Universität Wien FIND

040058 VO ABWL Management I (2019S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften

service email address: opim.bda@univie.ac.at

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Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Please note: The moodle-course will only be made available parallel to the lecture course and will be offline from 01.07.2019. After this point neither course material nor lecture stream will be accessible.

Friday 08.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Hörsaal 6 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Friday 15.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Friday 22.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Friday 29.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Friday 05.04. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Friday 12.04. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Friday 03.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Friday 10.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Friday 17.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Friday 24.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Friday 31.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Friday 07.06. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Friday 21.06. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

1. Overview and basic conceps
2. Strategy
- Introduction
- Five Forces Model
- Firms as part of the value chain
- Market entry and barriers
- Diversification und substitution
- Models of competition
- Competition and cooperation
3. Organizational structure
- Measures of efficiency
- Differentiation
- Integration
- Business processes
4. Human resources
- Personnel selection
- Motivation and incentives

Assessment and permitted materials

Please note that to take the exam for this lecture you need to register for the specific exam date (registration to the lecture does not automatically register you to the exam also). Students not registered for the exam cannot be graded!
Please be aware also that there are two different exams for this lecture. One is the regular exam (3 ECTS), the other is the exam for the alternative extension (4 ECTS, and additional examination material). Please make sure that you are registered to the right exam before the registration period is over!
A change in registration ex post is not possible! If you are unsure about which exam you need for your studies please contact your SSC.
exam procedure:
65 multipe choice questions (65 points)
1 open-ended question (10 points)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The goal of this course is to provide a thorough introduction into fundamental problems of management, in particular strategy, organizational design and human resource management. The course mainly takes an economic perspective, which is enriched by relevant results of behavioral research. The main focus of the course is on the relationship between strategic behavior of firms, their internal organization structures, and the individual behavior of members of the organization.
passing grade: min. 50% of the possible points at the exam

Examination topics

Lecture and classroom discussions. Supplementary material is provided via the e-learning platform
Students can register themselves for Moodle!

Reading list

Independent reading for EC students:
(mandatory for the EC-exam)
Picot, A.; Dietl, H., Franck, E.; Fiedler, M.; Royer, S.: Organisation – Theorie und Praxis aus ökonomischer Sicht. 6. Aufl., Gabler, Wiesbaden 2012: Kapitel 1-3, 6, 8.
Wolff, B.; Lazear, E.: Einführung in die Personalökonomik.
Schäffer/Poeschel, Stuttgart 2001.

Supplementary textbook:

Besanko, D.; Dranove, D.; Shanley, M.; Schaefer, S.: Economics of Strategy (6th. Ed.). J. Wiley & Sons, Singapur, 2013.
Daft, R.: Organization Theory and Design. 8. Aufl. Thomspon/Southwestern, Mason OH, 2004.
Jost, P.: Ökonomische Organisationstheorie Gabler, Wiesbaden 2000.
Picot, A.; Dietl, H., Franck, E.; Fiedler, M.; Royer, S.: Organisation – Theorie und Praxis aus ökonomischer Sicht. 6. Aufl., Gabler, Wiesbaden 2012.
Wolff, B.; Lazear, E.: Einführung in die Personalökonomik. Schäffer/Poeschel, Stuttgart 2001.

literature relating to the slides (when not relating to the textbooks mentioned above)

Bauer, S.; E. Stickel (1998). "Auswirkungen der Informationstechnologie auf die Entstehung kooperativer Netzwerkorganisationen." Wirtschaftsinformatik 40(5): 434-442.
Boughey, D. (1999). "The Internalisation of Locomotive Building by Britain's Railway Companiesduring the Nineteenth Century." Business and Economic History 28(2): 57-67.
Dyer, J. H. (1997). "Effective interfirm collaboration: How firms minimize transaction costs and maximize transaction value." Strategic Management Journal 18(7): 535-556.
Ford, R. C.; W. A. Randolph (1992). "Cross-Functional Structures: A Review and Integration of Matrix Organization and Project Management." Journal of Management 18(2): 267-294.
Hammer, M. and J. Champy (1993). Reengineering the Corporation. New York, Harper Business.
Hawawini, G.; V. Subramanian; P. Verdin (2003). "Is Performance Driven by Industry- or Firm-specific Factors? A New Look at the Evidence." Strategic Management Journal 24(1): 1-16.
Hax, A. C. ; N. S. Majluf (1988). "The Concept of Strategy and the Strategy Formation Process." Interfaces 18(3): 99-109.
Hinterhuber, H.; S. A. Friedrich (1997). Markt- und ressourcenorientierte Sichtweise zur Steigerung des Unternehmenswertes. In: Strategische Unternehmensplanung - Strategische Unternehmensführung. D. Hahn; B. Taylor (Hrsg.) . Heidelberg, Physica: 988-1016.
Jones, G. R.; R. B. Bouncken (2008). Organisation - Theorie, Design und Wandel. München, Pearson Studium.
Lewin, A. Y., C. P. Long and T. N. Carroll (1999). "The Coevolution of New Organizational Forms." Organization Science 10(5): 535-550.
March, J. G. (1991). "Exploration and Exploitation in Organizational Learning." Organization Science 2(1): 71-87.
Michaelis, E. (1987). Planungs- und Kontrollprobleme in Unternehmungen und property rights bzw Transaktionskostentheorie, Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften Universität Hannover.
Miles, R. E.; C. C. Snow; A. D. Meyer; H. J. Coleman (1978). "Organizational Strategy, Structure, and Process." Academy of Management Review: 546-562.
Österle, H. (1995). Business Engineering Prozeß- und Systementwicklung. Berlin, Springer.
Peteraf, M. A. (1993). "The Cornerstones of Competitive Advantage: A Resource-based View." Strategic Management Journal 14: 179-191.
Porter, M. E.; V. E. Millar (1985). "How Information gives you Competitive Advantage." Harvard Business Review(July-August): 149-160.
Quinn, R. E.; J. Rohrbaugh (1983). "A Spatial Model of Effectiveness Criteria: Towards a Competing Values Approach to Organizational Analysis." Management Science 29(3): 363-377.
Sydow, J. (1992). Strategische Netzwerke. Wiesbaden, Gabler. 1992
Welge, M. K.; A. Al-Laham (1992). Planung. Wiesbaden, Gabler.
Wernerfelt, B. (1984). "A Resource-Based View of the Firm." Strategic Management Journal 5: 171-180.

Association in the course directory

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