Considers the roles and responsibilities of the general manager, with special emphasis on the strategic management of the business unit. Provides a set of concepts and frameworks for formulating and implementing business strategy. For multibusiness firms, problems of corporate organization and strategy are discussed. Issues of corporate governance and social responsibility are also considered. Students grapple (using cases and projects) with diverse managerial situations: large and small organizations, manufacturing and service industries, growing and mature firms and U.S. and international settings.
Bruce Kogut is the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Professor of Leadership and Ethics at Columbia Business School. He teaches courses on Governance and on Governance on Ethics. He has taught in executive programs in the US, Europe, and China.
His current research focuses on governance and corporate compensation, social capital markets and social metrics , and the 'political color of boards,' financed by...