|Module title||Institutions, Organizations And Economic Development|
|Module lecturer||prof. UAM dr hab. Robert Kudłak|
|Faculty||Faculty of Human Geography and Planning|
Module aim (aims)
The aims of the lecture are:
To explain the roots and emergence of institutionalism in social sciences,
To show the role of institutions in processes of historical development,
The explain the role of institutional environment in stimulating (or restricting) economic development,
To present how the modern organizations (states, businesses, local authorities) are increasingly homogenous as a consequence of institutional isomorphism,
To discuss the similarities and differences between different types of institutionalisms.
Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)
At least an intermediate level of English in reading and speaking.
Week 1: Introduction do institutionalism
Week 2: History matters – the role of institutions in historical development
Week 3: Institutions and economic development
Week 4: How do institutions shape organizations?
Week 5: Comparing different forms of institutional approaches
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