[ 986BOOTBC3K22 ] KS BC3: Foundations of management science

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
6 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year Business Administration Elke Schüßler 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Leading Innovative Organizations 2022W
Objectives Understand a behavioral approach to studying organizations and management and gain foundational knowledge in theories of organization, innovation, entrepreneurship and digital processing.

Learn to read, understand, and judge advanced research articles, thereby comprehending complex and ambiguous relationships as they appear in organizations and in management in general.

Understand how academic knowledge is produced and written.

Subject This course will provide the theoretical foundation for the four main themes of this master program:

  • Understanding organizations and leadership
  • Understanding innovation
  • Understanding entrepreneurship
  • Understanding the digital economy
Criteria for evaluation Exam (100%)
Methods Self study, answering discussion questions, online-mediated discussions
Language English
Study material Cyert, March (2007): A Behavioral Theory of the Firm (2nd ed). Blackwell Publishing. (ISBN 978-0-631-17451-6)
Changing subject? No
Corresponding lecture 986BOOTBC3K19: BC3 Foundational readings and academic writing
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 40
Assignment procedure Direct assignment