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040270 VO Management I - Organization and Personnel (MA) (2019W)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften

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

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Friday 04.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 6 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Friday 11.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 6 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Friday 18.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 6 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Friday 25.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 6 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Friday 08.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 6 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Friday 22.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß


Aims, contents and method of the course

The main goal of this course is to refresh knowledge in the fields of organization and human resources obtained during undergraduate studies at a level that is adequate for Master students, and to achieve a common level of knowledge among all Master students coming from different institutions.
Specifically, the course covers the following topics:
• Basics: what are organizations and why do they exist
• Perspectives on the inner working of organizations
• Elements of organization design
• People in organizations
Method: lecture and classroom discussions, additional material will be provided via Moodle.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam, open questions

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

50% of points in the exam

Examination topics

Material covered during the lecture

Reading list

Brickley, J. A., C. W. Smith, J. L. Zimmerman (2009): Managerial Economics and Organizational Architecture. Boston, Mc Graw Hill (5th edition)
Daft, R.L. (2016): Organization Theory and Design. Boston, MA, Cengage Learning (12th edition)
Milgrom, P. and J. Roberts (1992): Economics, Organization and Management. London, Prentice Hall International.

Association in the course directory

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