ORGANIZATION DESIGN AND BEHAVIOUR

ORGANIZATION DESIGN AND BEHAVIOUR

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Code
63717
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
6 credits during the 3nd year of 8697 Business Administration (L-18) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
SECS-P/10
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Business Administration)
semester
2° Semester
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This unit is divided into 2 sections: A, B. This page refers to the section
Prerequisites
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims at introducing students to the main issues of organizational design and behavior.

Teaching methods

Lectures and case analysis

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

  • Aims and methods of organizational analysis
  • People in organizations: personality, values, behaviour
  • Design choice and organizational architectures
  • Organizational culture and cultural diversity
  • Perception, action and organizational identity
  • Rationality in organizational action and decision processes
  • Teamwork and teamwork issues
  • Organizational knowledge and internal communication
  • Power and leadership
  • Motivation and organizational performance
  • Conflict and negotiation
  • Organizational change

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Attending students are required to study the following Italian textbook, chapter by chapter: G. Salvemini, 2017, Organizzazione aziendale, Egea, Milano (except from Introduction and chapters 4, 7, 13 e 16). Foreign non-attending students, however, may have an independent study of the subject by taking one of the following very different textbooks:

  • Richard Daft, Organization Theory and Design, any edition.
  • Gareth Morgan, Images of Organization, any edition.
  • Herbert Simon, Administrative Behavior, any edition.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: WEDNESDAY 4:15 pm

Exam Board

ANGELO GASPARRE (President)

TERESINA TORRE

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures and case analysis

LESSONS START

Sem: 2

February, 27th - June, 1st 2017

ORARI

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ORGANIZATION DESIGN AND BEHAVIOUR B

EXAMS

Exam description

Written exam (3 open questions, 45 min.)

FURTHER INFORMATION