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    • BUSA-1901 Personal and Consumer Law
      Description

      A course designed to familiarize students with the legal environment in which they live. This includes the operation of the U.S. legal system, alternative dispute resolution and conflict management, and rights and obligations arising in various consumer, domestic, business, and employment contexts.

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    • BUSA-1910 Using Information Technology Today and Tomorrow
      Description

      A course designed to assure a basic level of computer applications literacy, to include word processing, presentations software, LAN, e-mail and Internet utilizations.

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    • BUSA-1XXX University Syst Studies Abroad
    • BUSA-2106 Legal and Ethical Environment of Business
      Description

      An introduction to the legal, regulatory, and ethical environment of business, considering the interrelationship and impact of political, social, cultural, environmental, technological, international, and diversity issues. Requires overall GPA of 2.0.

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    • CISM-2201 Foundations of Computer Applications
      Description

      An introduction to management information systems that focuses on emerging technologies and examines how programs such as Microsoft Office can be used in making business decisions. There is a heavy emphasis on Excel as students format and modify worksheets, use advanced formulas, and create charts and pivot tables. Requires overall GPA of 2.0.

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    • CISM-3330 Management of Information Systems
      Description

      This course introduces students to the study of organizations as systems supported by information processing. Students will be able to distinguish needs for information at different levels in organizations. They will be able to evaluate information system decisions. They will analyze business information problems using formal methods.

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    • CISM-3340 Data Resource Management and Design
      Description

      Application of development tools and languages (e.g., DBMS, Visual Basic, etc.) for business problem solving in a database environment.

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    • CISM-3350 Information Systems Research
      Description

      This course introduces students to basic research concepts. Additionally, students demonstrate their ability to recognize and understand emerging MIS-related technology.

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    • CISM-4310 Business Systems Analysis and Design
      Description

      Develop knowledge for business systems analysis and design processes including familiarization with tools and techniques of SA/D and development of problem solving skills.

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    • CISM-4330 Enterprise Architecture
      Description

      An introduction to the theoretical and practical issues related to Enterprise Architecture (EA). EA is the organizing structure for business processes and IT infrastructure. Top performing organizations know how to design their business processes and IT infrastructure for success of their current operations, and the most successful companies know how to expand their EA to enable innovation and to seize a competitive advantage for the future. This course will introduce students to EA concepts and will equip students with design thinking tools and knowledge needed to extend an organization’s EA. Specific emphasis will be placed on using SAP enterprise systems design tools. Same as MGNT 4330.

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    • CISM-4350 Enterprise and Decision Support Systems
      Description

      An introduction to the theoretical and practical issues related to enterprise and decision support systems. Will introduce students to the technologies involved in these systems and will examine the need to share, communicate, and manage organizational information for integration and decision making. Specific emphasis will be placed on using enterprise systems such as Greenway's PrimeSuite or SAP's enterprise system.

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    • CISM-4355 Cyber Security
      Description

      Business and government are facing a rapidly expanding need for information security professionals. This course surveys important skills in information security program design, networking and application security, the development of information security safeguards and information security auditing, disaster recovery, policy development, identity management, and effective threat assessment. This course is only for MIS majors.

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    • CISM-4382 Special Problems in Management Information Systems
      Description

      In-depth, supervised, individual study of one or more current problems of a business organization.

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    • CISM-4386 Business Internship (Management Information Systems)
      Description

      Practical internship experience with a commercial firm or organization for selected junior or senior students. (Students will be given a written agreement specifying course credit hours and grading system to be used).

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    • CISM-4390 Business Intelligence and Data Mining
      Description

      This course introduces students to the fundamental concepts of business intelligence and several data mining software tools that enable organizations to strive for business intelligence.

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    • MGNT-3600 Management
      Description

      A study of the basic concepts and processes of management. The course includes the study of legal, social political environment with specific emphasis on the behavioral perspectives in organizations.

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    • MGNT-3602 Business Law
      Description

      A course designed to expand the student's understanding of the legal and ethical environment in which businesses operate, including a study of the law of sales, commercial paper, and secured transactions under the uniform Commercial Code, debtor/creditor law, bankruptcy, real and personal property, insurance, selected types of business organization, and professional liability.

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    • MGNT-3605 Organizational Behavior
      Description

      The focus of this course is on individual, group and organizational behavioral factors and the managerial perspective on processes, techniques, and practices to improve effectiveness, efficiency, and work satisfaction.

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    • MGNT-3615 Operations Management
      Description

      This course is designed to emphasize the strategic importance of operations management to the overall performance of the organization. Students will study the basic principles required to organize and manage both service and manufacturing firms. Topics include issues such as work design, inventory control, supply chains, scheduling, quality control, lean operating systems, and project management.

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    • MGNT-3616 Human Resource Information Systems
      Description

      This course will teach students the architecture, applications, and benefits of Human Resource Information Systems. It will show them how an HRIS with artificial intelligence decision/support capabilities can improve the HR processes by using a shared database of information about jobs, people and the organization.

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    • MGNT-3618 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
      Description

      Study to isolate and examine for solution the significant problems encountered by men and women who establish and manage small businesses.

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    • MGNT-3625 Contemporary Issues in Management
      Description

      Title and description of specific courses to be specified at time of offering. Course may be repeated with permission, up to a maximum of 10 hours.

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    • MGNT-3627 Managing Cultural Differences
      Description

      A course designed to enable students to become more competitive in their chosen career fields by developing in them an understanding of the importance of increasing global economic interdependence and the challenges of relating to people from other countries or cultures. Same as SOCI 3273.

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    • MGNT-3630 Environmental Law
      Description

      An introduction to the legal and regulatory aspects of environmental law, its history and sources, its reliance on scientific principles as well as its relationship to business management.

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    • MGNT-3633 Research Methods for Managers
      Description

      This course is designed to introduce students to basic approaches for conducting research in a business environment. A special emphasis is placed on research methods and tactics that are applicable to enhancing management practice, organizational effectiveness, and organizational survival. Students will be introduced to various pathways to knowledge, research method design, data collection, data analysis, reporting of research results, the peer review process, and applied research.

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    • MGNT-3635 New Venture Management
      Description

      This course is designed to introduce students to issues encountered during a business start-up. Students will be required to write their own business plan.

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    • MGNT-4330 Enterprise Architecture
      Description

      An introduction to the theoretical and practical issues related to Enterprise Architecture (EA). EA is the organizing structure for business processes and IT infrastructure. Top performing organizations know how to design their business processes and IT infrastructure for success of their current operations, and the most successful companies know how to expand their EA to enable innovation and to seize a competitive advantage for the future. This course will introduce students to EA concepts and will equip students with design thinking tools and knowledge needed to extend an organization’s EA. Specific emphasis will be placed on using SAP enterprise systems design tools. Same as CISM 4330.

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    • MGNT-4355 Cyber Security
      Description

      Business and government are facing a rapidly expanding need for information security professionals. This course surveys important skills in information security program design, networking and application security, the development of information security safeguards and information security auditing, disaster recovery, policy development, identity management, and effective threat assessment. Same as CISM 4355. May only be taken by Management majors when it is cross-listed.

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    • MGNT-4610 Logistics
      Description

      Logistics represents the market-driven activities necessary to plan and control procurement, production and inventory, and distribution. The planning and control aspects of these activities and the interfaces among these activities are the subjects of this course. Logistics has four major parts: Production and inventory control, procurement, distribution, and the relationships among and integration of these areas.

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    • MGNT-4615 Manufacturing Processes
      Description

      Manufacturing processes define the methods that companies use in designing, producing, and delivering goods and services required by customers. This course contains four major topics: Industrial facilities management, process design and development, manufacturing, and their relationships.

