Foundations and Frontiers of Management

ORG520 Foundations and Frontiers of Management

  • Topics

    Topics

    Transaction cost theory

     

    Firm advantage ¿ Theory of the firm

     

    Some institutional theory of organizations

     

    Resource based view/Knowledge based view

     

    Knowledge based competitive advantage

     

    Knowledge based advantage through learning in organizations

     

    Corporate strategy

     

    Managerial cognition and strategic decision processes

     

    Innovation entrepreneurship and competitive advantage

     

    Implementation of strategic change

     

    Leadership theory and research - an overview

     

    Ethical decision-making and ethical leadership

     

    Leadership in teams and organizations

  • Learning outcome

    Learning outcome

    Knowledge:

    • Understand and apply theories of strategy, organization and leadership (management).
    • Understand the reciprocity of theories of strategy, organization and leadership as a key to success.
    • Identify the research frontiers of management.

    Skills:

    • Critically analyze relevant problems in management.

    General competence:

    • Communicate and discuss research in a clear cut manner.

  • Teaching

    Teaching

    The course has two modules.

    First module - Topics in Strategic Management and Leadership.

     

    Second module - Theoretical foundations of Management.

    A more detailed schedule will be presented during the introduction.

    • Students are expected to prepare the course literature prior to the class.
    • Students present at least one article in class.
    • Students are expected to participate actively in class discussions.

  • Assessment

    Assessment

    Home exam

  • Grading Scale

    Grading Scale

    Grading scale A-F

  • Computer tools

    Computer tools

     

     

     

  • Semester

    Semester

    Autumn 2017

  • Literature

    Literature

    Compendium of articles and book chapters.

    The program with a complete list of readings will be available in due time prior to the seminar.

Overview

ECTS Credits
7.5
Teaching language
English  
Semester
Autumn

Course responsible

Rune Lines