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Course WIW-SMG-MT-K-7

Sustainability Management Theory (2V, 3.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
2 V Lecture 3.0 CP 30 h 60 h
(2V) 3.0 CP 30 h 60 h

Basedata

SWS 2V
CP, Effort 3.0 CP = 90 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [EN] English
Lecturers
Area of study [WIW-SMG] Sustainability Management
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active

Contents

In this seminary course, students become fictitious reviewers of research in the field of sustainability management. They present and discuss basic works as well as current empirical studies, considering criteria of good scientific work and writing. They also discuss different methodological approaches and have the opportunity to exchange ideas with international researchers in the field of sustainability management.

Competencies / intended learning achievements

Students will learn
  • to review research in the field of sustainability management with reference to criteria of good scientific work and writing.
  • different methodological approaches in sustainability research as well as their critical evaluation against the background of the respective questions.
  • how to exchange ideas within the research community.

Literature

Starik, M., & Kanashiro, P. (2013). Toward a Theory of Sustainability Management. Organization & Environment, 26(1), 7–30. https://doi.org/10.1177/1086026612474958.

Requirements for attendance (informal)

None

Requirements for attendance (formal)

Proper enrollment in the relevant degree program.

References to Course [WIW-SMG-MT-K-7]

Module Name Context
[WIW-SMG-BSM-M-7] Basics of Sustainability Management P: Obligatory 2V, 3.0 LP
[WIW-SMG-BWL2-M-7] Sustainability Management for Business Economists 2 P: Obligatory 2V, 3.0 LP
[WIW-SMG-WI-M-7] Sustainability Management for Industrial Engineers P: Obligatory 2V, 3.0 LP