Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

Academic year: 
2016/2017
Belonging course: 
Course of Master's Degree Programme on MARKETING AND INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT
Location: 
Napoli
Disciplinary sector: 
ORGANIZATION STUDIES (SECS-P/10)
Language: 
Italian
Credits: 
9
Year of study: 
2
Teachers: 
Cycle: 
First Semester
Hours of front activity: 
72

Language

Italian

Course description

The aim is to develop knowledge on ways to work and interact by using the new information and communication technologies (ICTs), as well as their impacts on individual, group and organization. The focus is to encourage the understanding of the critical organizational issues arising from the ICTs usage and the possible ways enabling organization to resolve them.

Knowledge and understanding: The student should be able to understand the basic concepts of the ICTs in organization, with peculiar reference to the adoption of ICTs, as well as their effects on users and organizations, and new ways to work and interact with them.

Applying knowledge and understanding: The student should be able to apply the acquired knowledge to organizations that are engaged in the ICTs adoption choices and in their processes of implementation.

Making judgments: The student should be able to use autonomously the acquired knowledge solving specific issues, such as the analysis of organizational issues arising from the ICTs adoption and the identification of more suitable organizational forms and HRM polities for assisting employees in combining personal and work responsibilities.

Communication: the student is expected to give clear and in-depth answers to the questions of the written exam and oral exam.

Lifelong learning skills: the student should be able to show a good learning ability, by widening, for example, his/her knowledge with use of relevant bibliographic references. The student will have the opportunity to apply the knowledge gained in previous courses integrating them with the additional professional skills that characterize the course.

Prerequisites

FUNDAMENTALS OF MANAGEMENT (ECONOMIA AZIENDALE),
ORGANIZATION (ORGANIZZAZIONE AZIENDALE)

Syllabus

Information Systems. Main approaches on Information Systems Research. The Enterprise Resource Planning. The organizational change. The main theories and models on the technology acceptance. e-business. Strategic R&D Management. New ways to work and interact via Internet. Business intelligence.

Information Systems. Main approaches on Information Systems Research. The Enterprise Resource Planning. The organizational change. The main theories and models on the technology acceptance. e-business. Strategic R&D Management. New ways to work and interact via Internet. Business intelligence.

Teaching Methods

lectures, tutorials.

Textbooks

Agrifoglio R. (2015), Knowledge Preservation Through Community of Practice. Theoretical Issues and Empirical Evidence, Information Systems Series, Springer.
Piccoli G. (2008), Information Systems for Managers, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

You can see the recommended books and the teaching materials at the teacher office on appointment.

Learning assessment

questions/exercises assigned; middle course exam (for attending students); final exam.
A written in class exam of 3 open ended questions (5 points each, maximum 15 points) and an dialogue for those who passed the written exam (9 of 15 points minimum). Classes are in Italian, but the exam may be taken in English.

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