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Organization DesignManagement TheoryDecision-MakingOrganizational Structure

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1 Stunde zum Abschließen

Course Orientation

You will become familiar with the course, your classmates, and our learning environment. The orientation will also help you obtain the technical skills required for the course.

1 Video (Gesamt 3 min), 5 Lektüren, 1 Quiz
5 Lektüren
About the Discussion Forums10m
Descriptions of Firms Discussed in This Course10m
Updating Your Profile10m
1 praktische Übung
Orientation Quiz10m
2 Stunden zum Abschließen

Module 1: Organizational Life Cycle – Innovation, Change, and Redesign

What happens to organizations as they grow, and how should managers respond to needs for change to cope with the consequences of growth? Organization design cannot be static and requires constant evaluation in terms of its ability to execute managerial strategies.

12 Videos (Gesamt 72 min), 2 Lektüren, 1 Quiz
12 Videos
1-1.1: The Case of Facit6m
1-1.2: Why Organizations Grow and What Happens6m
1-1.3: Life Cycle Process15m
1-1.4: Symptoms of Ineffective Design2m
1-1.5: Alternative Corrective Actions4m
1-2.1: Introduction to Change5m
1-2.2: Rational Elements9m
1-2.3: Emotional Elements4m
1-2.4: Situational Elements10m
1-2.5: The Logic of Organizational Change3m
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2 Lektüren
Module 1 Overview10m
Module 1 Readings10m
1 praktische Übung
Module 1 Quiz20m
2 Stunden zum Abschließen

Module 2: Managerial Decision Making and Organization Design

How can managers design organizations in order to make effective decisions? The answer to this question requires a clear understanding of cognitive limitations of managers and how managerial practices can be developed to overcome them.

8 Videos (Gesamt 79 min), 2 Lektüren, 1 Quiz
8 Videos
2-1.1: Decision Making in an Organization12m
2-1.2: Prescriptive Models11m
2-1.3: Descriptive Models8m
2-2.1: Fundamental Attribution Error and Related Fallacies15m
2-2.2: Biases Related to Availability & Representativeness Heuristics12m
2-2.3: Critical Traps in Decision Making6m
2-2.4: Organizational Consequences and Managerial Action10m
2 Lektüren
Module 2 Overview10m
Module 2 Readings10m
1 praktische Übung
Module 2 Quiz20m
4 Stunden zum Abschließen

Module 3: Managing Human Resources – Building Culture and Identity in Organizations

Why is organizational culture important, and which critical processes are responsible for it? We will approach this question by looking at the human resource practices of organizations that shape the nature of human interactions and perpetuate organizational culture.

10 Videos (Gesamt 63 min), 2 Lektüren, 2 Quiz
10 Videos
3-1.1: What Is Culture?4m
3-1.2: Organizational Culture5m
3-1.3: What Is the Relationship between Culture and Values?6m
3-1.4: Major Drivers of Culture3m
3-1.5: Values, Culture, and Value Creation6m
3-2.1: Finding the Right People and Retaining Them Human Resources8m
3-2.2: High Commitment Workforce Perspective4m
3-2.3: High Flexibility Workforce Practice17m
3-2.4: Which Philosophy Is Better?4m
2 Lektüren
Module 3 Overview10m
Module 3 Readings10m
1 praktische Übung
Module 3 Quiz20m
2 Stunden zum Abschließen

Module 4: Top Management Teams, Managerial Succession, and Organizational Consequences

How do organizations select, develop, and promote individuals to build effective top management teams? We will explore topics such as managerial succession, managerial careers, and the talent management tools that are used to build the execution capabilities of organizations.

9 Videos (Gesamt 67 min), 2 Lektüren, 1 Quiz
9 Videos
4-1.1: The Top Management Team7m
4-1.2: Leadership Succession at Yahoo10m
4-1.3: Key Elements of Leadership Development12m
4-2.1: New CEOs & Organizational Tensions10m
4-2.2: Changing Roles of Senior Managers6m
What Did We Cover in Course 1?8m
What Did We Cover in Course 2?7m
Final Comments2m
2 Lektüren
Module 4 Overview10m
Module 4 Readings10m
1 praktische Übung
Module 4 Quiz20m
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Top reviews from Managing the Organization: From Organizational Design to Execution

von ROOct 16th 2017

A well presented course for implementing strategy related to the elements from organizational design to execution. This course stresses the importance and necessity of an integrated process that is

von EKDec 29th 2018

A good course for those interested in some of the basic concepts that underly why senior executives make the decisions they do regarding organizational design and management.



Huseyin Leblebici

Professor of Business Administration
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign College of Business Department of Business Administration

Michael Bednar

Associate Professor
Business Administration

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This Kurs is part of the 100% online Master of Business Administration (iMBA) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

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Enhance leadership and business skills for immediate impact. Practice everyday leadership, manage people, learn and apply concepts and techniques to effectively manage organizations through organizational design, and formulate and implement strategy. Through the courses in this specialization, you will learn the fundamentals to effectively lead people and teams, manage organizations as well as tools to analyze business situations and develop strategies. The Specialization covers the strategic, human resource, and organizational foundations for creating and capturing value for sustainable competitive advantage – including how to manage people and organizations, analyze the competition, and develop strategies both within a business and across a portfolio of businesses. The capstone is a strategic leadership and management plan where you’ll apply what you will learn to an actual business situation with participation by one or more focal companies. The deliverable will be designed to create value from the perspective of potential employers while achieving pedagogical and experiential goals for learners. This Specialization is part of the University of Illinois Masters of Business Administration degree program, the iMBA. Learn more about the admission into the program here and how your Coursera work can be leveraged if accepted into the program. You can also start with for-credit courses within the Illinois iMBA degree program....
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