[ 986CABUCB1K19 ] KS CB1: Understanding organizations and leadership

Es ist eine neuere Version 2022W dieser LV im Curriculum Master's programme Leading Innovative Organizations 2022W vorhanden.
Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year Business Administration Barbara Müller 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites KS BC1: Induction-team development UND KS BC2: Foundations of management UND KS BC3: Foundational readings and academic writing
Original study plan Master's programme Leading Innovative Organizations 2021W
Objectives Understanding organizations, organizing, leading, and the leader-follower-relationship are aims of the course.
  • Participants understand the principles of organizations and of organizing; in particular to understand the interplay between individuals, groups, and organizations in order to explain motivation and behavior (the firm’s performance core)
  • Participants are able to analyze firms in regard to structures, processes, systems as well as the corporate values and social norms
  • Participants are able to analyze the individual’s personality, decision-making heuristics, and skills
  • Participants are able to understand group processes
  • Participants are able to understand the foundations of motivation and behavior
  • Participants are able to design a motivational environment by modifying structures, processes, systems, and group processes
  • Participants understand the leader’s identity and role and the interplay between leaders and followers
  • Participants are able to form groups and to govern group processes
Criteria for evaluation Attendance & Participation (20%); Pre-Readings (20%); Post-Module Assignment (60%)
Methods We combine theory presentations and case-study based teaching accompanied by reflections and discussions.
Language English
Study material Based on Robbins, Stephen P., and Timothy A. Judge. Organizational behavior. 2013; Yukl, Gary A. Leadership in organizations. Pearson Education India. 2013; and current papers.
Changing subject? No
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 40
Assignment procedure Direct assignment