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    • MGNT-4616 Project Management
      Description

      This course is a study of the fundamental processes for planning, budgeting, monitoring, controlling, and terminating projects within organizations. There will be an emphasis on utilizing project-related software within the context of completing course assignments.

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    • MGNT-4620 Human Resource Management
      Description

      A study of the planning, acquisition, and administration of Human Resources in organizations. Includes case studies and applications of problem solving techniques.

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    • MGNT-4621 Applications in Human Resource Management
      Description

      This course allows you to apply the concepts learned in the basic human resources HR course. Through case analysis, role playing, and assigned projects, you will gain an appreciation of and experience with the types of situations that HR professional face on a routine basis. Additionally, you will become adept at using research tools used by HR professionals to address situations with which they may not be familiar. Further, you will receive exposure to the journals, websites, and professional organizations that HR practitioners use to stay abreast of changes in the field.

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    • MGNT-4625 International Management
      Description

      International operations of American firms, impact of international competition in the domestic market; organization for international production, marketing, financing, international markets, resources, institutions, managerial problems arising out of governmental relations.

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    • MGNT-4626 Women and Work
      Description

      A course designed to familiarize students with the history of women and work, present role of women in the workplace, and current issues affecting working women; and to develop in students skills and strategies for dealing with issues related to women and work. Same as SOCI 4103.

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    • MGNT-4630 Dispute Resolution in Contemporary Organizations
      Description

      Analysis of the causes and consequences of conflicts in and among organizations with strategies and processes for their effective resolution. The course will cover the sources of organizational conflicts, strategies for conflict avoidance, approaches for conflict resolution, and traditional and alternative dispute resolution methods.

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    • MGNT-4640 Employment Law
      Description

      Development, current status, and implications of legislation court rulings, and government agencies' decisions in equal employment opportunity, employee protection, employment contracts, individual employment rights, income and retirement security, and international employment, as well as emerging issues in human resource management, as related to the effective management of human resources.

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    • MGNT-4660 Strategic Management
      Description

      An integrative approach to the study of the total enterprise from the executive management's point of view--the environment in which it operates, the direction management intends to head, management's strategic plan and the task of implementing and executing the chosen strategy. Must be taken no earlier than one semester before graduation and provided completion of Core Area F business courses and MGNT 3600, MKTG 3803, FINC 3511 and ECON 3402. Must have senior standing.

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    • MGNT-4680 Human Resources Practicum
      Description

      This course allows management students nearing completion of their undergraduate program to work with local practitioners to complete a management consulting project. Students will expand their knowledge of concepts and practices in the field by conducting research related to a particular HR problem. Students will make written and oral reports on their findings and recommendations.

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    • MGNT-4681 Compensation Management
      Description

      This course will teach economic concepts and legislative requirements relating to compensation concepts and practices. Students will learn the concepts and procedures for developing and administering a compensation program.

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    • MGNT-4682 Special Problems in Management
      Description

      In-depth supervised, individual study of one or more current problems of a business organization.

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    • MGNT-4686 Business Internship (Management)
      Description

      Practical managerial internship experience with a commercial firm or organization for selected junior or senior students. (Students will be given a written agreement specifying course credit hours and grading system to be used.)

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  • Masters
    • CISM-5330 Enterprise Architecture
      Description

      Successful organizations use Enterprise Architecture (EA) as a business strategy. EA is the organizing structure for business processes and IT infrastructure. Top performing organizations know how to design their business processes and IT infrastructure for success of their current operations, and the most successful companies know how to expand their EA to enable innovation and to seize a competitive advantage for the future. This course will introduce students to how EA is used as a business strategy and a business enabler. A final research project will include design thinking methods and the use of SAP enterprise systems design tools to extend an organization’s EA.

