Chair of Organization Theory and Design

Schlüsselkonzepte der Organisationstheorie


(Key Concepts of Organization Theory)

Master lecture

Advanced Business Administration Organization

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Joachim Wolf


In this lecture topics from the following areas are discussed:

In this lecture we will discuss the argumentations of different organization theories. Through this lecture students will be able to choose appropriate organizational theories for organization design related problem. Further, they will be able to apply these theories constructively. Furthermore students will master to link the organization design problems with organizational theory. The lecture is directed to students who plan to conduct a research project in organization and management. The presentation and discussions of organization theories will be held on an adequate master level. The teaching goals of this lecture will be reached through literature studies and discussion of the organization theories with the attending students.


Further Information

Language of Instruction: German

Credit Points: 5

Form of teaching: lecture and tutorial


Detailed information, room numbers, times and dates of lectures, tutorials and exams will be published on “UnivIS” or “Olat” respectively.



Wolf, J., Organisation, Management, Unternehmensführung – Theorien, Praxisbeispiele und Kritik, 6th ed., Wiesbaden 2020.