363-0341-00L  Introduction to Management

SemesterAutumn Semester 2018
LecturersS. Brusoni, B. Luthra
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


AbstractThis course is an introduction to the critical management skills involved in planning, structuring, controlling and leading an organization.
ObjectiveWe develop a 'systemic' view of organizations.
We look at organizations as part of an industry context, which is affected by different elements like strategy, structure, culture, tasks, people and outputs.
We consider how managerial decisions are made in any one of these domains affect decisions in each of the others.
ContentFurther information is available on the Tim Group Chair's website:
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and on the Moodle of the course:
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Lecture notesThe content of the course will rely on the book:
Dess, G. G., Lumpkin, G. T., Eisner, A. B., & McNamara, G. 2012. Introduction to Management. New York: McGraw Hill.

Selected readings from the book and additional learning materials will be available on the course Moodle:
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All the materials uploaded on Moodle must be considered as required readings.
Prerequisites / NoticeThe final exam of the present course is in written form.
The final exam is requested for all types of students (BSc, MSc, MAs, PhD, and Exchange students).
It is not possible to retake the exam within the same term or academic year.
We strongly recommend Exchange students to take it into consideration when selecting the courses to attend.