Organisation Design


The aim of this module is to provide students with a thorough knowledge of issues that needs to be considered when designing or re-designing of an organisation structure in order to achieve the business goals within an ever changing business environment.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Discuss the role of organisation theories (classical and modern theories) in relation to organisation design

  2. Conceptually the relationship between organisational theory and organisational structure and their suitability for use within organisations

  3. Examine how various factors can influence an organisation as it develops, grows and decline, along with complexities of change initiatives

  4. Explain the role of production technology in the provision of products and/or services and how it impacts on the organisational design and structure

  5. Interpret how organisation design can be used to maximise the returns for the business

% Coursework 40%
% Final Exam 60%