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Course WIW-SMG-NRS-K-7

Sustainability Governance (2V+2U, 6.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
- K 6.0 CP
2 V Lecture 30 h 60 h
2 U Lecture hall exercise class 30 h 60 h
(2V+2U) 6.0 CP 60 h 120 h

Basedata

SWS 2V+2U
CP, Effort 6.0 CP = 180 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [DE] German
Lecturers
Area of study [WIW-SMG] Sustainability Management
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active

Contents

Sustainability governance:
  • Governance actors: public institutions, market and non-profit organizations.
  • Objectives, instruments and forms of governance.
  • The link between governance and sustainability.
  • Theoretical background: bureaucracy theory, new institutional economic approaches, institutionalism.
  • Economic policy concepts.
  • Organized interests and lobbying.
  • European Union and services of general interest.
  • sustainability strategies.
  • Sustainability reporting.
  • Governance of specific sectors from a sustainability perspective (e.g. finance, waste).

Exercise Sustainability Governance:

Deepening and practical application of the lecture contents

Literature

The following articles, for example, belong to the core literature:
  • Gladwin, T. N., Kennelly, J. J. & Krause, T.-S. (1995). Shifting Paradigms for Sustainable Development: Implications for Management Theory and Research. Academy of Management Review, 20, 874–907.
  • Montiel, I. (2008). Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Sustainability. Separate Pasts, Common Futures. Organization & Environment, 21, 245–269.
  • Spraul, K., Pallagst, K. & Jungbauer, A. (2016). Nachhaltige Stadtplanung und Steuerung der Flächennutzung – Die Green-Belt-Politik in Schottland und Lerneffekte für die deutsche kommunale Planung. der moderne staat – Zeitschrift für Public Policy, Recht und Management, 9, 299–323. doi: 10.3224/dms.v9i2.26347.
  • Spraul, K. & Möller, M. (2016). Standardisierung von Nachhaltigkeit. In R. Antes et al. (Hrsg.), Umweltmanagement im Nachhaltigkeits- und Verhaltenskontext (S. 279–290). Marburg: Metropolis-Verlag.
  • Spraul, K. (2014). Neue Rollen: Staatliche Regulierung und Selbstregulierung des Marktes. In M. Knoke et al. (Hrsg.), Das Publicness-Puzzle : Öffentliche Aufgabenerfüllung zwischen Staat und Markt (S. 341–344). Lage: Jacobs Verlag.

Materials

Necessary documents are made available via OLAT.

Requirements for attendance (informal)

None

Requirements for attendance (formal)

None

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

Module Name Context
[WIW-SMG-INM-M-7] Intersectoral Sustainability Management P: Obligatory 2V+2U, 6.0 LP