433092 VO Current Issues in Organization Studies: Open Organizations & Organizing Openness

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433092
VO Current Issues in Organization Studies: Open Organizations & Organizing Openness
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English

Students shall be able to identify and evaluate different phenomena of organizational openness. They shall be able to clarify the relation of "openness" to related theoretical concepts. Furthermore, the students shall understand how "organizing openness" is embedded in philosophical understandings of "open society" more broadly.

Philosophical foundations of openness as an organizing principle. Different phenomena of openness including open innovation, open strategy, open government. Theoretical understanding of phenomena related to organizational openness such as organizational participation, inclusion, transparency, socio-materiality and democracy. 

Instructions, lectures, plenary and group discussions, reading assignments, student presentations.

Written exam (max. 90 mins.)

- Chesbrough, H. W. (2006). Open Innovation: A New Paradigm for Understanding Industrial Innovation. In H. W. Chesbrough, W. Vanhaverbeke, & J. West (Eds.): Open Innovation: Researching a New Paradigm. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1-12. 

- Popper, K. R. (1947). The Open Society and Its Enemies, Volume 2: The High Tide of Prophercy: Hegel, Marx, and the Aftermath. Routledge.

- Whittington, R., Cailluet, L., & Yakis-Douglas, B. (2011). Opening Strategy: Evolution of a Precarious Profession. British Journal of Management, 22(3), 531-544. 

Further Literature will be provided in the Lecture. 

Successful completion of module Approaches to Organization Studies. 2nd Semester. This module is offered to 30 students. Students of other master programmes can choose this module as a free elective. Online registration is obligatory.

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18.04.2016
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Mon 2016-04-18
15.00 - 17.45 SR 1 (Sowi) SR 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Tue 2016-04-26
09.00 - 12.00 SR 8 (Sowi) SR 8 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Tue 2016-04-26
15.00 - 18.00 SR 8 (Sowi) SR 8 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Wed 2016-04-27
09.00 - 12.00 SR 8 (Sowi) SR 8 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Tue 2016-05-10
09.00 - 12.00 SR 8 (Sowi) SR 8 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Wed 2016-05-11
09.00 - 12.00 SR 8 (Sowi) SR 8 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2016-05-12
13.30 - 16.30 SR 8 (Sowi) SR 8 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Tue 2016-06-28
10.00 - 11.45 SR 13 (Sowi) SR 13 (Sowi) Barrier-free Klausur