Iscuss these questions for The United Nation Environments Program ( UNEP )
As we know, organizations do not exist in a vacuum. Rather, they exist in what John Gaus would refer to as an ecosystem. This ecosystem or environment affects how organizations develop and what organizations do on a daily basis. Using an organization UNEP :
1. Please discuss the environment that the orgnaization operates within. Who are the major actors in that environment and what are the major challenges that the environment presents to the orgnaization?
2. Please discuss whether the system is an open or closed system and why.
The required textbook for this course is:
1Organization theory and public management by Tompkins, J. 1st
2-Classics of organization theory by Shafritz, J. & Ott, S. 6th