ORGANIZATION THEORY AND MANAGEMENT CONTROL SYSTEMS 1
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Knowledge and understanding:
Students will demonstrate knowledge and understanding in organizational design and analysis techniques.
Applying knowledge and understanding:
Students can apply knowledge and understanding and have competences demonstrated through devising and sustaining arguments and solving problems within organizational design.
Students will have the ability to gather and interpret relevant data within the field of organizational design to inform judgements and reflection.
Students will demonstrate capabilities to communicate information, ideas, problems and solutions within the field of organizational design.
Students will develop those learning skills that are necessary for them to further develop a solid knowledge base of integrated management models with a high degree of autonomy
There are no compulsory prerequisites.
Course contents summary
Topics will cover the major theoretical constructs and operational techniques in support of organizational design and analysis.
Introduction to organization theory
Organizational dimensions and Organization Structure
Organization design alternatives
Job and organizational unit design
Business Process Reengineering
Rebora G., Manuale di organizzazione aziendale, Carocci Editore, 2011.
Daft R., Organizzazione aziendale, Apogeo, 2010.
Worren N., Organisation Design, Pearson, 2012.
The lecture will be a blending of the instructor presenting relevant material and a learning by doing of the students (case studies and exercises) in order to stimulate their critical thinking.
Assessment methods and criteria
The exam consists of a written test, both in form of open questions and exercises.
Participation in lectures is not compulsory. Lecture slides in “pdf” format will be made available via web to unattending students.