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.
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.
The student can adopt an independent and critical thinking towards the course material
The student can discuss , analyze and apply the course materials in answering relevant research questions and addressing research objectives.
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
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.
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.
The course is evaluated every third year.
Department of Administration and Organization Theory
Klokkeslett for oppstart av skoleeksamen kan endre seg fra kl 09.00 til 15.00 eller vice versa inntil 14 dager før eksamen. Eksamenslokale publiseres 14 dager før eksamen.
Vurderingsordning: Take-home ex. and written exam (Ny eksamen)
- Digital eksamen