Module Import 04IM2018 - Organizational Behavior and IT

Status: Published
Workload6 ECTS = 180 hrs
Credits, Weight6 ECTS, (n.s.)
Language of Instruction English
Semester (n.s.)
Duration1 Sem.
M/E Elective
Courses
Course No. Type Name MA/EL Workload Credits Contact Hours Selfstudy Group Size
04IM2018-1 Lecture Organizational Behavior and IT (n.s.) 3 ECTS = 90 hrs - 2 hrs/week = 30 hrs 60 hrs (n.s.)
04IM2018-2 Seminar/Exercise Organizational Behavior and IT (n.s.) 3 ECTS = 90 hrs - 2 hrs/week = 30 hrs 60 hrs (n.s.)
Learning Outcomes

Organizational behavior is the scientific study of the behavioral processes that occur in work settings. The field of organizational behavior borrows many concepts and methods from the behavioral and social sciences, such as psychology, sociology, political science, and information technology (IT). In this course, students will gain an understanding and appreciation of the systems approach as applied to human and organizational behavior in relation to IT. Students will gain an awareness and knowledge of contemporary issues and approaches to organizational change and development facing organizations. At the completion of the course, the student should be able to explain the terminology associated with organizational behavior, understand the systems approach as applied to human and organizational behavior, gain knowledge of contemporary issues and approaches to the organizational change facing organizations, apply organizational behavior approaches to the analysis of one organization’s initiative(s), and understand the impact of IT on organizational behavior in general.

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Content

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04IM2018-1 - Organizational Behavior and IT
  1. Organizational behavior today
  2. Theories of the firm
  3. Authorithy, Decision Making, and Negotiation
  4. Individual versus group behavior
  5. The high performance organization
  6. Organizational Identity, workplace deviance and performance
  7. Organizational learning and IT
  8. Global dimensions of organizational behavior
  9. Information and communication
  10. Duality of Technology and IT Modularity
  11. IT enabled innovation communities
  12. Organizational behavior beyond firm boundaries
Teaching Methods

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Prerequisites

Broad understanding of the principle challenges of Organizations using IT in people-driven processes

Examination Methods

Written exam, assignment and presentation in the seminar

Credit Requirements

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References

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04IM2018-1 - Organizational Behavior and IT

Ancona, Kochnan, Scully, Van Maanen and Westney (2003). Managing for the Future: Organizational Behavior and IT, Addisson Wesley.

Langer, A. (2005). IT and organizational learning: Managing Change through technology and education. Routledge, New York.

Hitt, Miller, Colella (2005). Organizational Behavior: A Strategic Approach, John Wiley & Sons.

Use of this Module
Responsible / Organizational Unit
von Korflesch, Harald / Institute for Management
Additional Information

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Last change
Apr 24, 2018 by Frey, Johannes
Last Change Module
Jul 25, 2012 by Frey, Johannes