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040054 VK Organization and Human Resources / Organization (2008W)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first serve).


max. 50 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 07.10. 16:00 - 18:00 Hörsaal 8
Tuesday 14.10. 16:00 - 18:00 Hörsaal 8
Tuesday 21.10. 16:00 - 18:00 Hörsaal 8
Tuesday 28.10. 16:00 - 18:00 Hörsaal 8
Tuesday 04.11. 16:00 - 18:00 Hörsaal 8
Tuesday 11.11. 16:00 - 18:00 Hörsaal 8
Tuesday 25.11. 16:00 - 18:00 Hörsaal 8


Aims, contents and method of the course

The VK "Organization and Human Resources - Subtopic Organization" details the contents of the accordant EK which is also a prerequisite for attending the course. In the first part the emergence of organisations and basic alternatives for structuring organizations will be repeated (e.g. organization charts, single-line und multiple-line system; matrix-organization, etc). Thereupon will be given an overview on classical theories of Organizational Design (Mintzberg's Fives, Contingency Theory, Transaction Cost Theory, etc.) as well as newer approaches (virtual organizations, network organizations, etc). Furthermore, sample calculations on governing and coordinating decentralised structures will be presented.

Assessment and permitted materials

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The objective of this course is to impart competent knowledge in organization and human resources by practically applying and detailing the basic theoretical contents acquired in the EK.

Examination topics

At the beginning of each lesson a short overview of the relevant theoretic content is given. However, the course places emphasis on student participation. Working on case studies and sample calculations, students practically apply and detail the basic theoretical contents acquired in the EK.

Reading list

Die LV baut auf dem Skriptum des EK "Organisation und Personal" auf. Weitere vertiefende Literatur wird in der Lehrveranstaltung bekannt gegeben.

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Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:28