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Lovely Professional University, Punjab

Course Code Course Title Course Planner Lectures Tutorials Practicals Credits
HRM612 ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE AND DESIGN 15280::Ujjwal Kumar Pathak 3.0 1.0 0.0 4.0
Course Category Courses with conceptual focus
TextBooks
Sr No Title Author Edition Year Publisher Name
T-1 Understanding the theory and Design
of Organizations
Richard L. Daft 10th 2011 Cengage Learning
Reference Books
Sr No Title Author Edition Year Publisher Name
R-1 Introduction to Organization Theory:
Structure and Design of Organizations
Bhattacharyya Sanghamitra 1st Universities Press (India) Private Limited
R-2 Organisational systems, design,
structure and management
Dr. Dipak Kumar
Bhattacharyya
1st 2009 Himalaya Pub.House, Delhi
Other Reading
Sr No Journals articles as Compulsary reading (specific articles, complete reference)
OR-1 The Collaborative Organization: How to Make Employee Networks Really Work by Rob Cross, Peter H. Gray, Shirley Cunningham, Mark Showers, Robert J.
Thomas, HBR, Oct 01, 2010 ,
OR-2 Bosch Group in India: Transition to a Transnational Organization by Abhoy Ojha, HBR, Sep 26, 2012 ,
OR-3 Designs by Kate: The Power of Direct Sales John Deighton, Sarah L. Abbott, Apr 19, 2011, HBS Brief Cases ,
Relevant Websites
Sr No (Web address) (only if relevant to the course) Salient Features
RW-1 http://www.flatworldknowledge.com/node/29067#web-29067 Explains about Matrix organizations
RW-2 http://www.emaytrix.com/mgmt307/section3.php Organization structure and design basics
RW-3 http://www.practical-management.com/Organization-Development/Organization-
Design.html
Organization design and its dimensions
RW-4 http://www.mindspring.com/~kiernan/mgt6107.html Impact of technology on organization transformation
Software/Equipments/Databases
Sr No (S/E/D) (only if relevant to the course) Salient Features
SW-1 www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-m8grawp1k video on organisation design
Week
Number
Lecture
Number
Broad Topic(Sub Topic) Chapters/Sections
of Text/reference
books
Other Readings,
Relevant
Websites, Audio
Visual Aids,
software and
Virtual Labs
Lecture Description Learning Outcomes Pedagogical Tool
Demonstration/ Case
Study / Images /
animation / ppt etc.
Planned
Week 1 Lecture 1 Organizations and Organization
Theory(Organization Theory in
Action)
T-1:one RW-2 Discussion about concept
and definition of
Organisation in lecture 1
and about its importance
in lecture 2
Students will learn
about concept and
definition of
organisation in and will
learn about its
importance
Class Discussion
Lecture 2 Organizations and Organization
Theory(Organization Theory in
Action)
T-1:one RW-2 Discussion about concept
and definition of
Organisation in lecture 1
and about its importance
in lecture 2
Students will learn
about concept and
definition of
organisation in and will
learn about its
importance
Class Discussion
Lecture 3 Organizations and Organization
Theory(Dimensions of
Organization Design)
T-1:One
R-1:two
RW-2 Discussion about
dimensions of
Organisations in lecture
3 and its impacts in
lecture 4
Learning About
Different Dimensions
of Organisations and Its
impact
Claa Discussion and
VIDEO Display
Week 2 Lecture 4 Organizations and Organization
Theory(Dimensions of
Organization Design)
T-1:One
R-1:two
RW-2 Discussion about
dimensions of
Organisations in lecture
3 and its impacts in
lecture 4
Learning About
Different Dimensions
of Organisations and Its
impact
Claa Discussion and
VIDEO Display
Lecture 5 Organizations and Organization
Theory(The Evolution of
Organization Theory and Design)
T-1:one
R-1:two
Discussion about the
evolution of organization
Theory
students will learn
about the evolution of
organisation theory in
detail
Class Discussion
Lecture 6 Fundamentals of Organization
Structure(Organization Structure)
T-1:One
R-2:four
OR-2 Discuss about meaning
and definition of
organisational structure
in lecture 6 and
significance of
organisational structure
in lecture 7
The students will learn
about meaning and
significance of
organisational
structures
Video and Discussion
Detailed Plan For Lectures
LTP week distribution: (LTP Weeks)
Weeks before MTE 7
Weeks After MTE 7
Spill Over 3
Week 3 Lecture 7 Fundamentals of Organization
Structure(Organization Structure)
T-1:One
R-2:four
OR-2 Discuss about meaning
and definition of
organisational structure
in lecture 6 and
significance of
organisational structure
in lecture 7
The students will learn
about meaning and
significance of
organisational
structures
Video and Discussion
Lecture 8 Fundamentals of Organization
Structure(Matrix , Horizontal ,
Virtual Network and Hybrid
Structure)
T-1:one RW-1
RW-4
Discussion about Matrix
organisation in lecture 8
about Horizontal
organisation in lecture 9
