FE1130 Organisation and organising

Single subject course, 7.5 ECTS credits, First cycle, spring semester 2012

Overview

The aim of the course is that the students should develop their knowledge about and understanding in:
  • Different organisational theory related perspectives, its preconditions, contents and historical emergence
  • The practical application of the organisational theory

Application date

2011-October-15

Course period

2012-March-26 until
2012-June-03

Mode of delivery

Distance learning, Mixed, part time 50 %

Number of physical meetings

Compulsory: 0
Optional: 0

Teaching location

Teaching and examinations are held at distance.

Language of instruction

Swedish

Syllabus in English

Links

Main field of study

Business Administration

Admission

Prerequisites

General requirements for university studies.

Read more about general admission requirements.

Application date

2011-October-15

Course period

2012-March-26 until
2012-June-03

Mode of delivery

Distance learning, Mixed, part time 50 %

Number of physical meetings

Compulsory: 0
Optional: 0

Teaching location

Teaching and examinations are held at distance.

Language of instruction

Swedish

Syllabus in English

Links

Main field of study

Business Administration

Learning Outcomes

Content

The course comprises the following part:
  • the organisational idea
  • the organisation and its environment
  • organisations as formal structures
  • decision making, power and conflicts in the organisation
  • organisation culture
  • the rational and irrational in the organisation
  • strategy and organisation
  • organisational learning and change
  • organisation and information technology

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
  • analyse organisations from different perspectives
  • describe the different characteristics of organisations current for example structure, culture and work processes

Generic Skills

In the course, the following general abilities are trained:
  • Ability to bring theoretical arguments on empirical examples
  • Ability to critical reflection and analysis
  • Ability to systematic and reader friendly formulate itself in writing
  • Ability to hold oral presentations

Course literature and other teaching material

Eriksson-Zetterquist, U., Kalling, T., & Styhre, A., Organisation och organisering, Malmö: Liber,senaste upplagan.

Artikelkompendium

Referenslitteratur:
Czarniawska, B., Organisationsteori på svenska, Liber Ekonomi, senaste upplagan

Morgan, Gareth, Organisationsmetaforer,
Studentlitteratur, senaste upplagan

Application date

2011-October-15

Course period

2012-March-26 until
2012-June-03

Mode of delivery

Distance learning, Mixed, part time 50 %

Number of physical meetings

Compulsory: 0
Optional: 0

Teaching location

Teaching and examinations are held at distance.

Language of instruction

Swedish

Syllabus in English

Links

Main field of study

Business Administration

Stucture - Literature

Course literature and other teaching material

Eriksson-Zetterquist, U., Kalling, T., & Styhre, A., Organisation och organisering, Malmö: Liber,senaste upplagan.

Artikelkompendium

Referenslitteratur:
Czarniawska, B., Organisationsteori på svenska, Liber Ekonomi, senaste upplagan

Morgan, Gareth, Organisationsmetaforer,
Studentlitteratur, senaste upplagan

Learning methods

The teaching mainly consists of lectures interleaved with exercises in discussion groups. The learning builds to a large extent on the students ability to formulate itself in writing and, through the teacher's feedback, develop the analytical ability gradually.

Work placement

No work placement is included in the planned learning activities. BTH is aiming for a close contact with the surrounding community when developing courses and programmes.

Teachers

Examiner
Giedre Nordström

Course Manager
Giedre Nordström

Planned learning activities

The teaching mainly consists of lectures interleaved with exercises in discussion groups.

Time allocation

On average, a student should study 200 hours to reach the learning outcomes. This time includes all the various available learning activities (lectures, self studies, examinations, etc.). This estimation is based on the fact that one academic year counts as 60 ECTS credits, corresponding to an average student workload of 1 600 hours. This may vary individually.

Application date

2011-October-15

Course period

2012-March-26 until
2012-June-03

Mode of delivery

Distance learning, Mixed, part time 50 %

Number of physical meetings

Compulsory: 0
Optional: 0

Teaching location

Teaching and examinations are held at distance.

Language of instruction

Swedish

Syllabus in English

Links

Main field of study

Business Administration

Examination

Assessments

Component examinations for the course
Code Title ECTS credits Grade
0910 Assignments 3 U/G/VG
0920 Group assingment 3 U/G/VG
0930 Seminars 1.5 U/G/VG

Grading

The course will be graded Fail, Pass or Pass with Distinction.

Future exams

No upcoming, centrally coordinated, examinations for this course were found.

To participate in a centrally coordinated examination, you must enroll in Student's Portal, no later than fifteen days before the examination.

Time and location for the examination will be published about 5 days in advance.

There might be other scheduled examinations. Information concerning these examinations are available in It's Learning or at other places that the person who is responsible of the course will refer to.

Course Evaluation

The course manager is responsible for the views of students on the course being systematically and regularly gathered and that the results of the evaluations in various forms affect the form and development of the course.

Application date

2011-October-15

Course period

2012-March-26 until
2012-June-03

Mode of delivery

Distance learning, Mixed, part time 50 %

Number of physical meetings

Compulsory: 0
Optional: 0

Teaching location

Teaching and examinations are held at distance.

Language of instruction

Swedish

Syllabus in English

Links

Main field of study

Business Administration

 

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