A written examination is provided. An optional oral examination may be requested to adjust the final evaluation score.
The course aims at introducing the students to the basic theoretical and applicative tools for the design of organizational structures and processes.
• Basic organizational concepts and theories
• Contextual variables in organization design: strategy, dimensions, environment
• Organizational structures
• Organizational relationships
Costa, G., Gubitta, P. Organizzazione Aziendale - Mercati, Gerarchie, Convenzioni, McGraw-Hill, 2008, second edition. Ch. 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9.
Further material and readings are available on line from the instructor's web pages.
Teaching is based on lectures, case study analysis, and group discussion, with optional student teamwork.