This course is at the crossroads of two theoretical fields: organizational change and management of information systems. It aims at developing a global analytical framework concerning the relations between IT and organizations, via an in-depth exploration of various schools of thought and a critical discussion of recent research papers.
Learning outcomes of the course
Understand, master and compare the main theories relating to their area of research
Understand, master and compare different research methodologies used in the management sciences, both qualitative and quantitative
Make appropriate use of the different theories
Communicate and argue orally
Communicate and argue in written form
Demonstrate critical thinking
Prerequisites and co-requisites/ Recommended optional programme components : /
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Interactive seminar based on preliminary readings, intensive discussions and oral presentations
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) : hybrid format
Recommended or required readings
F.Pichault, Change management. Towards polyphony, Brussels, De Boeck, 2013
Assessment methods and criteria
Individual assignments discussed during the course
Work placement(s) : /
Organizational remarks : /
Professor François Pichault, HEC Liège – Management School of the University of Liège
PhD Candidates wishing to take this course have to contact Professor François Pichault (F.Pichault@uliege.be) before December 16.
The course will start in the second semester of the academic year (February, 2023). The full schedule will be agreed with the candidates.
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