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18 个审阅
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Organization DesignStrategic ManagementBusiness StrategyOrganizational Structure
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完成时间为 2 小时

Structure Organizations

This module will introduce the fundamental dimensions of organization design. We will take a designer’s point of view and first introduce the “objective” elements of organization design, the organizational structure. This is reflected in the organization chart, the size and importance of the functional units, the organization by product lines, functions or geographical units. The second part of the module will cover other elements that govern the interaction between units and individuals, such as the degree of formalization and centralization, the reward system and the degree of task division. ...
Reading
9 个视频 (总计 72 分钟), 2 个阅读材料, 3 个测验
Video9 个视频
Introduction3分钟
Definitions and Examples14分钟
Organizational Challenges10分钟
Strategic Organization Design9分钟
Structural Dimensions9分钟
Contextual Dimensions5分钟
Promoting Cooperation and Coordination14分钟
Wrap Up1分钟
Reading2 个阅读材料
Course Overview10分钟
Book Chapter & Lecture Slides10分钟
Quiz3 个练习
Understanding Organizations4分钟
Basics of Organization Design4分钟
Structure Organizations20分钟
2
完成时间(小时)
完成时间为 1 小时

Manage Complexity and Interdependence

This module will integrate the elements laid out in the previous one. For an organization designer, it is crucial to realize that each of the elements will interact with others. For example, screening employees for their intrinsic motivation and subsequently leaving them little autonomy would lead to decreased performance. After laying out the general patterns of complementarity and substitutability, the module will proceed to outline the consequences for changing an organization’s design. Changes of a single design element will likely trigger further changes in other, related elements, and some organizational aspects like corporate culture or existing human capital may not be easy to change, if at all. ...
Reading
7 个视频 (总计 38 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 3 个测验
Video7 个视频
Definitions and Examples7分钟
Causes and Effects5分钟
Managing Interdependence5分钟
Channeling Individual Behavior7分钟
Designing Complementarities9分钟
Wrap Up1分钟
Reading1 个阅读材料
Lecture Slides10分钟
Quiz3 个练习
Understanding Complexity8分钟
Managing Complexity6分钟
Complexity and Interdependence20分钟
3
完成时间(小时)
完成时间为 1 小时

Understand your Surroundings

The design of an organization is also affected by the firm’s environment. Firms finding themselves in a competitive environment may have to compete for key resources, including employees, with other firms, which may affect the way they recruit, but it may also have repercussions for the type of employees, or other resources, the firm can acquire. Similarly, if firms strive to continuously innovate and seek out new market opportunities, they have to be designed in a way to support this goal. Thus, a firm’s strategy, its competitive environment and its organization design have to be aligned to help a firm achieve its objective. ...
Reading
7 个视频 (总计 51 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 3 个测验
Video7 个视频
Definitions and Examples9分钟
Environmental Challenges6分钟
Meeting Environmental Challenges17分钟
Why Industry Matters8分钟
Example: Knowledge Industries5分钟
Wrap Up1分钟
Reading1 个阅读材料
Lecture Slides10分钟
Quiz3 个练习
Understanding the Firm Environment2分钟
Industry-Specific Design2分钟
Understand your Surroundings20分钟
4
完成时间(小时)
完成时间为 1 小时

Decide on a Corporate Office

This module will highlight the role of the corporate office in a number of ways. First, its importance in corporate decision-making is analyzed: On the one hand, the corporate office is best placed to take the firm’s overall objectives into account, so corporate choices may be more efficient if taken by the corporate office. On the other hand, lower ranks in the hierarchy often carry more detailed information about the immediate challenges and changes in the different activities of the firm. Second, this module looks at the scope of decisions the corporate office takes. While some corporate offices restrict themselves to providing an internal financial market, others will heavily control the specific actions of the lower-ranked units. ...
Reading
7 个视频 (总计 35 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 2 个测验
Video7 个视频
Introduction4分钟
Improving Performance8分钟
Shared Services, Compliance and Combinations4分钟
A Form of Centralization6分钟
Scope of Decision-Making8分钟
Wrap Up1分钟
Reading1 个阅读材料
Lecture Slides10分钟
Quiz2 个练习
Corporate Office4分钟
Decide on a Corporate Office20分钟
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创建者 RGJan 12th 2018

Excellent course that is fully applicable in real world. The theory explained is demonstrable in real life companies.

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Institute for Strategy, Technology and Organization

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关于 Competitive Strategy and Organization Design 专项课程

Paired with humorous elements and illustrating examples, the Competitive Strategy and Organization Design specialization is the ideal choice for curious individuals who enjoy unique learning experiences and innovative teaching approaches. Its style is likely to appeal especially to young, middle-aged and young-at-heart learners. The specialization is indended for learners interested in engaging in fundamental theories and concepts of strategy and organization and applying these to practice. Employed professionals and management students will benefit from deepening and refreshing their existing knowledge by means of our specialization. Learners with non-business backgrounds will gain valuable additional business insights complementing their existing knowledge. Participants will learn to understand and analyze ● behavior of organizations in situations in which strategic decisions are interdependent ● strategies to build up and maintain a customer base ● internal workings of an organization as well as its interaction with the outside world, i.e. partners, complementors and competitors ● the design of an effective organization that can compete, grow and adjust flexibly to different environments This specialization is the only online learning program in which students can learn and laugh at the same time. That said, we are looking forward to learning and laughing with you!...
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