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    • CISM-5355 Cyber Security
      Description

      Business and government are facing a rapidly expanding need for information security managers. This course surveys information security program design, networking and application security, the implementation of information security safeguards and information security auditing, disaster recovery, policy development, identity management, and effective threat assessment.

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    • CISM-5390 Business Intelligence and Data Mining
      Description

      This course will teach the fundamental concepts of business intelligence and several data mining software tools (SAS Enterprise Miner and SAS Visual Analytics) that enable organizations to strive for business intelligence. The course will be hands-on and the emphasis will be placed on learning how to derive business value from large amounts of data using data mining tools. Students also explore issues and trends in data mining and visualization.

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    • CISM-6331 Strategic Management of Information Technology
      Description

      Focuses on information technology and systems from a general management perspective. Discusses management of the systems development process, the organizational cycle of information, technology, planning, evaluation, selection, and strategic uses of information technology. Includes frequent discussions of industry case studies.

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    • MGNT-5625 International Management
      Description

      International operations of American firms, impact of international competition in the domestic market; organization for international production, marketing, financing, international markets, resources, institutions, managerial problems arising out of governmental relations.

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    • MGNT-5626 Women and Work
      Description

      A course designed to familiarize students with the history of women and work, the present role of women in the workplace, and current issues affecting working women; and to develop in students skills and strategies for dealing with issues related to women and work. Same as SOCI 5103.

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    • MGNT-5630 Dispute Resolution in Contemporary Organizations
      Description

      Analysis of the causes and consequences of conflicts in and among organizations with strategies and processes for their effective resolution. The course will cover the sources of organizational conflicts, strategies for conflict avoidance, approaches for conflict resolution, and traditional and alternative dispute resolution methods.

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    • MGNT-5681 Compensation Management
      Description

      This course will teach economic concepts and legislative requirements relating to compensation concepts and practices. Students will learn the concepts and procedures for developing and administering a compensation program.

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    • MGNT-6604 Production and Operations Management Fundamentals with Quantitative Applications
      Description

      An examination of the qualitative and quantitative fundamentals of Production/Operations management which provides a foundation for application of quantitative techniques.

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    • MGNT-6611 Business and Society
      Description

      A study of the relationship between business and society, including the role of social responsibility and responsiveness in determining corporate objectives, analysis of business/societal issues in varying arenas, and development of managerial skills in dealing with business/societal issues.

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    • MGNT-6670 Organizational Theory and Behavior
      Description

      A managerial examination of the behavioral and structural factors affecting performance of organizations including study of fundamentals, individual and group concerns, organizational processes with emphasis on current issues.

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    • MGNT-6672 Theory and Philosophy of Management
      Description

      An examination of the practice of management, past, present, and future, with emphasis on contemporary challenges.

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    • MGNT-6681 Strategic, Ethical, and Global Management
      Description

      A study of total enterprise at the executive level applying a set of decisions and actions which result in the formulation and implementation of plans strategies that achieve the mission and goals of the enterprise with special consideration of the effects of globalization, ethics, and corporate accountability. This course must be taken in the final semester of study or with permission of the department chair.

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    • MGNT-6683 Research in Business
      Description

      An overview of the research process--selecting and defining problems, building research designs, developing sources of information, date-gathering techniques, and writing various forms of reports.

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    • MGNT-6685 Special Problems in Business
      Description

      In-depth, supervised individual study of one or more current business problems in a business organization.

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    • WMBA-5030 Found. of Business Environment
      Description

      Course offered as part of the Web MBA program.

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    • WMBA-5050 Found. of Management/Marketing
      Description

      Course offered as part of the Web MBA program.

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    • WMBA-6000 Human Behavior in Organization
      Description

      Human Behavior in Organizations is a graduate level introductory course to organizational behavior designed for both the entry level and high level manager with any functional responsibility. This course explores some of the ways in which human behavior affects how one manages and leads and ultimately how it affects individual, group, and organizational performance. Students will apply concepts to case studies, their own companies and industry leaders. By the end of the course, students will be able to identify key organizational behavior issues and apply practical solutions to improve organizational effectiveness.

