Course ObjectiveAcademic and Research Skills: Students will be able to understand
organizational problems, identify the gap in theory and practice via
interactive lectures, and mapping exercises. And thereby, apply the
Harvard Methodology for preparing an academic case study report.
Bridging Theory and Practice - Knowledge: Students will be introduced to
the theories and concepts of
the study of Organizational Behavior and Decision Making.
Bridging Research and Practice - Application: Students will select a
case from the media (relevant newspaper article) and apply related
theory and concepts to problems in the actual business case.
Social Professional Skills: Students will work in teams and prepare a
report, and they will prepare a presentation of their case study report.
Self Awareness: Students will be required to provide their reaction to
the study curriculum and explain how this impacted their personal
Course ContentIn this course an examination of the human factor in an organizational
context is presented. The course includes an introduction to relevant
theories and concepts that can be applied in actual practice.
Therefore, students will:
1) acquire a basic understanding of the role of teams and groups in
2) understand the importance of ethics;
3) appreciate the significance of leadership and culture for
organizational effectiveness. Attention will also be given to workplace
4) acquire a basic understanding of heuristics and biases in decision
Thus, social behavior in an organizational context will be analyzed at
the individual, group and organizational levels.
Method of AssessmentExamination - individual assessment.
Case study report.
LiteratureLiterature will be posted on Canvas.
|Language of Tuition||English|
|Faculty||School of Business and Economics|
|Course Coordinator||dr. D.A. Driver-Zwartkruis|
|Examiner||dr. D.A. Driver-Zwartkruis|
dr. D.A. Driver-Zwartkruis
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|Teaching Methods||Seminar, Lecture|
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