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2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
2015-2016 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANT 295-01 - Special Topic: Sustainability: Managing Organizations and Innovations

4 credits (Spring)
Cross-listed as: SST 295-01 . Sponsored by the Wilson Program in Enterprise and Leadership. An analysis of social responsibility and sustainability issues in managing non-profit, for-profit and social enterprises, in global perspective. The work of Grinnell President Howard Bowen, father of the Corporate Social Responsibility movement, will be considered in detail. Seven alumni will participate in class to discuss their organizations or how they, as consultants, help organizations become more and sustainable and socially responsible. We will consider anthropological roles of collaborative anthropology, consulting, and social entrepreneurship in addressing sustainability and social responsibility.

Prerequisite: None.
Note: Plus-2 option available.
Instructor: Caulkins