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040220 SE Seminar Organization and Personnel (MA) (2017W)

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

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Details

max. 24 participants
Language: Englisch

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 23.11. 13:15 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Thursday 07.12. 13:15 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Thursday 14.12. 13:15 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Thursday 11.01. 13:15 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Friday 12.01. 09:45 - 13:00 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 18.01. 13:15 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Friday 19.01. 09:45 - 13:00 Seminarraum 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 25.01. 13:15 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The seminar is devoted to current topics in organization theory, specific topics will be announced and assigned in the first unit. In addition to this substantive element, the seminar also serves as a training in writing scientific papers, to prepare you for writing the Master thesis.

Assessment and permitted materials

Students must prepare written papers (in groups of at most two students) and present them to class. A first draft of the paper has to be handed in two weeks before presentation Papers may be revised to create a final version (due at the end of the semester) after presentation. For each paper, two discussants will be assigned who have to prepare a brief (about one page) discussion statement on their colleague's work. Active participation in classroom discussion will also be evaluated.

The total score for the course is therefore based on:
Seminar paper (55%)
Presentation (20%)
Discussion paper (15%)
Active participation in discussions (10%)

All papers submitted will be checked for plagiarism and rules the rules published on our homepage will be strictly enforced.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The goal of the seminar is twofold: the substantive goal is to develop insights into central questions of organization theory using current literature.Furthermore, students write and present their own papers based on scientific results, this will prepare them for their work on the master thesis.

Examination topics

Preparation and presentation of student's own papers based on literature, classroom discussion

Reading list

Initial literature will be provided. Students are expected to perform their own literature research and include additional references in their papers.

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