[ 973GMCPORGK19 ] KS Organization

Es ist eine neuere Version 2022W dieser LV im Curriculum Master's programme Business Informatics 2022W vorhanden.
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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
6 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year Business Administration Johannes Lehner 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites (*)IK Strukturen und Verhalten in Organisationen UND KS Organisation und Innovation (Bei erfolgter Zulassung zu einem Masterstudium, in dem die Lehrveranstaltung im Rahmen der Pflicht- oder Wahlfächer vorgeschrieben ist, gilt diese Voraussetzung als erfüllt.)
Original study plan Master's programme Management 2019W
Objectives Understanding the core economic, institutional and behavioral theoretical foundations of designing structures and processes in and around organizations
Subject This course introduces different theoretical frameworks for the understanding of organization, including economic, evolutionary or institutional ones. Students will apply these frameworks to a broad range of organizational phenomena such as trust, cooperation, motivation or innovation. Students will hereby become able to critically reflect on organizations and the various roles the play in society: socially, politically, economically and culturally.
Criteria for evaluation 2 Exams and Groupwork
Methods Lectures and Discussion
Language English
Study material Dallas I, Wynn MT. 2014. Business Process Management in Small Business: A Case Study. In Information Systems for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, Devos J et al. (ed). Springer Berlin Heidelberg: Berlin: 25–47.

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Meyer JW, Rowan B. 2010. Institutionalized Organizations : Formal Structure as Myth and Ceremony. American Journal of Sociology 83(2): 340–363.

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Staber U. 2013. Understanding Organizations. Theories & Images. Sage: London.

Sterman JD. 2001. Systems dynamics modeling: tools for learning in a complex world. California Management Review 43(4): 8–25.

Suddaby R, Bitektine A, Haack P. 2017. Legitimacy. Academy of Management Annals 11(1): 451–478.

Weick KE, Sutcliffe KM, Obstfeld D. 2005. Organizing and the process of sensemaking. Organization Science 16(4): 409–421.

Williamson OE. 1981. The economics of organization: The transaction cost approach. American Journal of Sociology 87(3): 548–577.

Mintzberg, H. The Structuring of Organizations

Changing subject? No
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 200
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority