The course aims to historically introduce the discipline and to illustrate the economic theories of organization (transaction costs theories; moral hazard and principal-agent theories) and the sociological criticisms and integrations to these approaches. In the light of such theories, the recent process of organizational reform in public administration will be discussed considering some European countries, by quoting examples from the healthcare sector and with particular attention to personnel management (motivation; incentive systems; controls).
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student will be able to recognize the economic organizational theories, the sociological criticisms and integrations to these approaches, the recent process of organizational reform in the public administration considering some European countries, with particular attention to the healthcare sector and to the personnel management.
Lesson period: Third trimester
(In case of multiple editions, please check the period, as it may vary)
Friday, 12:00-15:00. online. In the week 15-20 March, the reception hours will be on Saturday, 20 March. Please, contact Prof. Neri by e-mail before the scheduled time, in order to arrange an appointment.
Microsoft Teams or Skype. If the receptions hours take place face-to-face, Room 6, New building (the building where lesson rooms 10, 11, 12, 13 are located)