Organizational Design

• basics of the organization: the "Organization" phenomenon from the perspectives of different disciplines, • conceptual design alternatives: primary versus secondary organizations, • approaches, principles and instruments of structural and procedural formation (formal structures, process design, management system, orientation of organizational culture, etc.), • assessment of optimal organizational form through effectiveness and efficiency criteria, • new and alternative concepts of organizational design, • change management – models and instruments for designing organizational change, OD concepts, success and failure factors of organizational change, • models of organizational learning, • overview and selected approaches of organizational theory

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

• Mayrhofer, W./Furtmüller, G./Kasper, H. (eds.) (2015): Personalmanagement - Führung - Organisation, 5th ed., Vienna: Linde • Vahs, D. (2019): Organisation. Ein Lehr- und Managementbuch, 10th ed., Stuttgart: Schäffer-Poeschel

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

lecture, discussion, individual and small-group tasks, case studies (partly distance learning), presentations

Assessment methods and criteria

written final exam as well as assessment of the quality of student assignments and participation

Infos

Degree programme

Projectmanagement & Organisation (Master)

Cycle

Master

ECTS Credits

3.00

Language of instruction

German

Curriculum

Part-Time

Academic year

2022

Semester

1 WS

Incoming

No

Learning outcome

After successfully completing this course, students will be able to • provide a methodologically sound outline of a suitable organizational view on projects and the organization of projects, • discuss organizational matters in a solution-oriented and interconnected manner, • apply the instruments of organizational and operational structure fitting for the business context, development stage and project orientation (depending on life cycle, environment, business size, etc.), • appropriately employ new and alternative concepts of organizational de-sign (virtual organization, modular organization, fractal organization, etc.), • carry out the practical realization of suitable organizational designs in various forms, • describe the areas of activity of change management as well as models of organizational change and organizational learning, and • classify the practice of organizational work also theoretically and explain it by means of selected organizational theory approaches.

Course code

0388-20-01-BB-DE-09