|SETTORE SCIENTIFICO DISCIPLINARE||SECS-P/10|
The subject is aimed at developing learning skills and critical thinking thus enhancing autonomy and consciousness in the use of organizational theories in the analysis of managerial problems and readiness for further development of knowledge
The goal of this subject is to present, discuss and criticize a number of outstanding organizational theories, enlightening their value and their limits in the framing process of a wide range of organizational problems. Students are expected to develop critical understanding of organization theories and their use in the framing process of a wide range of organizational problems.
All the main approaches to organization theory are covered: The Scientific Management, Functionalism, Contingency Theory, the work of James Thompson, the various contribution in the field of decision making (Herbert Simon, James March, etc.) and the ones that focus on ambiguities in decision making; the approach of Karl Weick, the Critical Management School, New-Institutionalism, etc. (see text list of articles for details).
(*) Minor changes to this list may apply during the course. All materials, however, will be available on Aulaweb.
ANGELO GASPARRE (Presidente)
February, - June, 2023
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