Module WI000656

This Module is offered by Chair of Strategy and Organization (Prof. Welpe).

This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.

Basic Information

WI000656 is a semester module in German or English language at Bachelor’s level which is offered in summer semester.

This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.

  • Catalogue of soft-skill courses
Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
90 h 30 h 3 CP

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


The lecture Organization will start by identifying the premises having lead to the development of organizations and how these entities can be characterized. In the next step, a selection of different organizational theories will be presented and analyzed. Based on these theoretical foundations, the lecture s focus will switch to current trends and developments within organizational research and praxis. Planned syllabus: organizational theories, intercompany organization, collaboration in virtual organizations and teams, cooperation and strategic decision making in the context of organization, individuals and behavior within organizations, instruments of coordination and motivation, transferring organizational research to praxis, organizational ethics, current developments within organizational research and praxis.

Learning Outcome

At the end of the module students are able to understand and to recognice the insight into organizational issues such as decision processes, individuals and their behavior within organizations, instruments of coordination and motivation and organizational ethics.


no previous knowledge neccessary

Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Courses and Schedule

VO 2 Introduction to Strategy and Organization (WI100777, WI000656) Donnerstag, 13:15–16:30

Learning and Teaching Methods

The module consists of a lecture. During the lecture the contents are delivered thrue presentations and talks. The students are inspired to improve the acquired knowledge by studying the suggested literature.


Powerpoint-slides, articles from Journals (available in the e-Learning Portal)


An overview of relevant sources of literature will be provided for download. The lion s share will be in English and partly consist of current articles from international journals. The literature will be available for download in the E-Learning Portal.

Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

written exam

Exam Repetition

There is a possibility to take the exam in the following semester.

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