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040599 KU Organization Theory I (MA) (2020S)

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

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

Registration/Deregistration

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

Details

max. 50 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

During the closure of university buildings, this course will be held online. Video screencasts will be made available on Moodle. Please check regularly for new additions

For questions and feedback, chat sessions in Moodle will be held at the following times (which are all part of the original course schedule):
Monday, May 4, 10:00-11:00
Monday , May 18, 10:00-11:00
Monday, May 25, 10:00-11:00
Monday, June 15, 10:00-11:00

Please check below for the revised schedule of tests

Monday 02.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 3 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 09.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 3 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 16.03. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Friday 20.03. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 30.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Hörsaal 3 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 04.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 3 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 06.05. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 6 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 07.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Friday 08.05. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 6 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 11.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 3 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 18.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 3 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 25.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 3 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 15.06. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 3 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 22.06. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 3 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Thursday 25.06. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 29.06. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 3 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Hörsaal 6 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

During the closure of university buildings, this course will be held online. Video screencasts will be made available on Moodle. Please check regularly for new additions

This course gives a broad introduction into theories of organization. It covers both economic and behavioral views of organization. A particular emphasis is placed on the information processing view of information and the interactions between organization structures and the environment. The role of concepts of bounded rationality for the design of organizations, and the role of knowledge and organizational learning are also discussed.

Assessment and permitted materials

Due to the switch to online teaching, the evaluation will be changed as follows:

Online quiz (25%): two open questions covering the course up to and including the section "Contextual factors" to be held
Monday, May 11, 10:00-11:00

Term paper (30%), deadline end of the semester as originally scheduled

The final exam will be separated into two parts:
1) Online quiz (25%) with two open questions covering the parts of the course not covered by the first quiz
Monday, June 29, 10:00 - 11:00
2) Take-out assignment (20%): Essay of 3-5 pages on a topic from the entire course, to be completed in 24 hours
Monday, June 29, 12:00 noon - Tuesday June 30, 12:00 noon

Both quizzes and the take-out assignment are open book
All material submitted may be subject to plagiarism check, and individual follow-up questions may be asked to randomly selected students to verify authorship

Attendence
Short quiz (25%)
Term paper (30%)
Final exam (45%)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

After attending this course, students should be able to analyze organizational problems from different perspectives. hey should have gained a thorough understanding o organization design variables and their interrelationships, and be able to provide recommendations for solving organizational problems based on a solid theoretical foundation.
Regular attendance is required.

Examination topics

Lectures and classroom discussion, supported by additional teaching material supplied via the e-learning platform

Reading list


Association in the course directory

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