|開講学期／Course Start||2017年度／Academic Year 前期／First 1st Qt,2nd Qt|
|開講曜限／Class period||月/Mon 1,月/Mon 2|
|授業区分／Regular or Intensive||週間授業|
|必修・選択／Mandatory or Elective||選択|
|授業方法／Lecture or Seminar||講義|
|授業科目名／Course Title||経営科学（英語クラス）／Management Science|
|単位数／Number of Credits||2.0|
|更新日／Date of renewal||2017/03/21|
Management is the function undertaken by executives to direct, coordinate and
control all those activities of an organization to complete its objectives. As
an introductory course for Graduate Students at Master’s course of
Engineering, we will give a brief overview of its history and cover
basic concepts of management as well as modern theories. Topics from
Management of Technology (MOT) will also be covered. This class will be
carried out in English. Students' participation in classromm discussions are
welcome. For such purpose, please note we can accept only about 40 students.
／Outcomes Measured By:
1)To understand social functions and disfunctions of enterprises in the course of economic development and social change
2)To learn about brief history of the development of Management Science and understand its basic concepts and structure
3)To learn about several management cases to deepen understandings of management in actual settings
First & Second Week : Enterprises and Structural Change in Industry
Do enterprises bring structural change in Industry? Or any structural change in Industry transforms enterprises? As an introduction to this course, questions as to functions of Management is raised in both in Macro and Micro Socio-Economic System. We will pick up Japanese Beer Market as our case study to consider strategic actions taken by Asahi, Kirin, Sapporo, Suntory, and Daiei.
Third Week : Melancholy of Taylor and the birth of Management Science
This week’s theme is Taylor, the Father of Scientific Management. We will look at what he searched for through his Shop-Management and TaSM-Management, and consider why he had to die in desperation, where we can find a real problem that management has to face.
Fourth Week : From Ford to GM
It is not too much to say that mass production and mass consumption started with Ford. How could they succeed in lowering automobile prices that used to be so expensive? How could they succeed in doubling income of American workers? Their production system is the theme of this week. We have to note the black color of T-Ford was not that of forced uniformity, but the color of the American Dream. Soon, however, the fall of Ford came. We will study how GM challenged Ford to question the power of organizational structure.
Fifth Week : From GM to Toyota
Because of not-enough space, whole class plan will be shouwn at first week.
No textbooks are assigned, but hand out materials are delivered.
Reference materials are assigned when needed.
|Participation in discussion in class (30%) and Final Report at the end of the term (70%).|
|Your positive participationn in discussion during class is highly requested.|
／Message from Lecturer
|As human factors play important roles in management, we would like to encourage all students to be more interested in wider disciplines of knowledge from not only Economics and Sociology but also Cultural Anthropology and Theory of Knowledge and other Human Sciences. Your participation in classroom discussion with your imagination in humanity is much welcome.|
／Learning and Educational Policy
|Understanding social and cultural context located behind technological development|
|This class will be carried out in English.|
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