Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

Academic year: 
2016/2017
Teaching: 
Belonging course: 
Course of Bachelor's Degree Programme on ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT
Disciplinary sector: 
ORGANIZATION STUDIES (SECS-P/10)
Credits: 
5
Year of study: 
2
Teachers: 
Cycle: 
Second semester
Hours of front activity: 
40

Language

Italian

Course description

To develop applying knowledge and understanding of organizational behavior, coordination mechanisms and organizational forms.

Prerequisites

FUNDAMENTALS OF MANAGEMENT (ECONOMIA AZIENDALE),
MICROECONIMICS (MICROCONOMIA).

Syllabus

Knowledge and Preferences; Decision and Motivation; Coordination Mechanisms: Pricing; Authority and Agency; Teams; Negotiation; Norms and Rules; Forms of Organization; The Configuration of Organization: A Generalized Model; The Organization of Work and Human Resources: Systems and Contracts; The Organization of Work: Structures; The Organization of the Firm; Firm Boundaries and Interfirm Organization.

Knowledge and Preferences; Decision and Motivation; Coordination Mechanisms: Pricing; Authority and Agency; Teams; Negotiation; Norms and Rules; Forms of Organization; The Configuration of Organization: A Generalized Model; The Organization of Work: Structures; The Organization of the Firm; Firm Boundaries and Interfirm Organization.

Teaching Methods

Lectures (80 hours). Moreover, students will be trained by means of a variety of interactive teaching methods such as discussion of cases, simulations, teamwork and presentations, that enable students to gain a solid understanding of the complexities of modern organizations.

Textbooks

Grandori A. (2000), Organization and Economic Behaviour, Routledge, London (UK).

Learning assessment

The exam will consist of a written and an optional oral examination. Final written exam will consist of multiple choice, a case study with open questions that directly refer to the textbook. For students attending the course the written exam could also consist of open questions related to a project work and open questions that directly refer to material covered in the course. The students who will pass the written exam with at least 26/30 could take the oral exam.

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