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Organization Design and Human Resource Management

Description

Description

The course provides students with basic knowledge about two interconnected topics. First, the course covers the main elements of organizational design, such as: basic organization theories; strategy, organization, and effectiveness; fundamentals of organization structure; organization size, life-cycle, and decline. Second, the course covers the main elements of human resource management, such as: HRM strategy; HRM main processes (recruitment, development, compensation). By the end of the course, the students will be able to:

  • recognize the key organizational features and major HRM practices of a firm;
  • identify the explicit or implicit HRM/organization strategy adopted by an organization;
  • evaluate the alignment between business and HRM/organization strategy.

 

Evaluation and grading

The grading is based on

  • 20% on two team-based activities;
  • 80% on final written exam.

 

Textbook

Daft, R.L. (2016). Organization Theory and Design (12th edition), Cengage

People

 

Guerci M.

Course director

Additional information

Semester
Spring
Academic year
2018-2019
ECTS
6
Language
English
Education
Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Specialised course, Management, 3rd year