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Bachelor 2022/2023

Organization Theory

Area of studies: Economics
When: 3 year, 1-4 module
Mode of studies: distance learning
Online hours: 36
Open to: students of one campus
Instructors: Sergey Alexandrovich Barkov
Language: English
ECTS credits: 8
Contact hours: 120

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The Organisation Theory is a two-semester course for the 3-rd year ICEF students. This is an intermediate course for the students specialised in Economics and Management. “Introduction in Management and Business” course is a pre-requisite, as well as Economics and Sociology courses. The course is taught in English. The course comprises a number of basic approaches to organisation theory in the historical as well as in the methodological aspects. The development of the organisation theory during XX century is presented in its relation to the social and economical processes of that period. At the end of the course a phenomenon of globalisation is studied. It intensifies the interaction between cultures which has a great influence on the functioning of national as well as multinational companies.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • The organisation theory is a fundamental subject within modern managerial education. The main objective of the course is to present the fundamental concepts of the organisation theory. Introduction to various approaches to an organisation must teach the students to complete macro- and micro-analysis of organisations in the context of their development and interaction with the environment. The main purpose of the course is to create modern outlook that could be a basis for practical work in any management position.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • •Comprehend the differences between methodological principles of natural and humanitarian sciences •Know the basic elements and imperatives of critical organisation theories •Be able to use class approach to social events and theoretical models •Distinguish notions of adaptation and selection in the organisation theory •Understand the usefulness of the population ecology in different spheres of economy
  • •Distinguish between managerial (efficiency-oriented) and non-efficiency-oriented types of organisation theory •Know the historical stages of organisation theory’s development •Understand and be able to use the basic principles of Taylorist production system: standardisation; rationalisation; unification •Be able to identify economic spheres, industries and branches where scientific management could be efficient today •Understand the phenomenon of deskilling and work degradation
  • •Understand Fordism as a interrelated system of production and consumption •Be able to assess the usefulness of Fordist ideology and practice in developed and developing countries •Understand the key elements of intersection between Psychology and Organisation theory •Understand the complex interrelation between productivity and work satisfaction
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • 1. Introduction to Organisation Theory 2. Organisation Theory and Scientific Management 3. Scientific Management in Russia and other Countries 4. Organisational Structure. Determinants of hierarchal structures. 5. Modern tendencies in the Development of Organisational Structures
  • 6. Fordism and Organisation Theory 7. Human Relation Approach in Organisation Theory 8. Groups and Leadership in Organisations. Organisations as Motivationally coordinated mechanisms. 9.Contingency Theories and Situation Approach 10.Organisational Culture. Organisations as Culturally coordinated Mechanisms. 11. Critique of American System. New Paradigms of the Organisation Theory
  • 12. Marxism, Feminism and Organisation Theory 13. Population Ecology Approach to Organisations 14. Institutionalism, Neoinstitutionalism and the Nature of Organisations 15. Organisations in Post-industrial Society. Post-Fordism. 16. Globalisation of Organisation Activity
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Final exam
  • non-blocking Case study
  • non-blocking Midterm test
  • non-blocking Essay
  • non-blocking Presentation
  • non-blocking winter exam (exam1)
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2022/2023 2nd module
    0.4 * winter exam (exam1) + 0.15 * Case study + 0.1 * Presentation + 0.25 * Midterm test + 0.1 * Essay
  • 2022/2023 4th module
    0.025 * Essay + 0.3 * 2022/2023 2nd module + 0.025 * Presentation + 0.5 * Final exam + 0.05 * Case study + 0.1 * Midterm test
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • 3013 - Э. Деминг - Выход из кризиса: Новая парадигма управления людьми, системами и процессами - 9785961438932 - Alpina - Альпина Паблишер - 2017 - https://hse.alpinadigital.ru/book/3013
  • 956 - Г.Нив - Организация как система: Принципы построения устойчивого бизнеса Эдвардса Деминга - 9785961433173 - Alpina - Альпина Паблишер - 2017 - https://hse.alpinadigital.ru/book/956
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  • Теория организации (институциональный подход) : учеб. пособие для вузов, Барков, С. А., 2009

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