and about Virtual
network and hybrid
Structure in lecture 10
Studets will Learn
about various forms of
organisational
Structures like
Matrix,Horizontal,Virtu
al network and hybrid
Structure
Class Discussion
through slides
Lecture 9 Fundamentals of Organization
Structure(Matrix , Horizontal ,
Virtual Network and Hybrid
Structure)
T-1:one RW-1
RW-4
Discussion about Matrix
organisation in lecture 8
about Horizontal
organisation in lecture 9
and about Virtual
network and hybrid
Structure in lecture 10
Studets will Learn
about various forms of
organisational
Structures like
Matrix,Horizontal,Virtu
al network and hybrid
Structure
Class Discussion
through slides
Week 4 Lecture 10 Fundamentals of Organization
Structure(Matrix , Horizontal ,
Virtual Network and Hybrid
Structure)
T-1:one RW-1
RW-4
Discussion about Matrix
organisation in lecture 8
about Horizontal
organisation in lecture 9
and about Virtual
network and hybrid
Structure in lecture 10
Studets will Learn
about various forms of
organisational
Structures like
Matrix,Horizontal,Virtu
al network and hybrid
Structure
Class Discussion
through slides
Lecture 11 Fundamentals of Organization
Structure(Applications of
Structural Design)
T-1:Two OR-3
RW-2
Discussion about
meaning and significance
of structural desigh in
lecture 11,Application of
Structural Design in
different environment in
lecture 12 and different
contexts in lecture 13
The students will learn
about application of
structural design in
different environment
and contexts in
contemporary world
Class Discussion
through slides
Lecture 12 Fundamentals of Organization
Structure(Applications of
Structural Design)
T-1:Two OR-3
RW-2
Discussion about
meaning and significance
of structural desigh in
lecture 11,Application of
Structural Design in
different environment in
lecture 12 and different
contexts in lecture 13
The students will learn
about application of
structural design in
different environment
and contexts in
contemporary world
Class Discussion
through slides
Week 5 Lecture 13 Fundamentals of Organization
Structure(Applications of
Structural Design)
T-1:Two OR-3
RW-2
Discussion about
meaning and significance
of structural desigh in
lecture 11,Application of
Structural Design in
different environment in
lecture 12 and different
contexts in lecture 13
The students will learn
about application of
structural design in
different environment
and contexts in
contemporary world
Class Discussion
through slides
Lecture 14 External Factors and Design
(Organization Environment)
T-1:Three
R-2:five
Discussion about
Organizational
ecosystems, Resource
dependence in lecture 14,
Discusssion about
Collaborative Networks
in lecture 15,and
discussion about
Population ecology,
Institutionalism in
lecture 16
The students will learn
about following
phenomenon
Organizational
ecosystems, Resource
dependence,
Learning about
Collaborative networks,
Population ecology,
Institutionalism
Class Discussion with
power point
presentation
Lecture 15 External Factors and Design
(Organization Environment)
T-1:Three
R-2:five
Discussion about
Organizational
ecosystems, Resource
dependence in lecture 14,
Discusssion about
Collaborative Networks
in lecture 15,and
discussion about
Population ecology,
Institutionalism in
lecture 16
The students will learn
about following
phenomenon
Organizational
ecosystems, Resource
dependence,
Learning about
Collaborative networks,
Population ecology,
Institutionalism
Class Discussion with
power point
presentation
Week 6 Lecture 16 External Factors and Design
(Organization Environment)
T-1:Three
R-2:five
Discussion about
Organizational
ecosystems, Resource
dependence in lecture 14,
Discusssion about
Collaborative Networks
in lecture 15,and
discussion about
Population ecology,
Institutionalism in
lecture 16
The students will learn
about following
phenomenon
Organizational
ecosystems, Resource
dependence,
Learning about
Collaborative networks,
Population ecology,
Institutionalism
Class Discussion with
power point
presentation
Lecture 17 External Factors and Design
(Changing Environment and
Adapting to a Changing
Environment)
T-1:Four Discussion about the
organizations
environment, The
changing environment in
lecture 17 ,Discussion
about Adapting to
changing
environment in lecture
18 and about Influencing
external resources in
lecture 19
The students will learn
about the following
organisational terms
and their significance
organizations
environment, The
changing environment,
Adapting to changing
environment,
Influencing
external resources
Class Discussion
Week 6 Lecture 18 External Factors and Design
(Changing Environment and
Adapting to a Changing
Environment)
T-1:Four Discussion about the
organizations
environment, The
changing environment in
lecture 17 ,Discussion
about Adapting to
changing
environment in lecture
18 and about Influencing
external resources in
