[ 572K2ABPUNK15 ] KS Managing People and Organizations

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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
4 ECTS B1 - Bachelor's programme 1. year Business Administration Robert Bauer 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
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Pre-requisites (*)keine
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Business and Economics 2021W
Objectives Students possess fundamental knowledge from social psychology and organization theory explaining human behavior in work contexts as well as the functioning and structuring of organizations.

They are capable of translating this knowledge into competent lines of argument, linking it to their own life experience, and taking a critical stance toward it

Subject 1. Introduction

2. Motivation (English)

3. Power and Authority (English)

4. Leadership (English)

5. Cooperation und Conflict (Game Theory)

6. Division of Labor (Taylorism and beyond)

7. Organization Structures I

8. Organization Structures II

9. Informal & Organization Culture

10. Strategy, Structure & Culture (Configuration Theory)

11. The History Management Studies

Criteria for evaluation Midterm and final exam

In the Repetitorium, bonus points are awarded for excellent contributions to in-class discussions.

Methods The course combines intensive home studies (i.e., reading assignments and taped lectures) and the opportunity for weekly in-class interaction (i.e. Repetitorium). It is taught in German (70%) and English (30%).
Language German & English
Study material Robbins, S.P. & T.A. Judge (2008): Organizational Behavior, Upper Saddle River: Pearson Education, 13th edition (Paperback 2009).

Hofstadter, D. R. (1983). "Metamagical Themas: Computer Tournaments of the Prisoner's Dilemma Suggest How Cooperation Evolves." Scientific American 248(5): 16-26.

Jones, G.R. & R.B. Bouncken (2008): Organisation, M√ľnchen: Pearson Studium, 5. Auflage.

Mintzberg, Henry (2003): The Structuring of Organizations. In: Mintzberg, Henry, Joseph Lampel, James Brian Quinn and Sumantra Ghoshal (2003): The Strategy Process; Engle-wood Cliffs: Prentice Hall; pp. 209-226.

Adler, N. J. & A. Gundersen (2008): International Dimensions of Organizational Behavior, Mason, OH: Thomson South-Western, 5th Edition. → Chapter 5 Managing Multicultural Teams

Material prepared by course instructors (i.e., handouts corresponding to taped lectures digitally available in Moodle)

Changing subject? No
Further information none
Earlier variants They also cover the requirements of the curriculum (from - to)
1BOPIMK: KS Managing People and Organizations (2009W-2015S)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 200
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority