Human Resources Organization

A.Y. 2020/2021
6
Max ECTS
40
Overall hours
SSD
SECS-P/10
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course Organizzazione e Risorse Umane has the aim to develop the ability to understand the practical and theoretical logics of organization design. The course provides an overview of organizational design, adressing three central issues: (i) design of macro- and micro-organization; (ii) main theories on organizatonal design; (iii) challenges that today's organizations are facing, i.e. process management, project management, knowledge management, change management.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course, students will be able to (i) identify, on the basis of the strategy of the organization, the most consistent logics of micro and macro organization design; (ii) collect and analyze data relevant for the micro and macro organization analysis; (iii) interpret organization analysis for identifying consistencies and inconsistencies between the organization design and strategy of the organization.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second trimester
If it will not be possible to physically meet, the sessions will be on the Platform Teams. Students could follow the sessions in a synchronous way or in an asynchronous way, as those will be recorded and made available on the Teams Platform.
Course syllabus
The course provides students with basic knowledge about the main elements of organizational design, such as: basic organization theories; strategy, organization, and effectiveness; fundamentals of organization structure; organization size, life-cycle, and decline.
Prerequisites for admission
No requirements.
Teaching methods
During the course students will work on several case studies and practical activities. Attendance is recommended.
Teaching Resources
Bartezzaghi, L'organizzazione dell'impresa, ETAS. Students will be requested to study, together with additional materials that will be upload on the ariel website of the course, the following cahpters: 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12 (pp. 352 - 365, 375 - 378, 401 - 410), 13, 14, 17, 18, 19.
Assessment methods and Criteria
Written exam based on 15 multiple choice questions and 15 open questions. If it will not be possible to organize the test in class, it will be managed using the systems that Unimi has adopted for the written exams.
SECS-P/10 - ORGANIZATION AND HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT - University credits: 6
Lessons: 40 hours
Professor: Guerci Marco
Professor(s)
Reception:
The meeting hour scheduled on 11/3 12.00 - 13.00 is CANCELLED.
Department of Social and Political Sciences - Room 11 - second floor