Credits: 5

Schedule: 14.09.2018 - 07.12.2018

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

I-II autumn (2018-2019, 2019-2020)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The goal is to develop a doctoral-level understanding of the most widely used theoretical approaches to the study of organizations. The course develops understanding of the variety of the perspectives, and their differing assumptions and focuses. Furthermore, the course prepares student to contribute to organization theory.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The perspectives vary yearly, but cover majority of the key perspectives, including: decision making and strategic perspectives; behavioral perspectives; institutional perspective; practice theory perspectives; interpretative and sensemaking perspectives; discourse, rhetoric and narrative perspectives; and change and historical perspectives.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Seminars, assignments, essays, and contribution to discussions.

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Selected articles on each topic, selected books.

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Replaces the course TU-22.1196

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Enrollment by application; number of participants may be restricted.


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