lecture 19
The students will learn
about the following
organisational terms
and their significance
organizations
environment, The
changing environment,
Adapting to changing
environment,
Influencing
external resources
Class Discussion
Week 7 Lecture 19 External Factors and Design
(Changing Environment and
Adapting to a Changing
Environment)
T-1:Four Discussion about the
organizations
environment, The
changing environment in
lecture 17 ,Discussion
about Adapting to
changing
environment in lecture
18 and about Influencing
external resources in
lecture 19
The students will learn
about the following
organisational terms
and their significance
organizations
environment, The
changing environment,
Adapting to changing
environment,
Influencing
external resources
Class Discussion
Lecture 20 External Factors and Design
(Global Arena and Designing
Structure to Fit Global Strategy)
T-1:Eight Discussion about
Stages of international
development, Designing
structure to fit global
strategy in lecture 20 and
REVISION in 21 lecture
Students will learn
about these
organisational concepts
with their significance
Stages of international
development,
Designing
structure to fit global
strategy,and Doubts
will be cleared
Class Discussion
through slides
Lecture 21 External Factors and Design
(Global Arena and Designing
Structure to Fit Global Strategy)
T-1:Eight Discussion about
Stages of international
development, Designing
structure to fit global
strategy in lecture 20 and
REVISION in 21 lecture
Students will learn
about these
organisational concepts
with their significance
Stages of international
development,
Designing
structure to fit global
strategy,and Doubts
will be cleared
Class Discussion
through slides
MID-TERM
Week 8 Lecture 22 Internal Factors and Design
(Organizational Size and Life
Cycle)
T-1:Twelve Discussion about
Organizational life cycle
and its stages of
development
Learning of the
organisational life cycle
and its different stages
in the process of
development
Class Discussion
through slides
Week 8 Lecture 23 Internal Factors and Design
(Organizational Control Strategies
and Decline of an Organization)
T-1:twelve Discussion about
Organizational size,
bureaucracy and control,
Bureaucracy in a
changing world and
Bureaucracy versus
other forms of control in
lecture 23 and
Organizational decline
and downsizing in
lecture 24
the student will learn
about the following
concepts in detail
Organizational size,
bureaucracy and
control,
Learning about
Bureaucracy in a
changing world,
Bureaucracy versus
other forms of control,
Organizational decline
and downsizing
Class Discussion
through slides
Lecture 24 Internal Factors and Design
(Organizational Control Strategies
and Decline of an Organization)
T-1:twelve Discussion about
Organizational size,
bureaucracy and control,
Bureaucracy in a
changing world and
Bureaucracy versus
other forms of control in
lecture 23 and
Organizational decline
and downsizing in
lecture 24
the student will learn
about the following
concepts in detail
Organizational size,
bureaucracy and
control,
Learning about
Bureaucracy in a
changing world,
Bureaucracy versus
other forms of control,
Organizational decline
and downsizing
Class Discussion
through slides
Week 9 Lecture 25 Internal Factors and Design
(Information for Decision Making
and Control System)
T-1:Eleven Different E business
organizations, design In
house division, Spin off,
Strategic partnership in
lecture 25, Impact of
Technology on
Job Design, Socio
Technical systems in
lecture 26 and
Different E business
strategies in lecture 27
The students will learn
about these new
concepts and their
significance Different E
business
organization design In
house division, Spin
off,
Strategic partnership,
Impact of Technology
on
Job Design, Socio
technical systems
Different E business
strategies
Class Discussion
through slides
Week 9 Lecture 26 Internal Factors and Design
(Information for Decision Making
and Control System)
T-1:Eleven Different E business
organizations, design In
house division, Spin off,
Strategic partnership in
lecture 25, Impact of
Technology on
Job Design, Socio
Technical systems in
lecture 26 and
Different E business
strategies in lecture 27
The students will learn
about these new
concepts and their
significance Different E
business
organization design In
house division, Spin
off,
Strategic partnership,
Impact of Technology
on
Job Design, Socio
technical systems
Different E business
strategies
Class Discussion
through slides
Lecture 27 Internal Factors and Design
(Information for Decision Making
and Control System)
T-1:Eleven Different E business
organizations, design In
house division, Spin off,
Strategic partnership in
lecture 25, Impact of
Technology on
Job Design, Socio
Technical systems in
lecture 26 and
Different E business
strategies in lecture 27
