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The economics and institutions of international business

Course Code :2106TEWEIO
Study domain:International management and e
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:60
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Johanna Vanderstraeten

3. Course contents *

This course consists of three major parts:

  • The first part examines how the institutional traditions and new institutionalism influence and shape organizations. Theoretical insights are linked to a practical case example.
  • The second part introduces the comparative business systems perspective and focuses on how national business systems impact organizational behavior. Students work on a business systems group work.
  • The third part focuses on how pressures for change can result in institutional entrepreneurship, and how organizations influence and shape institutions. Theoretical insights about institutional entrepreneurship are linked with a practical case application.