Topic outline

  • Topics

    • Company visit: Futurice (Host: Santtu Seppänen)
      • how can organizational culture support the success of the company?
      • how can companies respond to new generations of employees and their expectations?


    1. Watkins, M. D. (2013). What Is Organizational Culture? And Why Should We Care?. Harvard Business Review Digital Articles, 2-5.
    2. Barney, J.B. (1986) Organizational culture: Can it be a source of sustained competitive advantage? Academy of Management Review 11(3), 656-665.
    3. Kultalahti, S. and Viitala, R. (2015). Generation Y: Challenging clients for HRM?, Journal of Managerial Psychology, 30(1), 101-114.

    • Turnitin Assignment 2 icon

      Submit an individual reflection paper in which you reflect on the learning from your reading of the assigned literature for each session. For each chapter and article the paper should contain:

      1.     Own learning points (i.e. what did YOU learn when reading the material)

      2.     Questions/issues that you would like to discuss during the session, as well as reasons why you think these questions/issues are worthy of discussion.


      Format: 200-250 words per chapter/article