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Аспирантура 2019/2020

Современное состояние науки и практики менеджмента

Статус: Курс обязательный
Направление: 38.06.01. Экономика
Когда читается: 2-й курс, 1 семестр
Формат изучения: без онлайн-курса
Преподаватели: Любица Ясенко
Язык: английский
Кредиты: 6

Course Syllabus

Abstract

This course is designed to showcase the contemporary issues across areas of management. The first part of each class will consist of a lecture based on the state of the art contemporary research regarding a given topic as detailed in the course content below. The second part will focus on practical application of the issues elaborated in the first part. These issues entail (and not limit to) gender equality, income inequality, technological and social innovation, international and cross-cultural management, emerging markets, social entrepreneurship and similar. The course will consist of lectures and seminars that include interactive, PhD student-centered assignments, simulations and exercises with an accent on active PhD student’s engagement and participation.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • PhD students will have acquired state of the art evidence-based knowledge on these topics in regard to their research (scientific) and professional (practical) domains
  • the course will enable the PhD students to critically evaluate the status and creatively develop resolution modalities of these issues in both science and practice.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • To know the main research trends in contemporary management
  • To be able to analyze the complex organizational systems, management technologies and its aspects
  • To identify the research problems and choose the correct analytical tools for research tasks
  • Critically evaluate the status of contemporary management science and practices, give interpretation for the ideas and results of contemporary management practices
  • To argue and defend the research cases accordingly the contemporary ethical and academic standards
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • PART 1: Contemporary management research and practice topics
    Diversity in Management & Organization. Gender (In)Equality. Technological Innovation. Social Innovation. Social Entrepreneurship. Emerging Markets. Sustainability.
  • PART 2: Contemporary international & cross-cultural management topics.
    The role of Culture in IM/CCM. Multinational Companies (MNCs). Global Managers. Cross-cultural leadership. International Service Development. Business Ethics Across Cultures.
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Exam
    Examination at the end of the course will be of practical nature and will consists of two parts: an written essay or a case study (time to write the essay will be limited to 60 min.) and oral exam (after the completion of the essay) in the form of a discussion with the instructor regarding the topic students have selected and wrote about in essay. Course instructor will provide a brief list of topics related to the topics discussed in class during the semester. PhD students will select one of the offered topics. Guidelines to construct the essay will be provided by the instructor on the exam day and will refer to word count, layout, format and style of the essay.
  • non-blocking In-class participation
    In-class participation is a cumulative grade consisting of grades assigned to PhD students work on case studies and other practical exercises in each class, taken weekly in the second part of the class refers to the PhD student´s work in case studies, research articles, essays and other activities. It will be graded numerically ranging from 0 to 10 in each class and final grade will be the average of all grades getting during the course.
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (1 semester)
    Final course grade will be based on the the results of In-class participation and exam grade in the following manner:  In-class Participation (0,4)  Exam (0,6)
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Deresky, H. (2016). International Management: Managing Across Borders and Cultures, Text and Cases, Global Edition. [N.p.]: Pearson. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1419482
  • Palthe, J. (2014). Cross-Level Cultural Congruence: Implications For Managing Diversity In Multinational Corporations. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.E0195F0A

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Audretsch David B. Everything in Its Place: Entrepreneurship and the Strategic Management of Cities, Regions, and States [Book]. - Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015.
  • Brannen, M. Y., & Doz, Y. L. (2010). From a distance and detached to up close and personal: Bridging strategic and cross-cultural perspectives in international management research and practice. Scandinavian Journal of Management, (3), 236. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsrep&AN=edsrep.a.eee.scaman.v26y2010i3p236.247