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    • WMBA-6020 Managerial Communications
      Description

      Course offered as part of the Web MBA program.

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    • WMBA-6040 Managerial Decision Analysis
      Description

      Managerial Decision Analysis is designed for entry level through high level managers who either provide input to or are responsible for managerial decisions based on solid logic and analysis. The course presents an introduction to the statistical and management science techniques that are most commonly used by managers in both the public and private sectors. We build the course providing tools you may find useful for your team project which may either be a consulting project addressing a real issue in a not-for-profit or for-profit entity or focus on a current topic of interest to a segment of the business community. By the end of the course, students will be able to understand the role of quantitative methods in the decision-making process; demonstrate the ability to visualize, present, analyze and interpret business data; develop an understanding of the application of quantitative analysis to the solution of management problems; and utilize spreadsheet analysis as a tool in analyzing data and developing a solution/recommendation to a problem situation.

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    • WMBA-6070 Entrepreneurship-New Vent Anal
      Description

      Entrepreneurship is intended to expose graduate business students to both the spirit and mechanics of entrepreneurial and entrepreneurial thinking and action. The course takes the perspective of both the needs of the would-be entrepreneur as well as the manager of creative and entrepreneurial activity within established organizations. This course is also designed to offer insight for students seeking entrepreneurial careers in new or established businesses. It describes the new venture startup process and strategies for increasing the likelihood of successful venture launch. Topics covered include models of new venture formation, strategic resource acquisition and deployment, marketing, operations, and financial strategies for successful ventures, and the leadership skills and behaviors required for venture success. Participants will also learn how to write a business plan, and assess business plans written by others.

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    • WMBA-6080 Management Information Syst
      Description

      The Management Information Systems course is designed to provide a framework for understanding how technology can support or destroy everything from strategic decisions to operational actions. Course lectures, discussions, and application-oriented essay exams are used to develop the ability to incorporate academic theories into business practice. Business cases, current events, and personal experiences are discussed to help students learn to find points of success or failure based on the theories presented in class. Each student team investigates and records a video to present current research from top academic journals and trade publications to find any new research trends that have not made it into textbooks yet. By the end of the term, students have been exposed to more than 30 business cases and at least 10 current research publications with the intent of developing their ability to analyze situations in light of academic theories that have proven to foster IT success. The final project is an interview with their CIO (or equivalent) that helps students apply these skills in a very personal way to develop their own framework for IT decisions as they exit the course.

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    • WMBA-6090 Information Tech Mgnt (ERP)
      Description

      Course offered as part of the Web MBA program.

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    • WMBA-6100 Production & Operations Mgmt
      Description

      Operations Management is designed for both new and high level managers with any functional managerial responsibility – which requires both administrative and analytical skills. The course will cover a wide range of topics such as: operations strategy, process selection, capacity planning, facility location and layout planning, job design, and total quality management. Students will apply concepts to all possible operational issues and challenges in their daily function. By the end of the course, students will be able to identify strategic decisions in operations management; select appropriate process for a given production system, employ available techniques in firm's long-range capacity planning and layout design, and apply all related OM approaches in management decision making process.

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    • WMBA-6110 Business Strategy
      Description

      Strategic Management is designed to provide an executive viewpoint of strategy formation and management of an enterprise. Designed to be the final experience for WebMBA students, the course is an integrative capstone for the program. Students learn how to audit and analyze complex situations to determine the firm's strategies for long-run survival and growth in competitive markets. They also examine techniques for analysis of environmental conditions and trends, opportunities and threats, resource strengths and limitations. Case studies, discussions and a sophisticated strategy simulation constitute the primary content of the course. By the end of the course, participants will know how to plan, implement, and control organizational efficiency and effectiveness at both the strategic and operational level.

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