433051 VU Approaches to Organization Studies

winter semester 2017/2018 | Last update: 17.10.2017 Place course on memo list
433051
VU Approaches to Organization Studies
VU 2
5
Block
annually
English

Students shall acquire basic knowledge on the field organization studies with specific respect to its basic ideas, issues and paradigms. Students shall be able to distinguish different approaches to organization studies and should be able to describe the interrelation between historical contingencies and specific discourses within organization studies.

See VU 433050 Organization and Organizing (both VUs are integrated): The concept of organization - The field of organization studies, paradigms of OS - The emergence of modern(ist) Management and Organization - Organizing human relations - Culture and Organization - Neoinstitutionalism - Weber and Bureaucracy - Early and contemporary critique of bureaucracy - (micro)politics and organization, dynamic organization (Sensemaking, Enactment) - networks or organizing - disciplinary power and organization.

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

Written exam. Presentation of an organization (culture analysis) in groups. 

Basic literature: Clegg, S., Kornberger, M. & Pitsis, T. (latest edition): Managing and Organizations: An introduction to Theory and Practice. London: Sage. The book is available at the STUDIA bookshop.

Further Literature (scientific articles) will be provided via the Online Learning plattform (OLAT).

not applicable

This module is offered  at the beginning of the 1st semester. It is an intense reading and working module which forms the foundation for the master program. It will be completed by an examination.  The successful completion of this module is the prerequisite for continuing the master program. ATTENDANCE IN THE INTRODUCTORY LECTURE (OCTOBER 5TH ) IS OBLIGATORY. SIGNING UP ONLINE IS ONLY REQUIRED FOR 433051, YOUR ARE THEN AUTOMATICALLY ENROLED TO 433050.

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Date Time Location
Tue 2017-10-03
15.00 - 17.45 HS 2 (Sowi) HS 2 (Sowi) Barrier-free Vorbesprechung mit VU 433.050
Tue 2017-10-10
15.00 - 17.45 HS 2 (Sowi) HS 2 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2017-10-12
15.00 - 17.45 HS 2 (Sowi) HS 2 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Tue 2017-10-17
15.00 - 17.45 HS 2 (Sowi) HS 2 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Mon 2017-10-23
15.00 - 17.45 HS 2 (Sowi) HS 2 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Tue 2017-10-24
15.00 - 17.45 HS 2 (Sowi) HS 2 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Wed 2017-10-25
15.00 - 17.45 HS 2 (Sowi) HS 2 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Mon 2017-11-06
15.00 - 17.45 HS 2 (Sowi) HS 2 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Tue 2017-11-07
15.00 - 17.45 HS 2 (Sowi) HS 2 (Sowi) Barrier-free