The students will learn
about these new
concepts and their
significance Different E
business
organization design In
house division, Spin
off,
Strategic partnership,
Impact of Technology
on
Job Design, Socio
technical systems
Different E business
strategies
Class Discussion
through slides
Week 10 Lecture 28 Internal Factors and Design
(Organizational Size and the Life
Cycle)
T-1:Twelve Discussion about concept
and importance of
organisational size in
lecture 28 and
organisation life cycle in
lecture 29
The students will learn
about the organisational
size and Life cycle and
their basic features
Class Discussion
through slides
Lecture 29 Internal Factors and Design
(Organizational Size and the Life
Cycle)
T-1:Twelve Discussion about concept
and importance of
organisational size in
lecture 28 and
organisation life cycle in
lecture 29
The students will learn
about the organisational
size and Life cycle and
their basic features
Class Discussion
through slides
Lecture 30 Internal Factors and Design
(Organizational Size and the Life
Cycle)
T-1:Twelve Discussion about concept
and importance of
organisational size in
lecture 28 and
organisation life cycle in
lecture 29
The students will learn
about the organisational
size and Life cycle and
their basic features
Class Discussion
through slides
Week 11 Lecture 31 Managing Organizational
Processes(Organizational Conflict:
Intergroup Conflict and Sources of
Conflict)
T-1:Seven Discussion about Inter
group conflict in
organization in lecture 31
and sources of
conflict in lecture 32
The students will learn
about Inter Group
Conflict in organisation
of various sorts and also
about sources of
conflict
Class Discussion
through slides
Lecture 32 Managing Organizational
Processes(Organizational Conflict:
Intergroup Conflict and Sources of
Conflict)
T-1:Seven Discussion about Inter
group conflict in
organization in lecture 31
and sources of
conflict in lecture 32
The students will learn
about Inter Group
Conflict in organisation
of various sorts and also
about sources of
conflict
Class Discussion
through slides
Lecture 33 Managing Organizational
Processes(Power and Politics:
Using Power, Politics and
Collaboration)
T-1:Seven Discussion about Power
in organizations and
sources of
power,Political processes
in
organization, Using
power politics and
collaboration.
The students will learn
about the concept and
applications of Power
and organizations,
Sources of power,
Political processes in
organization, Using
power politics and
collaboration
Class Discussion
Week 12 Lecture 34 Homework,Test,Case
study1
Lecture 35 Managing Organizational
Processes(Organizational Decision
Making and Contingency Decision
Making Framework)
T-1:eight discussion about concept
of decision
making, Individual
decision making,
Organizational decision
making in lecture 35 and
Garbage Can
Model, Contingency
decision making
framework in lecture 36
The students to learn
about decision
making, Individual
decision making,
Organizational decision
making, Garbage can
model, Contingency
decision making
frameworkng and the
implications of the
same
Class Discussion
Lecture 36 Managing Organizational
Processes(Organizational Decision
Making and Contingency Decision
Making Framework)
T-1:eight discussion about concept
of decision
making, Individual
decision making,
Organizational decision
making in lecture 35 and
Garbage Can
Model, Contingency
decision making
framework in lecture 36
The students to learn
about decision
making, Individual
decision making,
Organizational decision
making, Garbage can
model, Contingency
decision making
frameworkng and the
implications of the
same
Class Discussion
Week 13 Lecture 37 Organizational Culture and
Innovation(Organizational Culture)
T-1:nine Discussion about
Concept of culture,
Emergence and purpose
of culture, Interpreting
culture, Organization
design and culture
Students will learn
about the following in
the context of
organisational design
and structure Concept
of culture,
Emergence and purpose
of culture, Interpreting
culture, Organization
design and culture
Class Discussion
through power point
presentation
Lecture 38 Organizational Culture and
Innovation(Ethical Values and
Social Responsibility)
T-1:nine Discussion about Ethical
Values and
Social Responsibility,
Sources of individual
ethical
principles,Managerial
ethics, Corporate social
responsibility, How
leaders shape culture and
ethics
Learning about Ethical
Values and
Social Responsibility,
Sources of individual
ethical
principles,Managerial
ethics, Corporate social
responsibility, How
leaders shape culture
and
ethics
Class Discussion
through slides
Lecture 39 Organizational Culture and
Innovation(Strategic Role of
Change)
T-1:ten Strategic role of change,
Innovate or perish,
Discussion about
Strategic types of
change, Elements for
successful change
The students will learn
