Checking date: 22/03/2022

Course: 2022/2023

Organizations Sociology
Bachelor in Sociology (2008 Study Plan) (Plan: 151 - Estudio: 208)

Coordinating teacher: SANDELL , FRANK RICKARD

Department assigned to the subject: Social Sciences Department

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Introductory course of Introduction to Sociolgy
· Analyze and understand the role of organizations in society. · Know the fundamental dimensions of organizations and the types of organizations in contemporary society. · Introduce in the analysis of organizational behaviour. · Understand the problems of organizations. · Understand the relationship between the media and organizations, and its implications.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
Introduction to Sociology Sociology of Organizations. Organizations and society Main theoretical contributions Types of organizations Organizations as rational, natural and open systems Change in organizations Elements and structure of organizations Social groups and organizations Culture in organizations Organizations in the Information Society The future of complex organizations. Globalization and organizations The organization of work and workers Workers in organizations Social institutions
Learning activities and methodology
Theory (4ECTS). Theory classes with materials available in Aula Global. Practices (2ECTS). Videos, case studies, best practices and presentations. Group tutorials to solve problems, doubts, etc.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • Coller, Xavier y Roberto Garvía. Análsis de Organizaciones. CIS. 2004
  • Lucas, Antonio. Sociología de las Organizaciones. Fragua. 2013
  • Perrow, Charles. Sociología de las Organizaciones. MCGRAW-HILL . 1990

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.