Organizational Behavior

 

First Session May 2nd 2017

Description

This course aims to delve into the impact of three determinants of organizational behaviour: individuals, groups, and structures; with the ultimate purpose of applying this knowledge toward improving the students´ own understanding and effectiveness.

The course will be taught by   Professor Thomás Farchi on four consecutive days. Tomás Farchi is professor at the IAE Business School of the University Austral in Argentinia.  The course comprises traditional lectures, case discussions, group presentations and general discussions.

Teaching Objectives

This is a course that introduces theoretical and empirical research in organizational behaviour, with emphasis on classic theory/arguments and contemporary empirical debates and research issues in the field. The objective of the course is to equip students with insights and familiarity in current research debates, such that they can be a critical consumer of research and have a deeper understanding of the underlying behavioural dynamics in organizations.

Prerequisites

  • Solid command of English.
  • Willingness to engage in preparatory readings of case studies and/or research papers.
  • Exchange and Erasmus students (Master and advanced Bachelor level) are cordially invited to apply for participation in this course.

Due to the interactive teaching format, the number of participants is limited to 38.