Insegnamento a.a. 2022-2023

20159 - SEMINARI PER LO SVILUPPO DI ABILITA' COMPORTAMENTALI / BEHAVIOURAL SKILLS SEMINARS

Dipartimento di Management e Tecnologia / Department of Management and Technology


Per la lingua del corso verificare le informazioni sulle classi/
For the instruction language of the course see class group/s below
Vai alle classi / Go to class group/s: 20 - 21
DES-ESS (2 cfu - I sem. - OB  |  SECS-P/10)
Docente responsabile dell'insegnamento / Course Director:
MASSIMO MAGNI

Classes: 20 (I sem.) - 21 (I sem.)
Instructors:
Class 20: TRACY ANDERSON, Class 21: TATIANA BALUSHKINA

Class group/s taught in English

Lezioni della classe erogate in presenza

Mission & Content Summary

MISSION

The evolution of the global context requires the development of managerial skills that are aimed at integrating knowledge between team members and organizational actors in order to develop innovative solutions. The ability to read the context and to integrate different sources of information represent pivotal elements to achieve and present innovative solutions.

CONTENT SUMMARY

The seminars focuses on the following topics:

  • The skills of the future.
  • Integrate knowledge through collaboration.
  • Influence and conflict.

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO)

KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING

At the end of the course student will be able to...
  • Understand individual differences in team-based settings.
  • Understand personal teamwork style (strengths and weaknesses).
  • Effectively share information and deal with different opinions.

APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING

At the end of the course student will be able to...
  • Adapt the personal teamwork style to different contexts.
  • Synthesize and select contents for developing a compelling presentation.
  • Communicate effectively on the basis of the audience’s characteristics.

Teaching methods

  • Face-to-face lectures
  • Interactive class activities (role playing, business game, simulation, online forum, instant polls)

DETAILS

  • Self-assessment: students are involved in self-assessments questionnaires aimed at understanding their teamwork style.
  • Simulations: students are involved in team-based activities that require interaction and sharing of different ideas and perspectives.

Assessment methods

  Continuous assessment Partial exams General exam
  • Active class participation (virtual, attendance)
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ATTENDING STUDENTS

Because of the active interaction and the continuous feedback (from peers and instructors), attending students are evaluated on the basis of their active and continuous contribution throughout the entire duration of the seminars (es. preparation of the presentation message, presentation design, peer feedback with other students,...)

  • Final evaluation: pass/fail.

NOT ATTENDING STUDENTS

Non attending students are evaluated through a written exam (multiple choice) entirely based on the readings indicated in the "teaching material" section". The exam is aimed at evaluating students’ ability to recognize the main elements that characterize effective teamwork and influential presentations.

  • Final evaluation: pass/fail.

Teaching materials


ATTENDING STUDENTS

Materials distributed in class (simulations) and instructor’s slides.


NOT ATTENDING STUDENTS

The not-attending exam will be entirely based on the following readings:

  • Gratton, L., & Erickson, T. J. (2007). Eight ways to build collaborative teams. Harvard Business Review, 85(11), 100.
  • Hughes, J., & Weiss, J. (2007). Want collaboration? Accept–and actively manage–conflict. Harvard Business Review.
  • Ibarra, H., & Hansen, M. T. (2011). Are you a collaborative leader. Harvard Business Review, 89(7/8), 68-74.
  • Abele, J. (2011). Bringing minds together. Harvard Business Review, 89(7-8), 86-93.
  • McDermott, R., & Archibald, D. (2010). Harnessing your staff’s informal networks. Harvard Business Review, 88(3), 82-89.
  • Hansen, M. T. (2009). When internal collaboration is bad for your company. Harvard Business Review, 87(4), 82-88.
  • Pisano, G. P., & Verganti, R. (2008). Which kind of collaboration is right for you. Harvard Business Review, 86(12), 78-86.
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