-term or long-term? Us or them? Build or buy? Margin or volume? My way or the highway! Ad infinitum, apparent forced choices--or no choice--and limited perspectives can create costly tugs of war or constricted judgment without our minds (and hearts) and in organization dynamics, persuasive, and often hidden, divergence in thinking offers great opportunity for learning, creativity, and sound decision-making. This course offers several robust, practical techniques for bringing the value of diverse perspectives in politically productive ways to leadership thinking, communications, and organization dynamics. Prerequisite: Permits for non-DYNM students: https://www.sas.upenn.edu/lps/graduate/dynamics/course-permit
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