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Full semester of subject notes.

Topics:
MANAGING AND ORGANISATIONS
- Contemporary managing and organisations in a changing world
- Digital organisation
- Managing as sensemaking
- Managerial rationality

MANAGING ORGANISATIONAL DESIGN
- Contingency theory
- What designs matter?

MANAGING PRINCIPLES
- Foundations of management principles
- Industrial management principles
- Max weber and principles of bureaucracy
- Redefining bureaucracy
- Critical perspectives on principles of management

MANAGING INDIVIDUALS
- Psychology at work
- Perception at work
- Values: Managing me, myself and I
- Personality
- Positive psychology

MANAGING TEAMS AND GROUPS
- Team and group dynamics
- Groups properties and processes
- Developing teams
- Team conflict and the darker side of teams
- Toxic handling in teams
- Defining leadership
- The evolution of leadership theory
- Leaders and coaches and motivators
- Motivation
- Positive psychology of leadership

MANAGING HUMAN RESOURCES
- HR origins
- HRM in practice
- HRM in context
- Institutional shaping of HRM
- The industrial relations climate

MANAGING CULTURES
- Organisational culture
- Culture in practice
- The culture of culture
- Culture: Integrated, differentiated and fragmented
- Measuring national cultures

MANAGING CONFLICT
- What is organisational conflict?
- Managing conflict

MANAGING POWER, POLITICS AND DECISION-MAKING IN ORGANISATIONS
- Organisation power and politics
- Why do organisations have politics?
- Surveillance and resistance as organisational politics
- Empowerment, experiments, emancipation, ethics

MANAGING COMMUNICATIONS
- Communication
- Level of communication
- Organisational communication and organisational design
- Polyphonic communication

MANAGING KNOWLEDGE AND LEARNING
- Knowledge management
- Driving forces behind knowledge and learning
- Organisational learning as a paradox

MANAGING INNOVATION AND CHANGE
- Innovation as a process
- Innovation as an open process
- Innovation as an outcome: Dynamics of progression
- Managing change and innovation
- Organising for innovation

MANAGING SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ETHICALLY
- Corporate social responsibility
- Going green
- Corporate codes of ethics
- The future

MANAGING GLOBALISATION
- Defining globalisation
- Key strategic issues
- Competitive advantage
- Who and what are the globalisers?
- Global managers and global jobs
- Global rights
- Global winners and losers
- Global sustainability


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Autumn session, 2020


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