2012 Organizational dynamcs
- Study programme and level: Master’s Degree Programme Administration- Public sector governance 2nd Cycle
- 2nd year
- 6 ECTS
- Course type: Core
- Lectures: 15
- Seminar: 8
- Other forms of study: 97
- Individual work: 60
- Lecturer: Janez Stare, PhD
2. Content (Syllabus outline)
- Organisations & Effectiveness
- Organizational identity
- Organisation and internal & external public
- Internal Organisational dynamics and relations
- The Process of Empowerment
- Group dynamics
- Managing individuals
- Diversity and Cultural Complexities
- Organisational Stress and Burnout
- Conflict management
- Creativity & Intrapreneurship
- Organisational Changes and Challanges
- Jones, G. R. (2010). Organisational Theory, Design and Change, (Global edition), 7th Edition, Pearson Education Limited, England.
- Boros, S. (2009). Exploring organizational dynamics, London: Sage.
- Senge P. M. (2006). The Fifth Discipline: The Art & Practice of The Learning Organization. Crown Business
- Yalom, I. D. (2008). The theory and practice of group psychotherapy, 5th Edition, New York: Basic Book.
4. Objectives and competences
- understand the impact of key stakeholders and environment of an organization performance,
- identify factors of organizational identity and importance of relations,
- learn about organizational dynamics,
- learn about the group dynamics,
- know how to manage individuals,
- is familiar with the techniques of creative thinking.
- understands of the role and importance of the organizational dynamics for the organization's performance
- ability to design the identity of the organization,
- ability to manage the organizational dynamics and understanding role of relations,
- ability to manage group dynamics,
- capacity for creative action.
5. Intended learning outcomes
Knowledge and understanding
Student will be able:
- to present theories and the principles of organisational dynamics,
- to facilitate understanding of an organisation’s dynamic influences in relation to other areas of management study (organisational behaviour, human resource management, strategic management).
- to understand and manage group dynamics within the organization,
- to understand the holistic approach of organisations,
- to participate in the group and aplly creative thinking techniques in resolving organizational challanges.
6. Learning and teaching methods
- practical work
- group work and leading a group of people
- (group) presentation of report
- case study
- problem based learning
- individual tutorial
- Written (and/or oral) examination (condition: positive evaluation of the exam) 60 %
- Active participation (individual and/or group work, e-learning, test, essay) group work and report (report of project work, oral presentation of project work) 40 %
Final assessment of the course is the sum of the written (and / or oral) examination and other partial estimates of commitments that are finished before the time of examination.
9. Lecturer's references
- STARE, J., SELJAK, J. (2013). Vodenje ljudi v upravi : povezanost osebnostnega potenciala za vodenje z uspešnostjo vodenja, (Upravna misel). 2. ponatis. V Ljubljani: Univerza, Fakulteta za upravo.
- STARE, J., PEZDIR, M., BOŠTJANČIČ, E. (2013). Links between perceived leadership styles and self-reported coping strategies. Psihologijske teme, ISSN 1332-0742, vol. 22, no. 3, str. 413-430.
- STARE, J., BOŠTJANČIČ, E., BUZETI, J., KLUN, M., KOZJEK, T., TOMAŽEVIČ, N., STARE, J. (urednik). (2012). Boljše delovno okolje za boljše sodelovanje : [priročnik]. 1. izd. Ljubljana: Fakulteta za upravo.
- IVANKO, Š., STARE, J. (2007). Organizacijsko vedenje. V Ljubljani: Fakulteta za upravo.
- STARE, J., GRUDEN, B., KOVAČ, P. (2008). The Management of complaints in Slovene public administration. Organizacija (Kranj), jan.-feb. 2008, letn. 41, št. 1, str. 22-30.