Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

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Course of Bachelor's Degree Programme on MANAGEMENT DELLE IMPRESE TURISTICHE
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First Semester
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Course description

To develop applying knowledge and understanding of organizational behavior, coordination mechanisms and organizational forms in the cultural organizations.

Knowledge and understanding: The student should be able to understand the basic concepts of organization, with peculiar reference to organizational behaviour, coordination mechanisms, and forms of organization mainly adopted by the cultural organizations.

Applying knowledge and understanding: The student should be able to apply the acquired knowledge to organizational diagnosis and design.

Making judgments: The student should be able to use autonomously the acquired knowledge solving specific issues, such as the analysis of organizational issues and the identification of more suitable coordination mechanisms and organizational forms.

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 the 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.



Part I (15 hours). Knowledge and Preferences; Decision and Motivation.
Part II (15 hours). Coordination Mechanisms: Pricing; Authority and Agency; Teams; Negotiation; Norms and Rules.
Part III (20 hours). 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.
Part IV (22 hours): The cultural organizations: definition, taxonomy, HRM and organizational structures.

Teaching Methods

Lectures, tutorials, project wors.


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

Dubini P., Montanari F., Cirrincione A. (2017).
Management of Cultural Firms. Bocconi University Press.

Learning assessment

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). Project work participation will allow students to receive up to 3 additional points.
Classes are in Italian, but the exam may be taken in English.

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