[ 973DLHRMACS19 ] SE (*)Digital Transformation: Managing Change

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Workload Ausbildungslevel Studienfachbereich VerantwortlicheR Semesterstunden Anbietende Uni
4 ECTS M1 - Master 1. Jahr Betriebswirtschaftslehre Claudio Biscaro 2 SSt Johannes Kepler Universität Linz
Anmeldevoraussetzungen (*)KS Advances in Leadership, Human Resource Management, and Change
Quellcurriculum Masterstudium Management 2022W
Ziele (*)This course aims to:

  • Analyzing experiences with IT (digitalization) and chance projects.
  • Contemporary literature.
  • Role of business and management fads.
  • Theoretical concepts as foundation for change concepts.

Learning outcomes:

On successful completion of this course, the students will be able to:

  • LO1: Reflect on digitization, digitalization and the importance of organizational change (digital transformation).
  • LO2: Compare theoretical concepts (paradigms) about organizations, groups and individuals and learn to apply these concepts in the context of change.
  • LO3: Analyze the paradigms and the ideological foundation of recent management fads.
  • LO4: Evaluate different consulting approaches and the consulter assignment in digitalization and digital transformation projects.
  • LO5: Create change concepts for digitalization and digital transformation projects.
Lehrinhalte (*)
  • Digitization, digitalization and digital transformation
  • different theoretical concepts (paradigms) about management and organizational change
  • paradigms and the ideological foundation of recent management fads
  • different roles of management in change projects
  • consulting approaches
  • change concepts
Beurteilungskriterien (*)Two major components: presentations and reflection work


  • Literature analyzing in groups concerning of the used paradigm and the useability in practice in digital transformation project (30%)
  • Discussion of the presentation in plenum (20%)


  • Reflections during the seminars (20%)
  • Final reflection paper 3 weeks after last seminar (30%)
Lehrmethoden (*)The learning and teaching strategy aims to combine reflection of the individual experiences, case studies, literature studies and theoretical inputs. The reflections and literature studies in groups between the three seminar dates are discussed on the basis of contemporary management theories.
Literatur (*)Hasenzagl, R. (2020): Management als Profession. Schäffer Poeschel (translated parts)

Robertson, B. J. (2015). Holacracy - The Revolutionary Management System That Abolishes Hierarchy. Penguin

Other materials can be retrieved from Moodle and/or will be announced in class.

Lehrinhalte wechselnd? Nein
Sonstige Informationen (*)none
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