Basics of Organization Theory
Chair of Administrative Science
Basics of Organization Theory
Study: Organisational-Managerial - 5. semester
Code: 123665
ECTS: 5.0
Course coordinators: prof. dr. sc. Ivan Koprić
izv. prof. dr. sc. Anamarija Musa
doc. dr. sc. Jasmina Džinić
doc. dr. sc. Teo Giljević
Basic data
Basics of Organization Theory Organisational-Managerial - 5. semester
5.0 123665
Lecturer in charge Consultations Location
prof. dr. sc. Ivan Koprić

Fridays at 13:30-15:00h

Ćirilometodska 4, room soba 28/I. kat
izv. prof. dr. sc. Anamarija Musa

Thursday 14.30-16.00

Ćirilometodska 4, room 32
doc. dr. sc. Jasmina Džinić

Thursdays at 16:00-17:30h

Gundulićeva 10, room Gundulićeva 10, soba 3a
doc. dr. sc. Teo Giljević

Thursday at 11:30-13:00h

Gundulićeva 10, room Gundulićeva 10, soba 3b
Koprić, I.; Struktura i komuniciranje u upravnim organizacijama; Zagreb: Pravni fakultet u Zagrebu (1999), str. 7-60, 87-92, 108-118, 144-150, 204-213, 230-247, 256-290
Perko-Šeparović, I.; Teorije organizacije; Zagreb: Školska knjiga (1975), str. 9-36, 78-83, 133-138
Pusić, E.; Upravne organizacije: interakcija - struktura - interes; Zagreb: Društveno veleučilište u Zagrebu (2005), str. 242-268
Introduction: From scientific management to human relations school: integration of first steps in organisation theory (3h)
Weber s view on bureaucratic organisation and its dysfunctions (2h)
The theory of organizational conflict and power. Decision-making theory. The theory of political coalition (2h)
Application of system theory to the study of organization (2h)
Cybernetic approach to organization. Communication theory of organization. Post-modern theoretic approaches(2h)
Individual and group behaviour in organizations. Leadership and participation (2h)
Organizational structure and contingency theory. From hierarchy to networks (2h)
Power and conflict in an organization (3h)
Decision-making and communication in an organization (3h)
Organization culture (2 h)
Leadership in an organization. Managerial functions, roles, and styles (2h)
The differentiation and pluralism of approaches to studying and research of administrative organizations: elephantology (2h)
Closing lecture: contemporary concept of organization. Practical applicability of organizational knowledge: practical issues of organizational process (3h)
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