Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

Academic year: 
2017/2018
Belonging course: 
Course of Master's Degree Programme on ADMINISTRATION, FINANCE AND BUSINESS CONSULTING
Location: 
Napoli
Disciplinary sector: 
ORGANIZATION STUDIES (SECS-P/10)
Language: 
Italian
Credits: 
9
Year of study: 
1
Teachers: 
Cycle: 
First Semester
Hours of front activity: 
72

Language

Italian

Course description

The course covers theories, tools and practices related to organizational design related to inter organizational relationships. The course aims at giving students the fundamental tools of inter organizational analysis and design in order to understand how networks operate, how they can be designed to achieve their goals, and what are the processes and the phenomena that affect their functioning. The students will be able to use tools useful to analyze and manage organizational networks.

Prerequisites

Fundamentals of organizational theory and design.

Syllabus

Introduction to organizational design. The environment of management. Managing in a global environment. Planning and goal setting. Designing organization structure. Leading. Motivating. Leading teams. Inter organizational relations. The network: the problem of organizational boundaries. Network structure. Network coordinating mechanisms. Social Network Analysis

Teaching Methods

Textbooks

R.L. Daft, Management (12th ed.), South-Western College Pub, 2015
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1)Martinez M. (2000), Il Network, cap.6 in Mercurio R., Testa F., (2000) Organizzazione assetto e relazioni nel sistema di business, Giappichelli.

2)Soda G. (1998), Relazioni e reti all’origine dei concetti, cap. 2 in Soda G. (1998) Reti tra imprese, Carocci editore.

3)Soda G. (1998), I concetti e le variabili di analisi delle reti, cap. 3 in Soda G. (1998) Reti tra imprese, Carocci editore.

4)Moschera L., Antonelli G. (2006), Regolazione istituzionale e strategie dei singoli attori per la competitività di un cluster in Mercurio R. (2006), Organizzazione, regolazione e competitività, Mc Graw – Hill.

5)Perrone V. (2001), La collaborazione inter organizzativa in un distretto turistico: la rete dell’ospitalità, in Salvemini S., Soda G. (2001), Artwork e Network, Egea.

Course material (nr. 1 to 5) is available at Students Office.

Learning assessment

The exam will consist of both a written and 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.

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