BA9265 ORGANISATIONAL THEORY, DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT Syllabus for 3rd Sem MBA -Human Resources Elective-Third semester - Regulation 2009 - Anna University


BA9265 ORGANISATIONAL THEORY, DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT Syllabus for 3rd Sem MBA -Human Resources Elective-Third semester - Regulation 2009 - Anna University

BA9265             ORGANISATIONAL THEORY, DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT                  LT P C
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UNIT  I            ORGANISATION & ITS ENVIRONMENT                                                             8
Meaning of Organisation Need for existence - Organisational Effectiveness Creation of Value –    Measuring Organisational Effectiveness External Resources Approach, Internal Systems Approach and Technical approach - HR implications.

UNIT  II          ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN                                                                             15
Organizational Design –   Determinants Components Types - Basic Challenges of design Differentiation, Integration, Centralization, Decentralization, Standardization, Mutual adjustment- Mechanistic and Organic Structures-    Technological and Environmental Impacts on Design- Importance of Design Success and Failures in design - Implications for Managers.

UNIT  III          ORGANISATIONAL CULTURE                                                                           6
Understanding Culture Strong and Weak Cultures Types of Cultures Importance of Culture
- Creating and Sustaining Culture - Culture and Strategy - Implications for practicing Managers.

UNIT IV          ORGANISATIONAL CHANGE                                                                             6
Meaning Forces for Change - Resistance to Change Types and forms of change Evolutionary and Revolutionary change Change process -Organisation Development HR functions and Strategic Change Management - Implications for practicing Managers.

UNIT  V          ORGANISATION EVOLUTION AND SUSTENANCE                                        10
Organizational life cycle – Models of transformation Models of Organizational Decision making
Organizational Learning Innovation, Intrapreneurship and Creativity-HR implications.



TEXT BOOKS

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS


1.  Gareth R.Jones, Organisational Theory, Design & Change, Pearson Education, 7th  Edition
2004.
2.  Richard L. Daft, Understanding the theory & Design of Organisations, Cengage Learning
Western, 7th Edition 2007.


REFERENCES

1.  Thomson G. Cummings and Christopher G. Worley, Organisational development        and
Change, South Western Thompson, 2007
2.  Robbins Organisation Theory; Structure Design & Applications, Prentice Hall of India, 2005.
3.  Bhupe Srivastava,   Organisational  Desig an Development:  Concepts  application, Biztantra , 2007.
4.  Robert  A  Paton,   James  Mc  Calman,  Chang Management,  A  guid to  effective
implementation, Response Books, 2005.
5.  Adrian  ThornHill, Phil Lewis, Mike Millmore and Mark Saunders, Managing Change -A Human Resource Strategy Approach, Wiley, 2005.
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