Organization Studies (2014/2015)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S00082
Name of lecturer
Serena Cubico
Coordinator
Serena Cubico
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
SECS-P/10 - ORGANIZATION AND HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VICENZA
Period
Secondo semestre dal Feb 19, 2015 al May 29, 2015.

Lesson timetable

Secondo semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 12:10 PM - 1:50 PM lesson Lecture Hall VM5  
Tuesday 10:20 AM - 12:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall VM4  
Wednesday 10:20 AM - 12:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall VM4  

Learning outcomes

The course provides knowledge on work organization, organizational variables and design, human resources management, and organizational development.

Syllabus

Organization Theories and Models; Frank Gilbreth and Lillian Moller Gilbreth; Organizational Behaviour; Strain, Industrial Monotony, Efficiency and Productivity; Mayo’s Human Relations Movement; Human Resources (Herzberg, Mc Gregor); Socio-Technical Systems; Bounded Rationality (Simon) and Organizational Decision Making; Organizational Design; Environment; Human Resources Management; Entrepreneurship.

Books:
- Favretto, G. (2010). Organizzazione del lavoro per lo sviluppo delle risorse umane. Verona: QuiEdit (capp.).
- Daft R.L. (2013). Organizzazione Aziendale (Quinta Edizione). Milano: Apogeo (capp.1, 2, 3, 4, 7)

- Additional documentation provided on e-learning platform.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination; Oral examination for Erasmus students.
There are no intermediate exams.