(a) Course Design Rationale The Rationale and objective of the courses to impart to the student: An understanding of the theory and principles of Organization Management and the resulting ability to practice effective and pragmatic management. The ability to perceive issues from an overall strategic organization management perspective. The means to analyse developments in an organisations macro environment in the order to enable the organization to take advantages of changing opportunities. The means to effectively understand the organization problem and harness resources to achieve the objectives of the organization and its members. The ability to become a performance-oriented change agent. ( b) Course Outline Introduction to the subject and the course Module A: Introduction, majors schools of thought and theories Introduction to organizational management, nature , scope and complexity Longitudinal thinking and legacy factor Theory and majors schools of thought and framework of organizational analysis Systems contingency approach to organization theory and practice; techniques of organizational diagnosis Theory of organizational structures nature and consequence of structure Module B: Impact of structure, organization change and intervention strategy Socio-culture dimension of work and behavior Impact of Environment and cultural variables on organization structure & Style Organization change & Organization development Intervention strategies for organization development - Individual, Group & Interpersonal Interventions Total System Intervention & Stabilizing Change, MBO Module C: Environment Analysis & Impact: Automation, Interdependence & Evaluation Issues Nature of Organizational Processes Environmental analysis Techniques & impact for organizational growth Issues of Mechanization, Automation & Computerization Organization Interdependence Organization Evaluation.
Lecture 1: Introduction to Organization Management,Nature ,Scope and Complexity