Course ObjectiveThe goal of this course to gather relevant literature that enables
students to write a short paper describing currents views on a central
topic from the field of organization studies.
Course ContentThe final part of the Premaster’s programme gives you the opportunity to
explore your interests in the field of organization studies by writing a
short paper on a topic of your own choice within the field of Culture,
Organization, and Management. More specific topics could be
cross-cultural communication, merging, emotion in organizations,
cultural change, power play, gossiping, etc. This part of the course
builds upon what you have learned during the previous courses, in
particular the Academic Writing course. Although you are largely free to
choose the literature, you are advised to concentrate on qualitative
Teaching MethodsThere are three tutorials in which the students are guided through the
preparation and writing of the paper.
Method of AssessmentShort, literature based paper of about 2000 words.
LiteratureTo be chosen by the students upon the advice of the tutor.
Target AudiencePremaster student Culture, Organization, and Management
Additional InformationFour weeks is a very short period for designing and writing a paper on a
self-chosen topic. Students are advised to bring their topic and
corresponding reading list to the first tutorial.
Explanation CanvasAdditional rules for the paper will be published on Canvas.
Recommended background knowledgeThe preceding Premaster's courses.
|Language of Tuition||English|
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences|
|Course Coordinator||dr. F.H. Kamsteeg|
|Examiner||dr. F.H. Kamsteeg|
dr. F.H. Kamsteeg
You need to register for this course yourself
|Teaching Methods||Study Group|