Organization Design

Course Description

Since we live in times of dynamic stability, organizational darwinism and organizations orientation on core business and outsourcing, besides application of network, virtual and process organizations, the aim of this course is to familiarize students with all relevant organizational design elements and methods of organizational design. In-depth study will include the characteristics of organizational structures, business processes and jobs of different companies and other organizations, with respect to their size, activity, geographic spreading and types of connections. Students will also be acquainted with the organizational design methodology.

General Competencies

Knowledge that students are going to adopt on this course is universally applicable on every company, bank, and institution both in the profit or non-profit sector.

Learning Outcomes

  1. explain the importance and the role of organizations in everyday life
  2. identify key design elements of organizations
  3. illustrate various types of organizational structures
  4. analyze and evaluate current organizational solution
  5. apply various tools for designing organizations
  6. reorganize and improve existing organizations
  7. identify business processes
  8. analyze jobs within an organisation

Forms of Teaching

Lectures

Exams

Experimental Exercises

Consultations

Seminars

Acquisition of Skills

Other Forms of Group and Self Study

Grading Method

Continuous Assessment Exam
Type Threshold Percent of Grade Comment: Percent of Grade
Class participation 0 % 20 % 0 % 0 %
Seminar/Project 0 % 40 % 0 % 0 %
Mid Term Exam: Written 0 % 40 % 0 %
Exam: Written 100 % 100 %

Week by Week Schedule

  1. Introduction to the Course
  2. Definition and theories of organizations
  3. External design elements
  4. Internal design elements: strategy and technology
  5. Internal design elements: size, lifecycle, people, location
  6. Designing organizational structure
  7. Designing organizational structure
  8. Designing organizational structure
  9. Designing organizational structure
  10. Business process design
  11. Business process design
  12. Business process design
  13. Work design
  14. Work design
  15. Work design

Study Programmes

University graduate
Computer Engineering (profile)
Humanistic or Social Course (1. semester) (3. semester)
Computer Science (profile)
Humanistic or Social Course (1. semester) (3. semester)
Control Engineering and Automation (profile)
Humanistic or Social Course (1. semester) (3. semester)
Electrical Engineering Systems and Technologies (profile)
Humanistic or Social Course (1. semester) (3. semester)
Electrical Power Engineering (profile)
Humanistic or Social Course (1. semester) (3. semester)
Electronic and Computer Engineering (profile)
Humanistic or Social Course (1. semester) (3. semester)
Electronics (profile)
Humanistic or Social Course (1. semester) (3. semester)
Information Processing (profile)
Humanistic or Social Course (1. semester) (3. semester)
Software Engineering and Information Systems (profile)
Humanistic or Social Course (1. semester) (3. semester)
Telecommunication and Informatics (profile)
Humanistic or Social Course (1. semester) (3. semester)
Wireless Technologies (profile)
Humanistic or Social Course (1. semester) (3. semester)

Literature

Sikavica, P., Hernaus, T. (2011.), Dizajniranje organizacije, Novi informator
Sikavica, P. (2011.), Organizacija, Školska knjiga
Daft, R. L. (2007.), Understanding theory and design of organizations, South-Western Thomson
Galbraith, J. R. (2002.), Designing Organizations, Jossey-Bass

Grading System

ID 46421
  Winter semester
2 ECTS
L1 English Level
L1 e-Learning
30 Lecturers
0 Exercises
0 Laboratory exercises

General

87 Excellent
75 Very Good
63 Good
51 Acceptable