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Organization Structure and Organizational Behavior
(dt. Organisationsstrukturen und Verhalten in Organisationen)

Level, degree of commitment Specialization module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture, recitation class, private study,
180 hours (attendance: 56 hours, preparation and follow-up: 44 hours, exam preparation: 64 hours)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement(s):
Examination type: Written examination
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program B.Sc. Business Administration.
One semester,
each summer semester
Person in charge of the module's outline Prof. Dr. Thomas Armbrüster


The module deals with the concepts and instruments of organizational science. It addresses diverse subtopics within this field, including organizational differentiation and integration as well as employee motivation and job satisfaction.

Qualification Goals

Upon completion of the module, students will be able to,

(1) describe, analyze, and evaluate the structures of organizations in terms of their usefulness; and

(2) describe, analyze, and change individual behavior in organizations, group behavior, and organizational cultures.




Module imported from B.Sc. Business Administration.

When studying M.Sc. Mathematics, this module can be attended in the study area Minor subject Business Administration.

Recommended Reading

  • Vahs, Dietmar: Organisation: Ein Lehr- und Managementbuch, 8. Auflage (2014), Schaeffer-Pöschel
  • David Buchanan / Andrzej Huczynski: Organizational Behaviour. 9.Auflage (2016)

Please note:

This page describes a module according to the latest valid module guide in Winter semester 2020/21. Most rules valid for a module are not covered by the examination regulations and can therefore be updated on a semesterly basis. The following versions are available in the online module guide:

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