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Adams, Heather L Senior Instructor

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Research

keywords

  • social media, organizational learning, social capital, mindful use of information systems, statistics, leadership, global issues

Teaching

courses taught

  • BAIM 4065 - Leadership in a Digital Age
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    In the digital age, leaders have to orchestrate radical redesign of everything from their internal processes to their business model on an ongoing basis. This requires leaders to adopt new approaches to leadership and new behaviors. This course provides students with the skills required in identifying business opportunities, finding appropriate information related technologies and leading innovation efforts to success. Formerly MGMT 4065.
  • BCOR 1025 - Statistical Analysis in Business
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Covers sampling concepts, graphical and numerical data summaries, basic probability theory, discrete and continuous probability models, sampling distributions, hypothesis testing, correlation and both simple and multiple regression analysis. Students learn decision making and solving business problems by using data. Uses statistical features of Excel. Course requirements: laptop with Excel 2013 or newer; clickers. Credit not granted for this course and BCOR 1020.
  • BCOR 2202 - Principles of Organizational Behavior
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Focuses on the fundamentals of management. Students will learn the basic concepts and best practices in the behavioral sciences that can improve their abilities to lead and manage in organizations. Frameworks for individual, team, and organizational behavior are presented and discussed. Topics include personality traits, culture, decision making, teams, planning, motivation, leadership, well-being and human resources. A group project provides practice in teamwork and in applying the frameworks in practice. Credit not granted for this course and BCOR 2300, BCOR 2001
  • BUSM 2011 - Principles of Management
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Focuses on the knowledge and skills needed to effectively lead and manage individuals, teams, and organizations, leading to a more efficient workplace. Degree credit not granted for this course and BUSM 2001.
  • BUSM 3001 - Managing Innovation in Organizations
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Examines the organizational structures that support innovation and organizational change. Creativity and innovation are becoming critical competitive advantages, yet over forty percent of the new products that are launched each year fail in the marketplace. Focuses on the role of effective teamwork in organizations and the tools needed during new product development to improve success.
  • BUSM 3010 - Managing Innovation I
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Examines the organizational structures that support innovation and organizational change. Creativity and innovation are becoming critical competitive advantages, yet over forty percent of the new products that are launched each year fail in the marketplace. Focuses on the role of effective teamwork in organizations and the tools needed during new product development to improve success. Degree credit not granted for this course and BUSM 3001.
  • INBU 3300 - International Business and Management
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018
    This survey course takes a broad and comprehensive perspective on managing and operating in a rapidly growing global economy. Explores regional and national approaches to international management, including trade practices, country penetration strategies, international finance and accounting, marketing across cultures, global service and manufacturing operations, cultural and legal differences, ethical and sustainability issues and global competitive strategy.

Background

International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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