Course code AOS320

AOS320 Institutional Perspectives on Organizations

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Showing course contents for the educational year starting in 2016 .

Course responsible: Sigurd Henning Rysstad
Teachers: Bernt Aarset, Arild Wæraas
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: School of Economics and Business
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
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Teaching exam periods:

This course will not be given autumn 2016. 

This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel, .

Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2011H
Preferential right:
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Course contents:
"Rational choice" institutionalism: markets and hierarchies, transaction costs. Historical institutionalism: historical patterns for organizational development. Sociological institutionalism: rational, normative, and cognitive thought models for organizations and their adaptations.
Learning outcome:
The objectives are that the students will achieve knowledge about different theoretical perspectives of organizations and institutional change, and be able to explain and critically evaluate these perspectives.
Learning activities:
Lectures, seminars and essays.
Teaching support:
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Syllabus:
Reading list handed out at start up.
Prerequisites:
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Recommended prerequisites:
Assessment:
Three essays evaluated A-F. The first and the second counts 20% each, and the final essay counts 60%.
Nominal workload:
Total work load is estimated to 150 work hours or 5 credits.
Entrance requirements:
Bachelor
Reduction of credits:
-
Type of course:
The course will be organized as 2 hour weekly sessions.
Note:
This course will not be given autumn 2016. 
Examiner:
Internal examiner.
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / Ikke bestått