Organisational Management
2012-2013 - SMF1071 - 5 ECTS

On the basis of

  • SMF1042 Basic Economics

Expected learning outcomes

  • Show knowledge of organizational theory to administrative and managerial problems.
  • Acquire knowledge, skills and attitudes concerning the role as a leader, and also be able to recognize all employees participation in the management of an organization.


  • Goal and efficiency. Organizational structure. Human, social, cultural and ethical relations. Power and conflict. Surroundings. Motivation and reward. Communication. Decision-making process. Learning and organizational development. Management. How to study organizations.

Teaching Methods

Mandatory assignments

Form(s) of Assessment

Written exam, 3 hours

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

External/internal examiner

  • External examiner is used periodically to evaluate contents, arrangements and the examination system.

Re-sit examination

  • None.
  • Approved exercises are valid for repeat of examination.

Examination support

  • None.

Coursework Requirements

  • Exercises (2 from 3 must be approved). Delivery in groups of 4-5 students.
  • Details concerning course requirements will be presented at the beginning of the semester.
  • Compulsory participation, minimum 80 %.
  • Compulsory lecture.

Teaching Materials

  • Jacobsen, Dag Ingvar og Thorsvik, Jan, Hvordan organisasjoner fungerer, Fagbokforlaget, 3. utgave, ISBN 978-82-450-0517-2.
  • Jacobsen, Dag Ingvar og Thorsvik, Jan, Hvordan organisasjoner fungerer - Arbeidsbok og casesamling, Fagbokforlaget, 3. utgave, ISBN 978-82-450-0518-9.