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School of Economics and Political Science
Course unit
EPP4064632, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
EP2093, Degree course structure A.Y. 2014/15, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 12.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT 2
Website of the academic structure
Department of reference Department of Economics and Management
E-Learning website
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit is available ONLY for students enrolled in ECONOMICS

Teacher in charge PAOLO GUBITTA SECS-P/10
Other lecturers MARCO UGO PAIOLA SECS-P/08

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses SECS-P/08 Corporate Finance 6.0
Core courses SECS-P/10 Business Organisation 6.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 12.0 84 216.0 No turn

Start of activities 26/02/2018
End of activities 01/06/2018

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
6 Commissione AA 2017/18 - Canale A-L 01/10/2017 30/09/2018 DI MARIA ELEONORA (Presidente)
CAMPAGNOLO DIEGO (Membro Effettivo)
GUBITTA PAOLO (Membro Effettivo)
5 Commissione AA 2017/18 - Canale M-Z 01/10/2017 30/09/2018 GUBITTA PAOLO (Presidente)
CAMPAGNOLO DIEGO (Membro Effettivo)
DI MARIA ELEONORA (Membro Effettivo)
PAIOLA MARCO UGO (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: Governo e Gestione delle Aziende 1
Target skills and knowledge: The purpose of the exam is to provide students with:
[1] theoretical knowledge of the relationships between external environment and organizational decisions; [2] theoretical knowledge of human behaviors within organizations; [3] basic concepts and principles of organizational theory for organizational design (Module A);
[4] a theoretical background to understand the evolution of capitalism; [5] theoretical knowledge on the main functions and processes of the firm; [6] the management of firm processes (Module B).
Examination methods: Written and oral (if necessary) examination
Assessment criteria: Multiple-choice, True and False, and open questions on course’s topics economic news and case studies.
Course unit contents: Module A – Organization
The evolution of organizational thought
The forms of rationality
People: competences, motivation, teams
Environment: markets, technology and institutions
The governance of relations: markets, hierarchy and organizational conventions
Organizational forms: simple structure, functional structure, divisional structure, matrix structure
The management of organizational boundaries: processes, outsourcing, alliances
Organizational design and innovation
Organization of work
Module B – Functions and processes of the firm:
Environmental complexity and new management paradigms
The innovation process and entrepreneurship
Marketing and distribution: strategies and processes
The manufacturing and logistic processes
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures, case study presentation and discussion, seminars
Additional notes about suggested reading: Radio24 106.8 FM,
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Costa, Giovanni; Gubitta, Paolo; Pittino Daniel, Organizzazione aziendalemercati, gerarchie e convenzioni Giovanni Costa, Paolo Gubitta, Daniel Pittino. Milano: McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Capitoli 1-8 Cerca nel catalogo
  • Tunisini A., Pencarelli T, Ferrucci L., Economia e Management delle Imprese.. Milano: Hoepli, 2014. Capitoli 1-3, 5 (dal §5.3), 12, 16-20 Cerca nel catalogo
  • Johnson G. et al., Strategia: orientare organizzazioni e imprese in un mondo che cambia. Milano: Pearson, 2017. Solo capitolo 10 Cerca nel catalogo