The course exists of two weekly meetings over the course of a block. The meetings will have a seminar-like structure. Lectures are interactive, focusing on the discussion of the material students have prepared before class. In addition, there are (written) assignments.
The final grade will be a weighted average of the assignments and the final report (together 90%) and a grade for productive participation in the discussion (10%). The details are provided in the course syllabus.
The assignments can not be retaken, every assignment grade given will count as is towards the final overall grade. The report can be repaired for a higher grade.
The 168 hours for this course consist of 28 class hours (14*2h), 98 hours of preparation time for the classes (14*7h), 40 hours of preparation time for the report. This means that the course requires 20 hours a week during the block (including class time).
Only for students who are qualified for the Research Master
After completing this course students have acquired knowledge of theories and measurment models to explain and analyse intra-organizational group behavior, group dynamics and performance. Groups and teams have a large influence on individuals and their interaction. Human behavior can hardly be explained fully without paying attention to the inclusion of individuals in various groups and teams. This inclusion partly develops due to regulated social interaction: prescribed by institutional regimes. Both intra-, interorganisational and regulated interaction emerges from the influence of social institutions. Therefore, this course will provide an overview of institutional theory and the way in which social interaction, dissemination of norms and values, social capital and practices can be explained in a coherent way. Hence, in this course students will study theories and measurement models regarding social interaction between actors, within an institutional regime.
Type of instructionsSeminars
Type of examsFinal report and intermittent assignments
- A selection of papers from leading journals and book chapters.