Management II

The sum of the teaching material can be found on the following page on E-class:

Course description

The course aims to give students a complete picture of the primary issues related to the successful articulation of systematic and innovative management actions within the various socio-economic organizations in the highly complex and uncertain environment of the current crisis and globalization’s restructuring.

It aims to develop their understanding of the issues related to the successful management of organizational change and adaptability and, consequently, their ability to take, implement, and control strategic, technological, and managerial decisions within the organizations that will be employed in the future.

Learning outcomes

This course’s attendance will give students the necessary abilities to:

  • Understand the dimension of innovation and change management mechanisms in different organizational and operational environments.
  • Perceive the decision-making processes with a combined perspective that composes the spheres of strategy, technology, and management of the various socio-economic organizations (Stra.Tech.Man approach).
  • Develop creative and critical thinking on the various questions raised by the ongoing process of socio-economic change.
  • Understand how innovation and intrapreneurship can be enhanced and aid development within a socio-economic organization.
  • Analyze the processes of different forms of organizational change thoroughly in today’s conditions of global crisis.

General skills

  • Adaptability to new situations.
  • Understand how to conceive, achieve, and implement business innovation.
  • Ability to synthesize the dimensions of strategy, technology, and management (Stra.Tech.Man approach)
  • Comprehensively understand organizational challenges, opportunities, and threats.
  • Implement and audit administrative actions during the change management process.

Course contents

  1. The globalization
  2. Understanding today’s global crisis
  3. The path to “new globalization”
  4. Change, crisis, and new global capitalism
  5. Towards an evolutionary understanding of the gradually emerging global environment
  6. Adaptability, creativity, and innovation
  7. The many faces of innovation
  8. Innovation as an exercise of organizational survival
  9. Innovation in Stra.Tech.Man terms and the physiological mutation of firms
  10. Basic dimensions and central theoretical approaches to change management
  11. The Stra.Tech.Man approach to change management
  12. The innovative Stra.Tech.Man synthesis and change management: Assimilation of change and constant transformation
  13. Revisiting the course’s content and recapitulation


Required textbooks (In Greek)

  • Παγκόσμια κρίση, καινοτομία και διαχείριση αλλαγής
    Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 68379911
    Έκδοση: 1η έκδ./2017
    Συγγραφείς: Βλάδος Χάρης
    ISBN: 978-960-218-883-5
    Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα
    Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΚΡΙΤΙΚΗ ΑΕ
  • Η επιχείρηση στη νέα εποχή
    Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 11573
    Έκδοση: 1η έκδ./2005
    Συγγραφείς: Crainer Stuart, Dearlove Des
    ISBN: 978-960-218-424-0
    Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα
    Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΚΡΙΤΙΚΗ ΑΕ

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