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Course Detail

Course Name Organizational Theory, Structure, Design, & Dynamics (OTSD&D)
Course Code 23HR411E
Program MBA
Credits 3
Course category Core Elective
Area Human Resource


Module 1

Module 1: Concepts of Organizational Theory (10 hours)

  1. Intro to organizational Theory and its evolution.
  2. Dimensions of organizational design and organizational configurations.
  3. Organizational Structural design for its strategy and effectiveness.
  4. Relationship between an organizations external environment and its design.
Module 2

Module 2: Organizational Management (10 hours)

  1. Organizational power, politics, and conflict.
  2. Organizational decision making and corporate culture and values.
Module 3

Module 3: Organization Control & Management (10 Hours)

  1. Organizational information and control processes.
  2. Organizational size and life cycle.
  3. Workplace technology and design.

Course Description

Understanding organizational theory, how organizations are structured, and how they can be designed are key to understanding the dynamics of the rise and fall of organizations. Theory of organizations can enable us to comprehend what happened in the past and what we might expect in the future so that we can manage organizations more effectively.

Course Outcomes& Learning levels

Upon the completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Explain how an organizations design is related to its strategy, and to the organizations’ external environment [Level 2: Understand].
  2. Analyze how an organizations’ internal processes are related to an organization’s design [Level 4: Analyze].
  3. Analyze how an organization’s internal factors are related to an organizations’ design structure [Level 4: Analyze].

Evaluation Pattern

# Assessment Component Percentage of Marks
1 Continuous Assessment * 60
2 End –Term Examination 40

* Based on assignments / Tests / Quizzes / Case Studies / Projects / Term paper / Field visit report.

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