Business Administration Ma, Business Organisation and Communication, 7,5 Credits
Subject/Main field: Företagsekonomi
Cycle: Second cycle
Progressive specialization: A1N - Second cycle, has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
Answerable department: Department of Business, Economics and Law
Answerable faculty: Faculty of Human Sciences
Date of change: 6/3/2013
Version valid from: 8/30/2013
The purpose with the course is that the students shall acquire a knowledge that provides an understanding about the relationship between an organisation’s structure, leadership and communication.
After completion of the course students should have sufficient knowledge to:
- describe the development of leadership thought
- describe organisational communication as theory and research field.
- analyse and discuss the conditions for leadership communication on a group and organisation levels.
During the course leadership thought and organisation communication are presented as research areas. Theories on these issues are discussed in relation to different applications.
Focus in the course is on
- leadership theory in a historical and contemporary perspective
- organisational communication in theory and practice
-application of the communicative perspective on leadership and organisation.
Degree of Bachelor with 90 H E Credits in Business Administration or corresponding education.
Selection rules and procedures
The selectionprocess is in accordance with the Higher Education Ordinance and the local order of admission.
Teaching consists of lectures and seminars.
The course includes both oral and written examination. It is made both individually and on group assignments.
Link to subject-specific criteria for marks www.miun.se/betygskriterier
The grades A, B, C, D, E, Fx and F are given on the course. On this scale the grades A through E represent pass levels, whereas Fx and F represent fail levels.
Hackman, M. Z. & Johnson, C. E., Leadership - A Communication Perspective, Long Grove, Ill., Waveland Press Inc., Senaste upplagan
Sydänmaanlakka, P, Intelligent leadership and leadership competencies. Developing a leadership framework for intelligent organizations, HUT Industrial Management and Work and Organisational Psychology. Dissertation Series. No 4, 2003, ISSN 1459-1936, ISBN 951-22-62, http://lib.tkk.fi/Diss/2003/isbn9512263602/isbn9512263602.pdf
Utdelat material tillkommer/Articles and other reading material provided by the lecturer.