433042 VO Organizational Dynamics

summer semester 2017 | Last update: 10.03.2017 Place course on memo list
433042
VO Organizational Dynamics
VO 2
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English
Students shall be able to identify different sources of organizational dynamics. They shall understand how dynamics force organization to adapt and / or change and how these processes can be actively designed. Students shall be able to reflect upon the part the ‘self’ plays in processes of organizational learning and learn how personal mastery contributes to organizational learning and change.

-Philosophical orientations towards “change” - Paradigms for understanding change and transformation - Linear and nonlinear models of change - Rhizomatic model of organizational change - Sensemaking and organizational learning - Self-designing systems - - Learning in a crises - Obstacles to Learning - Defensive Routines and Group-think - 

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

Written exam

Basic literature  Clegg, St./Kornberger, M./Pitis, T. (2008), Management and Organization. Chapter: Managing Change. London: Sage. [Lit 1] Linstead, S., & Linstead, A. (2004) 'Managing Change', in S. Linstead, L. Fulop & S. Lilley (eds.), Management and Organization. A Critical Text, pp. 422-461. Houndsmill, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan. [Lit 2] Morgan, G. (1986) Images of Organization. London: Sage (Chapter: Flux and Transformation) Further specific literature will be provided in the lecture

Successful completetion of the module "Approaches to Organization Studies"-

Lecture is connected with UE (2) Organizational Learning

06.03.2017
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Date Time Location
Mon 2017-03-06
15.00 - 17.45 SR 8 (Sowi) SR 8 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Tue 2017-03-07
15.00 - 17.45 SR 8 (Sowi) SR 8 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Wed 2017-03-08
15.00 - 17.45 SR 18 (Sowi) SR 18 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Mon 2017-03-13
15.00 - 17.45 SR 8 (Sowi) SR 8 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Tue 2017-03-14
15.00 - 17.45 SR 8 (Sowi) SR 8 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Wed 2017-03-15
16.00 - 18.45 UR 3 (Sowi) UR 3 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Mon 2017-03-20
15.00 - 17.45 SR 8 (Sowi) SR 8 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Tue 2017-03-21
15.00 - 17.45 SR 8 (Sowi) SR 8 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Tue 2017-04-25
10.00 - 11.45 SR 8 (Sowi) SR 8 (Sowi) Barrier-free Klausur