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040270 VO Management I - Organization and Personnel (MA) (2020W)

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

All November classes will be held in an online format via Collaborate.

Thursday 15.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Thursday 29.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Thursday 12.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Digital
Thursday 26.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Digital
Thursday 10.12. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Thursday 07.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Thursday 21.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock


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
Please note that all of your submissions may be checked for plagiarism using Turnitin.

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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