Organizational Studies

Paola ADINOLFI Organizational Studies

0212700014
DIPARTIMENTO DI SCIENZE AZIENDALI - MANAGEMENT & INNOVATION SYSTEMS
EQF6
BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
2017/2018

OBBLIGATORIO
YEAR OF COURSE 3
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2014
PRIMO SEMESTRE
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
1ORGANIZZAZIONE AZIENDALE
530LESSONS
2ORGANIZZAZIONE AZIENDALE 2
530LESSONS
Objectives
KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING

THE TEACHING INTRODUCES STUDENTS TO THE MAIN ORGANIZATIONAL THEORIES, REVISED IN THE LIGHT OF THE CURRENT ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL CONTEXT IN WHICH FIRMS WORK; STUDENTS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH THE ESSENTIAL GROUNDING FOR THINKING THROUGH AND GRASPING ORGANIZATIONAL PHENOMENON TOGETHER WITH THE TOOLS WITH WHICH TO MANAGE THE KEY ISSUES OF ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE.

APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING

STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO APPLY ORGANIZATIONAL KNOWLEDGE TO THE FIRMS IN THE MANUFACTURING, COMMERCIAL AND SERVICES INDUSTRIES AND TO NOT FOR PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS.
THE STUDENTS WILL ACQUIRE THE ABILITY TO MAKE INDEPENDENT, KNOWLEDGEABLE JUDGMENTS REGARDING ORGANIZATIONAL ISSUES, ALSO THROUGH THE ATTENDANCE TO PROBLEM-BASED LEARNING ACTIVITIES.
Prerequisites
NONE
Contents
"BUSINESS ORGANIZATION"

MODULE 1 (30 H)
- CONCEPT OF ORGANIZATION AND ORGANIZATIONAL THEORIES
- ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN: MACRO AND MICRO STRUCTURE
- SIMPLE STRUCTURE, MACHINE BUREAUCRACY, PROFESSIONAL BUREAUCRACY, DIVISIONALIZED FORM, ADHOCRACY
- CHANGE MANAGEMENT AND COMPLEXITY THEORY

MODULE 2 (30 H)
- IMAGES OF ORGANIZATION
- ORGANIZATION AS MACHINE
- ORGANIZATION AS ORGANISM
- ORGANIZATION AS BRAIN

"ORGANIZATIONS AND RELATIONS IN THE TOURIST SYSTEM" AND "TOURISM AND GREAT EVENTS ORGANIZATION"

MODULE 1 (30 H)
- CONCEPT OF ORGANIZATION AND ORGANIZATIONAL THEORIES
- ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN: MACRO AND MICRO STRUCTURE
- SIMPLE STRUCTURE, MACHINE BUREAUCRACY, PROFESSIONAL BUREAUCRACY, DIVISIONALIZED FORM, ADHOCRACY
- CHANGE MANAGEMENT AND COMPLEXITY THEORY

MODULE 2 (30 H)
- EVOLUTION OF THE TOURISM SYSTEM
- ORGANIZATION OF THE TOURISM NETWORK
- ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN AND EVENT MANAGEMENT
- ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN AND DESTINATION MANAGEMENT
- ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN IN THE TOURIST NETWORK AND IN THE EVENT INDUSTRY
Teaching Methods
FRONTAL LESSONS, CASE STUDIES (45 H)
IN-BASKET, ROLE-PLAYING, PROBLEM SOLVING LEARNING (15 H)
Verification of learning
- ORAL EXAMINATION AIMED AT VERIFYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING (15 ')
- NO. 1 GROUP PROJECT WORK (PRESENTATION: 20’ MAX) AIMED AT VERIFYING APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING, MAKING JUDGEMENTS, COMMUNICATION SKILLS AND LEARNING SKILLS
Texts
BUSINESS ORGANIZATION
MINTZBERG, H. STRUCTURE IN FIVES: DESIGNING EFFECTIVE ORGANIZATIONS, SAGE PUBLICATIONS, LAST EDITION
MORGAN G., IMAGES. SAGE, LAST EDITION

TOURIST NETWORKS AND GREAT EVENTS ORGANIZATION
MINTZBERG, H. STRUCTURE IN FIVES: DESIGNING EFFECTIVE ORGANIZATIONS, SAGE PUBLICATIONS, LAST EDITION
SLIDES, ARTICLES AND CASE STUDIES AVAILABLE ON THE WEB SITE



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