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62644-01 - Vorlesung: Technology, Strategy, and Organization 3 KP

Semester Frühjahrsemester 2024
Angebotsmuster Jedes Frühjahrsem.
Dozierende Michael Beckmann (michael.beckmann@unibas.ch)
Elisa Gerten (elisa.gerten@unibas.ch, BeurteilerIn)
Inhalt This course covers the following topics:

- Technology and the Rise of the Digital Firm
- Managing Resources and Capabilities in the Digital Economy
- Strategic Organization Design
- Technology, Skills, and Automation
- Growth Strategies in the Digital Age
Lernziele This course targets master students who are interested in the progress of today’s technologies and its impact on businesses, the organization of work, automation, management and growth strategies. In addition, there should be an interest in discussing and evaluating theoretical models and empirical studies.
Literatur A list with recommended readings will be provided on ADAM. References for further readings will be provided in class.

Agrawal, A., Gans, J., & Goldfarb, A. (Eds.). (2019). The economics of artificial intelligence: an agenda. University of Chicago Press.

Aral, S., Brynjolfsson, E., & Wu, L. (2012). Three-way complementarities: Performance pay, human resource analytics, and information technology. Management Science, 58(5), 913-931.

Brynjolfsson, E., Jin, W., & McElheran, K. (2021). The power of prediction: predictive analytics, workplace complements, and business performance. Business Economics, 56(4), 217-239.

Brynjolfsson, E., & Milgrom, P. (2013). Complementarity in organizations. The handbook of organizational economics, 11-55.

Goldfarb, A., & Tucker, C. (2019). Digital economics. Journal of Economic Literature, 57(1), 3-43.

Stiebale, J., Suedekum, J., & Woessner, N. (2020). Robots and the rise of European superstar firms.

Tambe, P., Hitt, L. M., & Brynjolfsson, E. (2012). The extroverted firm: How external information practices affect innovation and productivity. Management Science, 58(5), 843-859.

Tambe, P., Hitt, L. M., Rock, D., & Brynjolfsson, E. (2019). IT, AI and the Growth of Intangible Capital. Available at SSRN 3416289.

Tambe, P., Hitt, L. M., Rock, D., & Brynjolfsson, E. (2020). Digital capital and superstar firms (No. w28285). National Bureau of Economic Research.
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Teilnahmebedingungen No specifc requirements
Anmeldung zur Lehrveranstaltung Registration: Please enroll in the Online Services (services.unibas.ch);

Eucor-Students and mobility students of other Swiss Universities or the FHNW first have to register at the University of Basel BEFORE the start of the course and receive their login data by post (e-mail address of the University of Basel). Processing time up to a week! Detailed information can be found here: https://www.unibas.ch/de/Studium/Mobilitaet.html
After successful registration you can enroll for the course in the Online Services (services.unibas.ch).

Applies to everyone: Enrolment = Registration for the course and the exam!
Unterrichtssprache Englisch
Einsatz digitaler Medien kein spezifischer Einsatz
HörerInnen willkommen


Intervall Wochentag Zeit Raum
unregelmässig Siehe Einzeltermine
Bemerkungen In order to avoid overlaps with other courses in the same majors/modules, the Tuesday dates were changed to Saturdays:


Datum Zeit Raum
Samstag 09.03.2024 10.15-18.00 Uhr Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Seminarraum S15 HG.31
Montag 11.03.2024 10.15-18.00 Uhr Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Seminarraum S13 HG.35
Samstag 23.03.2024 10.15-18.00 Uhr Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Seminarraum S15 HG.31
Montag 25.03.2024 10.15-18.00 Uhr Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Seminarraum S13 HG.35
Module Modul: Business Field: Human Resources (Masterstudium: Business and Technology)
Modul: Business Field: Strategy and Organization (Masterstudium: Business and Technology)
Modul: Specific Electives in Labor Economics, Human Resources and Organization (Masterstudium: Wirtschaftswissenschaften)
Leistungsüberprüfung Leistungsnachweis
Hinweise zur Leistungsüberprüfung written exam: 25.04.24; 10:15-11:15.
Late deregistration is not possible for this course. If you do not wish to take part in the exam, please cancel your registration within the registration deadline.
An-/Abmeldung zur Leistungsüberprüfung Anm.: Belegen Lehrveranstaltung; Abm.: stornieren
Wiederholungsprüfung keine Wiederholungsprüfung
Skala 1-6 0,1
Wiederholtes Belegen beliebig wiederholbar
Zuständige Fakultät Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät / WWZ, studiendekanat-wwz@unibas.ch
Anbietende Organisationseinheit Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät / WWZ