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Organization and Politics

Studienivå (studiesyklus)

Postgraduate courses

Undervisningssemester

Autumn

Mål og innhald

The aim of the seminar is to help the students understand and analyze the relation between organisation and public policy in a critical and independent manner. The seminar provides a review of selected approaches and discourses in each of theses subjects' fields, emphasizing relations between the two. The course provides empirically based knowledge on power relations in and between organizations in different sectors of society.

The content of the seminar is built around three interrelated topics:

1. The history of the department subject field, central themes, theoretical foundations and classical contributions.

2. The development of organization theory, the institutionalization of different schools of thought, controversies and discourses.

3. Different traditions and approaches to the study of public policy, organization and power.

Læringsutbyte

Knowledge

The student has acquired advanced knowledge of recent developments in organization theory and public policy, and how these two can be combined to understand and analyze organizational actions and behavior.

Skills

The student can adopt an independent and critical thinking towards the course material

General competence

The student can discuss , analyze and apply the course materials in answering relevant research questions and addressing research objectives.

Tilrådde forkunnskapar

AORG101, AORG104, AORG103/AORG105/AORG107, AORG209/AORG210

Studiepoengsreduksjon

Full overlap with AORG320

Krav til studierett

The course is open for students who have been accepted to the Master¿s program at the Department of Administration and Organization Theory.

Undervisningsformer og omfang av organisert undervisning

Seminars and lectures

Obligatorisk undervisningsaktivitet

Presentation of a short essay on at curriculum based problem. In addition you are required to comment on a presentation from another student. Approved compulsory requirements are valid in the current and the following exam semester.

Vurderingsformer

One week homeexam (7 days) . Home exam 5000 words ( +/- 10%) and a school exam ( 4 hours) . The home exam and the school exam are equally weighted ( ½ + ½) and a joint grade will be given.

Karakterskala

Grading A-F

Emneevaluering

The course is evaluated every third year.

Institutt

Department of Administration and Organization Theory

Kontakt

Kontaktinformasjon

studieveileder@aorg.uib.no

Eksamensinformasjon

  • Vurderingsordning: Take-home ex. and one written exam

    Trekkfrist
    13.11.2017
    Eksamenssystem
    Inspera
    Digital eksamen
    • Eksamensdel: Take-home ex

      Innleveringsfrist
      27.11.2017, 10:00
      Eksamenssystem
      Inspera
      Digital eksamen
    • Eksamensdel: written exam

      Dato
      07.12.2017, 09:00
      Varigheit
      4 timer
      Eksamenssystem
      Inspera
      Digital eksamen