BA5018

Organizational Theory, Design and Development

HBS > Professional Electives > Organizational Theory, Design and Development
Course ID
BA5018
Level
Post Graduation
Semester
Semester III

OBJECTIVES:
• To learn how an organization can be designed and developed to deal with the challenges from environment, technology, and its own processes.

UNIT I ORGANISATION & ITS ENVIRONMENT
Meaning of Organisation – Need for existence – Organisational Effectiveness – Creation of Value – Measuring Organisational Effectiveness – External Resources Approach, Internal Systems Approach and Technical approach -HR implications.

UNIT II ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN
Organizational Design – Determinants – Components – Types – Basic Challenges of design – Differentiation, Integration, Centralization, Decentralization, Standardization, Mutual adjustment- Mechanistic and Organic Structures- Technological and Environmental Impacts on Design- Importance of Design – Success and Failures in design – Implications for Managers.

UNIT III ORGANISATIONAL CULTURE
Understanding Culture – Strong and Weak Cultures – Types of Cultures – Importance of Culture – Creating and Sustaining Culture – Culture and Strategy – Implications for practicing Managers.

UNIT IV ORGANISATIONAL CHANGE
Meaning – Forces for Change – Resistance to Change – Types and forms of change – Evolutionary and Revolutionary change – Change process -Organisation Development – HR functions and Strategic Change Management – Implications for practicing Managers.

UNIT V ORGANISATION EVOLUTION AND SUSTENANCE
Organizational life cycle – Models of transformation – Models of Organizational Decision making – Organizational Learning – Innovation, Intrapreneurship and Creativity-HR implications.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:
• Students will be able to analyze organizations more accurately and deeply by applying organization theory.

REFERENCES :

  1. Thomson G. Cummings and Christopher G. Worley, Organisational development and Change, Cengage, 9th edition 2011
  2. Robbins Organisation Theory; Structure Design & Applications, Prentice Hall of India, 2009.
  3. Bhupen Srivastava, Organisational Design and Development: Concepts application, Biztantra, 2010.
  4. Robert A Paton, James Mc Calman, Change Management, A guide to effective implementation, Response Books, 2012.
  5. Adrian Thorn Hill, Phil Lewis, Mike Mill more and Mark Saunders, Managing Change -A Human Resource Strategy Approach, Wiley, 2010.
  6. Gareth R.Jones, Organisational Theory, Design & Change, Pearson Education, 6th Edition 2011.
  7. Richard L. Daft, Understanding theory & Design of Organisations, Cengage, Western, 10th Edition 2012.