AOS320 Institutional Perspectives on Organizations
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Showing course contents for the educational year 2018 - 2019 .
Course responsible: Arild Wæraas
Teachers: Arild Wæraas
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: School of Economics and Business
Teaching language: NO
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
The course begins in mid October.
Course frequency: This course is offered the last time in the fall term 2018 as part of AOS325 Modern Organisations and then discontinued.
First time: 2011H
Last time: 2019V
Institutional perspectives on organizations: From institutions and institutionalization processes to Scandinavian institutionalism, knowledge transfer, and translation.
- Understand the main features of an institutional perspective on organisations
Students should be able to:
- Apply several theoretical perspectives to central organizational problems
- Identify the most important limitations of the perspectives
- Present the theories in a short and understandable manner
- Reinforce their analytical competence
- Strengthen their critical thinking
- Acquire a scholarly platform for learning other courses, particularly within the fields of organization and management
Lectures, discussions, group assignments, presentations.
Reading list handed out at class start up.
Group participation and presentations are a requirement and must be approved in order to take the final exam.
Written take-home exam accounting for 100% of the grade.
Total work load is estimated to 150 work hours or 5 credits.
Reduction of credits:
5 credits overlap with AOS325.
Type of course:
3-4 hours of teaching per week starting in mid October.
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / Ikke bestått