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Organizing and Leading in a Sustainable World 7,5 Credits

This course will give you insight in organizational structure and in how individuals, teams and groups function within organizations. You will study leadership and organizational culture and politics, and also learn more about ethics and gender issues in an organizational environment. You will study different theoretical perspectives for organizing and leading in a sustainable world.

Course Contents

Organizing and Leading in a Sustainable World is an introductory course into organization and leadership theory and practice. The course will specifically address the following areas:
  • Organizational structure and environment
  • Sustainability and ethics in organizations and leadership
  • Individuals, teams and groups in organizations
  • Leadership in organizations and groups
  • Culture in organizations
  • Decision-making, change and politics in organizations
  • Gender and diversity in organizations

Connection to Research and Practice

The course connects to research in general management, and specifically to research carried out at JIBS in the areas of leadership, ownership, and sustainability. The research is used to stimulate group discussions and to enhance the student’s learning experience. Secondly, the course uses connections to practice, using in-class case study discussions and having guest lecturers from the industry.

Prerequisites

General entry requirements and Mathematics 3b/3c, Civics 1b or 1a1+1a2 with required grades E. Or: Mathematics C, Civics A and English B with required grades Passed. Exemption from the requirement in Swedish course B is given.

Level of Education: Undergraduate
Course code/Ladok code: JOSG10
The course is conducted at: Jönköping International Business School

Upcoming course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Spring 2022: Mar 28 - Jun 05
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Examiner
Caroline Teh
Course coordinator
Caroline Teh
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
12500kr
Syllabus
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Application code
HJ-J2022
Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Spring 2022: Jan 17 - Mar 27
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Examiner
Caroline Teh
Course coordinator
Caroline Teh
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
12500kr
Syllabus
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Application code
HJ-J2055
Type of course
Single subject
Study type
Campus
Semester
Spring 2022: Mar 28 - Jun 05
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Number of places
10
Course coordinator
Dinara Tokbaeva
Examiner
Dinara Tokbaeva
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
12500kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-24111
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