School of Economics
Summer School 2002 - Management Programme
- Principles of Organisation and
Birgit Benkhoff, Niels-Erik Wergin
although some familiarity with Psychology or Organisation Studies would be an
intention is to introduce students to the study of organisations and their
management. The course covers theories of organisations and motivation, recent
trends in organisational design and modern management thinking on how
organisations can become more effective in the competitive conditions of the
world economy in the late twentieth century. Social science concepts relevant to
understanding organisations are discussed.
look at the theoretical arguments that might justify particular managerial
strategies and techniques, and the related evidence (for example, whether
empowerment increases employee effort and work quality). A wide range of current
organisational issues are considered delayering, reward systems, culture, team
work and the psychological contract.
36 hours, Classes: 12 hours
R. M. et al. (1996): Motivation and Leadership at Work, 6th ed, McGraw Hill.
S. P. (1998): Organisational Behaviour, 8th ed, Prentice Hall.
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