Management

Description: This course provides students with a broad overview of the field of Organizational Behaviour (OB). It aims to help students acquire deep knowledge about diverse topics in OB by familiarizing them with foundational concepts and theories, emerging theoretical perspectives, and current empirical findings. Throughout the course, students will develop an original research idea with the goal of advancing knowledge on a specific topic in the field OB. The course format is designed to expose students to different scholarly perspectives on OB issues.

Component(s): Seminar

Description: This course is designed to provide students with an overview of traditional and advanced methods used in the field of management. It aims to help students acquire knowledge of diverse methods, understand the relationship between theory and method, and learn how to make appropriate choices in their research. Traditional methods such as grounded theory, case study research, common regression models for diverse dependent variables, and panel data analysis are covered, as well as a selection of more advanced techniques. Throughout the course, students are exposed to different methodological approaches (both qualitative and quantitative) and will work on their own research projects.

Component(s): Seminar

Description: This course examines and contrasts debates within Strategic Management. Readings are included from both established and emerging debates, engaging in both retrospective and forward views of strategy. Debates include divergent interpretations of scientific groundings of strategic management, foundations of strategic management, history of strategic management, resource theories, theories of competition, theories of top management team leadership and theories of the organization-external environment interface.

Component(s): Seminar

Description: This course provides students with knowledge of foundational and advanced topics related to the design of quantitative studies in management. It aims to help students acquire the skills to evaluate quantitative research and design rigorous quantitative studies. Major themes include: latent constructs and their measurement, reliability and validity in measurement, quantitative study designs, types of relations among variables, statistical significance, power, effect size, and meta-analysis. Throughout the course, students will critique published studies and learn about methodological choices they will face in their own research.

Component(s): Seminar

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