Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

Academic year: 
2017/2018
Belonging course: 
Course of Master's Degree Programme on PUBLIC MANAGEMENT
Location: 
Napoli
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

The aim of the course is to drive the student in identifying the main relationships between ethics, moral, social responsibility and organisational behaviours, and understanding the need of a ethics-oriented development within public administration as a driver for pathways of reform and change and to contrast corruption phenomena as a source of inefficiency and inefficacy of public action.
Developing and applying knowledge and understanding of ethical behaviour of people at work within organisations and to organisational and institutional questions that ethical behaviour requires to face and solve, hypothesizing satisfying solutions coherent with ethical principles.
Knowledge and understanding skills: the student should acquire the basic concepts concerning the role of ethics within business organization paying attention to relationships between ethics and moral economic and organisational behaviours and corruption, pathways of transparency and accountability within public administration, whistleblowing, prevention of abuses and training to denunciation within workplaces.
Making judgments: the student should be able to develop critical skills to use autonomously the acquired knowledge solving specific issues, such as the analysis of the relationship between organizational behaviours and ethics issues and the identification of more suitable solutions to some ethical dilemmas and problems that concern the psychological integrity of people.
Communication: the student is expected to provide coherent answers to questions about the organisational and ethical behaviour and policies to give clear and in-depth answer 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

Having acquire knowledge bases provided by courses of organisation business and theory.

Syllabus

Part I - Ethics and moral, corporate social responsibility, Pat II - Psychological contract, professions and professionalisms, organizational behavior,
Part III -Organizations and corruption, ethical leadership
Part IV - Reform, change and corruption within public administration,
Part V - Whislteblowing, abuses and workplaces.
Part I – Economics, organisations and corruption
Part II – Commercial companies and the theme of corruption in historical analysis
Part III – The corruption as an organisational phenomenon
Part IV – Transparency, whistleblowing and public administration
Part V Training to react to abuses in workplaces

Part I - Ethics and moral, corporate social responsibility, Pat II - Psychological contract, professions and professionalisms, organizational behavior,
Part III -Organizations and corruption, ethical leadership
Part IV - Reform, change and corruption within public administration,
Part V - Whislteblowing, abuses and workplaces.

Teaching Methods

lectures and case studies analysis.

Textbooks

Ingrassia, R. (a cura di) (2018), Economia, organizzazioni criminali e corruzione, Roma: Aracne (pp. 11-58; pp. 107-127; pp. 175-194).
Further material will be available for students attending the lectures.

Learning assessment

The aim of the exam is to check that the student has achieved the training and learning objectives.
The exam consists of an oral exam: 5 open questions; max 6 points for one open question.
The final assessment is the result of a synthetic evaluation of the trial considering knowledge acquired, application of knowledges to case studies

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