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Course 2017-2018 a.y.

30153 - ORGANIZATION THEORY


CLEF - CLES-BESS - WBB - BIEF - BIEM - BIG
Department of Management and Technology

Course taught in English


Go to class group/s: 31 - 32 - 33

CLEF (6 credits - I/II sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/10) - CLES-BESS (6 credits - I/II sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/10) - WBB (6 credits - I/II sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/10) - BIEF (6 credits - I/II sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/10) - BIEM (6 credits - I/II sem. - OBS  |  SECS-P/10) - BIG (6 credits - I/II sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/10)
Course Director:
MARINA PURICELLI

Classes: 31 (I sem.) - 32 (I sem.) - 33 (II sem.)
Instructors:
Class 31: MARINA PURICELLI, Class 32: ALBERTO MONTI, Class 33: ALBERTO MONTI


Course Objectives
This course provides an undergraduate-level introduction to organization theory. The course has three main objectives:
  • Provide a specialized language typical of thee organizational discipline.
  • Provide a 360-degree overview of the core organizational theories to ensure a basic knowledge but adequate and rigorous.
  • Develop the ability to apply theories, models and conceptual schemes to different business realities.

Intended Learning Outcomes
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Course Content Summary
The course deals comprehensively with all the central issues and themes for anyone who has to manage people and organizational structures within a company. Starting from classical theories and then passing on individual, social, and organizational variables in a greater detail, the student will be able to develop an overall understanding of the organizational environment.
Specifically, the course covers the following issues and topics
• Historical overview of organizational theories.
• Person.
• Motivation.
• Perception.
• Decision.
• Group.
• Power and influence.
• Organizational structures.
• Interorganizational relations.
• Organizational change.
• Organizational culture.
• People management.


Teaching methods
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Assessment methods
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Detailed Description of Assessment Methods
For attending students
Grading is based on: in class partecipation, a group project, a midterm check-up (mutliple choice) and a final written exam.

For non attending students
Grading is based on a written exam that will cover all the contents.

The final written exam is not the same for attending and non-attending students.

Textbooks
  • A set of selected readings and slides uploaded on the Black Board and/or Library Course Reserves (http://lib.unibocconi.it/screens/course.html).
  • PHILLIPS/GULLY/GRIFFIN, Organizational Behaviour, 12 Ed.
Last change 12/05/2017 14:23