Contemporary Organizational Approaches

Aims of the course

Introduce the development of different perspectives on organization. Explain contemporary organization approaches. Explain approaches by recognizing their assumptions. Compare approaches and their contributions. Evaluatue approaches for contribution to corporate social responsibility in digital era.
Develop competencies of studying scientific literature, approaches to identifying and problem solving, critical analysis and synthesis, solution development and recognizing principle elements of organization.

Course syllabus

1. Understanding organizations and development of contemporary organizational approaches
2. Development of different understandings of organization: technical organization, organizational process, social unit, social structure, systems view, developed approach
3. Contingency approach
4. Transactional approach
5. Institutional approach
6. Ecology population approach
7. Agency and stakeholder approach
8. Network and ecosystems approach
9. Multilevel approach
10. Future developments of organization and organization approaches

Course director(s)

  • Office Hours
  • Wednesday at 13:00 in P-334
  • Office Hours
  • Thursday at 14:00 in P-344
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