Module Handbook

  • Dynamischer Default-Fachbereich geändert auf WIW

Course WIW-SIC-HDC-K-7

Managing in highly dynamic contexts (2V+1U, 4.5 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
- K 4.5 CP
2 V Lecture 30 h 60 h
1 U Lecture hall exercise class 15 h 30 h
(2V+1U) 4.5 CP 45 h 90 h


CP, Effort 4.5 CP = 135 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [EN] English
Area of study [WIW-MAN] Management Studies
Additional informations
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


  • High-Reliability Organizations
  • Incident Command System
  • Learning from and through rare events
  • Organizational Routines
  • Group/Team Level Approach
  • Safety Culture
  • Coordination
  • Sociomateriality
  • Time
  • Application of qualitative research methods


  • Müller-Seitz, G. (2014): Von Risiko zu Resilienz – zum Umgang mit Unerwartetem aus Organisationsperspektive, in: zfbf, 68: 79-99.
  • Weick, K. E., Sutcliffe, K. M. 2007. Managing the Unexpected. Resilient Performance in an Age of Uncertainty. San Francisco: Wiley.
  • Danner-Schröder, A., Müller-Seitz, G. 2017. Qualitative Methoden in der Organisations- und Managementforschung: Ein anwendungsorientierter Leitfaden für Datensammlung und -analyse, München: Vahlen.


  • Presentation slides
  • Videos
  • Journal articles
  • Exercise materials

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [WIW-SIC-HDC-K-7]

Module Name Context
[WIW-MGS-ORG-M-7] Organisation P: Obligatory 2V+1U, 4.5 LP