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Department
Political Science
Course
POLS 2250
Professor
Tim Mau
Semester
Winter

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January 28, 2013 – POLS2250 – T. Mau Systems Theory - dominant and organization theory in the 1960s - Daniel Katz and Robert Kahn – concept of the ‘open’ system [vs. closed system] - Focus is on the external environment of the organization - System – “an organized collection of parts united by prescribed interactions and designed for the accomplishment of specific goals” Kats and Kahn’s Open System - 9 common characteristics o importation of energy  input – people, human resources, financial resources, raw materials as needed o throughput  creating new product, creating new public policy, training people o output  new road, new bridge, service the state is ultimately provi
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