30153 - ORGANIZATION THEORY
CLEF - BESS-CLES - BIEMF
Course taught in English
Go to class group/s: 31
This course provides an undergraduate-level introduction to organization theory.The course has two main objectives:
First, the course aims to give a broad overview of the main theoretical elements of organization theory.The course does not attempt, however, to cover every facet of the literature or to provide a complete intellectual history of the subject.
Second, the course aims to give a practical understanding of how organization theory is applied in the real world.
The course begins at the individual level, embedding individuals in organizations, and embedding organizations in inter-organizational arrangements.
At each level, it examines various streams of research in organization theory.
More precisely at the individual level the course examines:
- Managerial cognition
- Management teams
- Power & dependence
At the organization level it examines:
- Organization architecture
- Organizational change
- Governance change
At the inter-organizational level it examines:
- Ecological models
Attending students and Non-attending students
Grading is based on a final written exam in the first two exam sessions (December 2011 and January / February 2012) and an oral exam for the remaining exam sessions.
- Case collection for the course 30153 Organization Theory 2011/2012, Egea
- A set of readings selected and uploaded on the Library Course Reserves (http://lib.unibocconi.it/screens/course.html) and on the Learning Space