the following
organisational concepts
with their importance
Strategic role of
change,
Innovate or perish,
Learning about
Strategic types of
change, Elements for
successful change
Class Discussion
Week 14 Lecture 40 Organizational Culture and
Innovation(Strategy and Structural
Change)
T-1:ten Discussion about The
dual core approach,
Organizational design for
implementing
management changeout
Studets will learn the
following concepts The
dual core approach and
Organizational design
for
implementing change
out
Class Discussion
through slides
Lecture 41 Organizational Culture and
Innovation(Culture Change and
Strategies for Implementing
Change)
T-1:ten RW-4 Discussion on forces for
culture
change, Organization
development and culture
change interventions,
Strategies for
implementing change,
Barriers to change,
and REVISION in 42
lecture
Studets will learn about
following concepts and
its applications Forces
for culture
change, Organization
development and
culture
change interventions,
Strategies for
implementing change,
Barriers to change,
and doubt clearing
Class Discussion
through slides
Week 14 Lecture 42 Organizational Culture and
Innovation(Culture Change and
Strategies for Implementing
Change)
T-1:ten RW-4 Discussion on forces for
culture
change, Organization
development and culture
change interventions,
Strategies for
implementing change,
Barriers to change,
and REVISION in 42
lecture
Studets will learn about
following concepts and
its applications Forces
for culture
change, Organization
development and
culture
change interventions,
Strategies for
implementing change,
Barriers to change,
and doubt clearing
Class Discussion
through slides
SPILL OVER
Week 15 Lecture 43 Spill Over
Lecture 44 Spill Over
Lecture 45 Spill Over
Scheme for CA:
Component Frequency Out Of Each Marks Total Marks
Homework,Test,Case study 2 3 10 20
Total :- 10 20
Details of Academic Task(s)
AT No. Objective Topic of the Academic Task Nature of Academic Task
(group/individuals/field
work
Evaluation Mode Allottment /
submission Week
HW1 To enrich the
students knowledge
with different
restructuring phases
that takes place in
the organization
Students will be asked to read book "How Stella saved her farm"
by Govinda Rajan, ChrisTrimble, and they will be asked to
answer the following questions:
Q1. Students will explain how restructuring took place in this
book and will be explaining different phases in which it has taken
place?
Q2. Explain the contribution of the change agent with vivid
description?
Individual Identification of
Structral changes &,
different phases- 15
marks, Contribution
of the change
agent15 marks
4 / 8
Case study1 To enhance the
analytical skills of
the students .
Students will be alloted contemporary issues from Human factor
and Human Capital. Students of 2 each will be grouped together
and would be preparing written report , followed by presentation.
Students will related their topic as to how it is relevant in the
context of organizational design and structure.
Group Written Report : 10
marks, Case
presentation : 20
2 / 4
Test1 To enrich students in
conceptual as well
as analytical skills.
Students will be administered subjective type test and syllabus
will be announced in class
Individual Conceptual based
questions of 1,2 or 5
marks ,in total 30
marks
12 / 12
Plan for Tutorial: (Please do not use these time slots for syllabus coverage)
Tutorial No. Lecture Topic Type of pedagogical tool(s) planned
(case analysis,problem solving test,role play,business game etc)
Tutorial1 Introduction to Organization and its Environment by
introducing a case
Case Analysis
Tutorial2 Latest organization structure that are in use currently Discussion
Tutorial3 Experiential Learning exercises Business Game
Tutorial4 Group Discussion on organizational structural changes
in GE by Jack welch.(General Discussion)
Group Discussion
Tutorial5 Evaluative presentation of Homework 2 Presentation
Tutorial6 Evaluative presentation of Homework 2 Presentation
Tutorial7 Evaluative presentation of Homework 2 Presentation
After Mid-Term
Tutorial8 Group discussion on different organizational
restructuring considering examples from current era
Group Discussion
Tutorial9 Role play of a change agent while implementing change
when organization passes through restructuring phase
Role Playing
Tutorial10 Discussion on how Cultural Differences in coordination
and control affects organizational structure
Brain Storming
Tutorial11 Applications of organizational change and development
with reference to Indian organizations
Open Discussion
Tutorial12 Management games relating with motivation and team
building.
Business Game
Tutorial13 Discussion will held on pros and cons of structural
change in the book "How Stela saved her farm
Open discussion
Tutorial14 Discussion about Learning Organisation Class Discusssion