Contemporary Theories on B&M

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2017/18
Vakcode EBB098A05
Vaknaam Contemporary Theories on B&M
Niveau(s) bachelor, uitwisseling
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II b
ECTS 5
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Contemporary Theories on B&M
Leerdoelen Specific educational goals of this course :
1. Appraise some salient theories and being able to understand the importance of theory for research in business and management.
2. Appraise the value of empirical research that has been carried out to approve/disapprove these theoretical insights.
3. Evaluate the usefulness and limitations of these insights for Business and Management.
Omschrijving This course aims at analyzing some salient themes/theories in Business and Management. Students are challenged to adopt a critical approach with regard to the validity of the knowledge derived from these theoretical insights. Students have to :
- understand the contribution of the selected theories to the discipline of Business and Management
- make a critical assessment of the theoretical foundation on one of the theories
- make a critical assessment of the empirical validation of the theory
- identify its major limitations
The course consists of two parts:
1. The first three weeks five introductory lectures on four specific contemporary themes/theories are offered.
2. The last three weeks of this period students will select one of the themes and discuss some additional papers in smaller working group sessions(nine groups about 30 students per session, each divided into 10 sub-groups of 3 students). The students will assess the distributed literature under supervision of a lecturer.
Uren per week 3
Onderwijsvorm hoorcolleges, werkcolleges
Toetsvorm opdracht(en), tussentoets(en)
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator dr. C.H.M. Lutz
Docent(en) N. Balogh, MSc. ,dr. I. Estrada Vaquero ,prof. dr. D.L.M. Faems ,dr. C.H.M. Lutz ,dr. A.J. Rauch ,dr. O.P. Roemeling ,prof. dr. J. Surroca
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Reader / articles on Nestor
Entreevoorwaarden
Opmerkingen For more information contact the coordinator: c.m.h.lutz@rug.nl, +31 (0)50 3637339 or the secretary +31 (0)50 3633453
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc Bedrijfskunde/Bdk  ( Business & Management/B&M) 3 semester II b verplicht
Courses open to Exchange Students (BSc)  ( Courses open to Exchange Students (BSc) without limited access) 3 semester II b keuze
Pre-MSc-programma’s FEB  (Pre-MSc Marketing) 1 semester II b verplicht
Pre-MSc-programma’s FEB  (Pre-MSc Supply Chain Management/SCM) 1 semester II b verplicht