Alzahra School Ethnographic Studies Book Report Analysis of Readings

Thinking points: Critically review and analyze the perspectives on culture, organization, and technology presented in the Schein, Scott, and LaPorte readings. Then make a list of what you see as the most pressing questions in public policy and address this question for each one: Is it a “tame” or “wicked” problem?

Thinking Point: written thinking points (up to three single-spaced pages, with paragraph breaks) are expected of each student for Topic 1 . Thinking points are to address a specific question or questions (outlined in the syllabus) or simply to critically review the readings for the topic of the week