The lecture is based on the lecture MAN 301 and mediates the continuative topics and problems for management. Knowledge which is required for management will be mediated.
Behavior in Organizations
Development of motivation and satisfaction in individuals in organizations; development of behavior in, by and between groups; development of corporate cultures and how they influence the behavior of individuals
Organizational structures and processes as well as their transformation
Human Resource Management
Students are supposed to understand the goals and fields of activity of human resource management as both a strategic and operative management function as well as learn about methods to evaluate human resource interventions.
The following topics are discussed: Introduction to the human resource environment; personnel selection; performance management; Compensation; Employee Relations; Leadership
Students are able to understand and independently convey the presented concepts and contents as well as analyze them critically. By the end of the course, students will be able to apply their newly gained knowledge in practical situations. In this relation, they are able to understand the various management functions as well as their connections.
semester 4 or higher
|Forms of teaching and learning||Contact hours||Independent study time|
|Lecture||2 SWS||7 SWS|
|Exercise class||2 SWS||6 SWS|
|Form of assessment||Written Exams (2 x 45 min)|
Prof. Dr. Torsten Biemann
Prof. Dr. Karin Hoisl
Prof. Torsten Biemann, Prof. Karin Hoisl
|Frequency of offering||Spring semester|
|Duration of module||1 semester|
|Range of application||B.Sc. BWL|
|Preliminary course work||–|
|Program-specific Competency Goals||CG 1, CG 2, CG 4|
|Literature||Jones, G.R., George, J.M. (2015/2018). Contemporary Management: European Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill.|
Noe, Hollenbeck, Gerhart, & Wright (2020). Fundamentals of Human Resource Management – Eighth Edition, McGraw Hill.
|Course outline||PART I: Organization