10 Credits SPRING

Pre-requisites: Entry requirements of MBA including 3 years work experience.

Aims/Description: For the purposes of this module, risk and crisis management is seen to include issues relating to risk management and crisis prevention, as well as recovery and damage limitation. A core focus of the module is the manner in which organisations become dysfunctional. The module also provides a critique of some of the dominant theories within management. In particular, the role of latent managerial error, notions of incubation and error cost within decision-making and the development of organisational neuroses will be examined.

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work
WebCT resources are available for this module

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