MAN305 Organization Theory

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
MAN305 Organization Theory 3 0 6 B F1.20 T: 11:00-12:50; Th: 10:00-10:50
Prerequisite MAN102 It is a prerequisite to
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Course Objectives In this course, the students will gain competences and skills on how managers seek to promote organizational effectiveness through internal structures and processes. To do that, students will be asked to analyze: how organizations are structured within the context of the larger social, political, and economic environment, why systems of control and coordination vary across organizations and change over time, and how organizational theory may contribute towards improving the design and management of organizations.
Textbook Daft, R. L. (2013). Understanding the theory and design of organizations. South-Western Cengage Learning.
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Differentiate among multiple perspectives on organizations.
  2. Identify and analyze stakeholders and relationships between organizations and the environments
  3. Compare various organizational configurations, strategies, and their impact on one another
  4. Compare various organizational processes such as: culture, ethics, diversity, conflict, politics, and decision making.
  5. Assess future trends with respect to their implications and challenges to organizations and their management.
  6. Apply organization theory to critically analyze central organizational challenges.
Teaching Methods The methods include lectures (which may involve power point presentation, video and audio aids), student presentations, projects and class discussions.
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introduction
Week 2 Organizations and organization theory Chapter 1
Week 3 Fundamentals of organization structure Chapter 3
Week 4 The external environment Chapter 4
Week 5 Manufacturing and service technologies Chapter 7
Week 6 Review, The Plaza Inn Case Study (for extra credit) Case Study
Week 7 Midterm Exam Novebmer 12, 2019 Class Hour, or Centralised (25% out of the total grade) Chapters 1, 3, 4 and 7
Week 8 Organization size, life cycle and decline Team A presentation (10% out of the total grade) Chapter 9
Week 9 Organizational culture and ethical values Team B presentation (10% out of the total grade) Chapter 10
Week 10 Innovation and change Team C presentation (10% out of the total grade) Chapter 11
Week 11 Conflict, power and politics Team D presentation (10% out of the total grade) Chapter 13
Week 12 Empire Plastics For extra credit Case Study
Week 13 Presentations Teams A and B
Week 14 Presentations Teams C and D
Week 15 Submission of the final project: January 7, 2019, Overall summary and preparation for the Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 25 1,2,3,4
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Midterm Exam 1 25 1,2
Presentations Per Team 1 10 2,3
Presentations of a Case study 2 10 4,5
Individual Effort 1 10 1,2,3,4,5,6
Final Paper of a Case study 1 20 5,6
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 3 15 45 Presentations 2 12 24
Home Study 2 15 30 Home Study 2 15 30
Case Study 10 2 20 Final Paper 17 1 17
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 04/03/2020
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