Organisation and Management

Course description

The content covers the following contemporary key topics from organization, management and organizational behaviour: key definitions (firm, organization, business, business model); determinants of individual behaviour in organizations (personality characteristics, motivation, knowledge, skills, interpersonal interactions); fine-grained look at the elements of the business model (value proposition, scarce resources, business activities, and profit formula); analysis of the business model (identifying the business model, evaluation of the business model, diagnosis of the problems of the business model, strategic options approach to the identification of solution for the problems).

Course is carried out on study programme

Multimedija 1. stopnja

Objectives and competences

The objective of the course is to present to students key topics from the field of organization and management, which will enable them to successfully perform in management roles in enterprises and government institutions.

To reach this objective the following student competences need to be developed:

students have to acquire the knowledge from key topics of organization and management,

students need to learn how to examine and solve organizational and management issues in enterprises and government institutions,

students need to understand the interconnectedness of organization and management issues with information system deployment and change issues.

Learning and teaching methods

Lectures, exercises with group discussion, role playing, simulations or real world situations, case studies, team project work on seminars with required presentation of the results.

Intended learning outcomes

  • The students will gain a thorough understanding of key topics in organization and management.

  • The students will be able to critically analyze, syntesize and evaluate key topics of organization and management.

  • The students will need to demonstrate their practical ability to evaluate key organizational and management characteristics for 3 publicly traded companies.

  • The students will be able to examine and solve organizational and management issues thus enabling them to occupy management positions.

  • The course will enable students to critically evaluate their work as well as what is expected of them in a managerial role in enterprises and government institutions.

  • The students will gain a broader view and understanding about the needed person-organization fit, needed alignment in enterprises and government institutions between business and organization on one side and information system on the other.

Reference nosilca

izr. prof. dr. Tomaž Hovelja

Objavljeni članki v revijah z visokim faktorjem vpliva – na primer:

MIHELIČ, Anže, VRHOVEC, Simon, HOVELJA, Tomaž. Agile development of secure software for small and medium-sized enterprises. Sustainability. 2023, vol. 15, iss. 1, str. 1-23.

VAVPOTIČ, Damjan, KALIBATIENE, Diana, VASILECAS, Olegas, HOVELJA, Tomaž. Identifying key characteristics of business rules that affect software project success. Applied sciences. Jan. 2022, vol. 12, iss. 2, str. 1-10, ilustr. ISSN 2076-3417.

VAVPOTIČ, Damjan, BALA, Saimir, MENDLING, Jan, HOVELJA, Tomaž. Software process evaluation from user perceptions and log data. Journal of software. Apr. 2022, vol. 34, iss. 4, str. 1-14, ilustr. ISSN 2047-7473.

LEVSTEK, Aleš, PUCIHAR, Andreja, HOVELJA, Tomaž. Towards an adaptive strategic IT governance model for SMEs. Journal of theoretical and applied electronic commerce research. 2022, vol. 17, iss. 1, str. 230-252.

VAVPOTIČ, Damjan, ROBNIK ŠIKONJA, Marko, HOVELJA, Tomaž. Exploring the relations between net benefits of IT projects and CIOs perception of quality of software development disciplines. Business & information systems engineering. [Print ed.]. 2020, vol. 62, no. 4, str. 347-360

HOVELJA, Tomaž, VASILECAS, Olegas, KALIBATIENE, Diana, RUPNIK, Rok. Evaluating organizational characteristics complementary with enterprise software products. Journal of business economics and management : transition processes in Central and Eastern Europe. 2020, vol. 21, no. 3, str. 890-913

LEVSTEK, Aleš, HOVELJA, Tomaž, PUCIHAR, Andreja. IT governance mechanisms and contingency factors : towards an adaptive it governance model. Organizacija : revija za management, informatiko in kadre, ISSN 1318-5454. [Tiskana izd.], nov. 2018, vol. 51, no. 4, str. 286-310.

Study materials

Daft Richard L. in Marcic Dorothy: Understanding Management: Twelfth Edition. Bostno,: CengageLearning, 2023, 646 pages.

Daft, Richard L. in Armstrong, Ann: Organization Theory and Design. Third Canadian Edition, Toronto: Nelson Education, 2015, 671 pages.

Bodi na tekočem

Univerza v Ljubljani, Fakulteta za elektrotehniko, Tržaška cesta 25, 1000 Ljubljana

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