Organisation and Group Dynamics

Historical development of organisational and group dynamics, issues of organisational and group dynamics in science as well as regarding business topics with focus on the role of human resource professionals, learning by experience) by reflecting students’ own role in the study program.

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

Recommended reading:OEGGO (2013). Here and Now. Collected Writings on Group Dynamics. Vienna: Verlagshaus Hernals. (pp. 77-91, 103-13, 115-21, 123-32, 189-204) Gallos, J. V. (ed.) (2006). Organization Development. A Jossey-Bass Reader. San Francisco: Wiley. Pesendorfer, B. F. (1983). THE DYNAMICS OF ORGANIZATION http://www.pesendorfer.de/downloads/BP1983_Dynamics_Organisations_.pdf (pp.1-13)Sporidi, K. Handout “Organizing the HR Function (Evolution (Overview))

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Group reflection and group discussion, short input, working in small groups, group feedback, simulation of and reflection on a group task, group simulation game (Simidea Island)

Assessment methods and criteria

50% continuous participation assessment (e. g. forms of group reflection and group discussion Continuous assessment (participation) 50% final written examination

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None

Infos

Degree programme

Strategic HR Management in Europe (Master)

Cycle

Master

ECTS Credits

2.00

Language of instruction

English

Curriculum

Part-Time

Academic year

2021

Semester

2 SS

Incoming

No

Learning outcome

After completion of the course, students will be able to initiate and design feedback processes. Furthermore, students will be able to recognize, interpret and identify their specific role in organisational and group dynamics. In particular, students will be able to identify and classify the role of human resource professionals in organisations.

Course code

0705-19-01-BB-EN-15