Organizational Management

Organizational Management Area Index

Organizational Management Area

Business Ethics

In this course, we will analyze contemporary corporate management from an ethical perspective. After a brief survey of normative ethical theories, we will discuss various ethical issues, such as effective corporate mission and values, code of conducts and compliance, informed consent in business, discloser and confidentiality, building an effective corporate ethics program, accountability and acceptable risk, ethical issues in multinational corporations.

Cross-cultural Management and Virtual Teams 1

This class is conducted jointly with the Grenoble Ecole de Management (France) using video-conferencing technology, and is limited to 10 students from the Japanese side. Students and faculty will actively study, experience, and discuss the challenges of working in cross-cultural virtual teams. Students must also register for Cross-cultural Management and Virtual Teams II.

Cross-cultural Management and Virtual Teams 2

This class is conducted jointly with the Grenoble Ecole de Management (France) using video-conferencing technology, and is limited to 10 students from the Japanese side. Students and faculty will actively study, experience, and discuss the challenges of working in cross-cultural virtual teams. Students must also register for Cross-cultural Management and Virtual Teams I.

Human Resource Management 1: Human Resource Management

This course is designed to provide students fundamental knowledge and strategic views of human resources management. After taking this course, students will learn basic theory, concept and function of human resources management and how to develop human resources management system such as grading, compensation structure and performance management system.

Human Resource Management 2: Stress Management

In recent years, due to the extension of working hour, workers are required not only manual work but also mental work, emotional responsibility day by day. Workers sometimes suffer from psychogenic and physical symptoms, fatigues, unhealthiness, life habits and depressive states. At the same time, as a patient, they suffer form depression including maladjustment in workplace such as absenteeism, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, stroke, coronary heart disease, and gastric ulcer, etc. Through this course, we will have the Knowledge about physiological and mental disorders and how we and our colleague will recover from these disorders.

Organizational Management 1: Organizational Behavior

This course is designed to provide students knowledge and analytical framework of human behavior in organization from multidisciplinary point of view. Key note guest speaker will address the basic needs for people on which organization build. After taking this course, students will learn the way of making managerial decisions on issues related to interpersonal, team and inter-organizational working relationship. Cross-cultural dimensions of human behavior that creates additional complexity in global business will be also discussed to meet the need of the MBA-IB program.

Organizational Management 2: Professional Manager

This course will cover topics on learning practical management skills for newly appointed managers to promote performance. It will consist of the three key dimensions of management behaviors, 1) How to successfully make the transition from employee to manager, 2) Tips on how to carry out criticism and discipline, and 3) Strategies and behavior styles for mentoring, coaching, problem resolution. Students are expected to discuss and learn how to succeed and flourish as a manager using highly focused model for effective management.

Leadership 1: Global Leadership

This course will use examine how language, culture, and business imperatives impact the behavior of leaders and subordinates within global organizations. Students will learn how senior managers perceive their roles and how to work effectively with these managers. Through presentations and in-class exercises, they will polish their own leadership skills. They will increase their ability to cope with the challenges, trade-offs, and critical junctures they will encounter as they manage their careers within global corporations.

Introduction to Corporate Social Responsibility

The European Commission defined CSR as “the responsibility of enterprises for the impacts on society.” Corporate Social Responsibility stresses on both creating shared value (CSV) and a commitment to the triple bottom line (3BL) approach. In this course, students will be given an introduction to the concept of CSR and sustainable business. Various areas of CSR across the supply chain will be explored covering both social and environmental impacts as well as the employee and stakeholder perspectives. The class will be conducted using a mixed method of case studies and lectures.