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ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN AND BEHAVIOR

CODE 63717
ACADEMIC YEAR 2020/2021
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
SECTIONING This unit is divided into 2 sections:
PREREQUISITES
Prerequisites
You can take the exam for this unit if you passed the following exam(s):
  • Business Administration 8697 (coorte 2018/2019)
  • BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 41125
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

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

Exam Board

ANGELO GASPARRE (President)

LORENZO MIZZAU

TERESINA TORRE

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures and case analysis

LESSONS START

Sem: 2

February, 27th - June, 1st 2017

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Written exam (3 open questions, 45 min.)

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
13/01/2021 10:00 GENOVA Scritto
27/01/2021 10:00 GENOVA Scritto
05/05/2021 11:00 GENOVA Scritto appello straordinario riservato esclusivamente ai laureandi a.a. 2019/20
16/06/2021 08:00 GENOVA Scritto
29/06/2021 08:00 GENOVA Scritto
13/07/2021 08:00 GENOVA Scritto
07/09/2021 08:00 GENOVA Scritto

FURTHER INFORMATION