The course is included in these curricula and study modules
Type of course
Cycle/level of course
Recommended year of study
Total number of ECTS
The aim of the course is to provide an understanding of the most common traditional and new organization theories and different leadership strategies and how they work in a tourism company.
At the end of the course the student is expected to know and be able to put into practice different kinds of organization theories.
The student is also able to compare different organization and management strategies.
The student is able to appreciate team-work and feedback in an organization.
Organizational theories and models within tourism industry
Leadership vs. management in tourism industry
Strategies within the tourism industry
Prerequisites and co-requisites
minimum 30credits tourism courses done
Recommended or required reading
Alvesson, M. & Sveningsson, S. (red.), 2007, Organisationer, ledning och processer, Studentlitteratur, Lund.
Ulla Eriksson-Zetterquist, Thomas Kalling, Alexander Styhre, 2005 (eller nyare), Organisation och organisering, Liber, Malmö
Rollinson, D. 2010, Organisational behaviour and analysis, Prentice Hall.
Bolman m.fl., 2012, Nya perspektiv på organisation och ledarskap, Studentlitteratur, Lund.
Thompson P. & McHugh D., 2008, Att arbeta i organisationer : ett kritiskt perspektiv på organisation och arbete. Liber, Malmö
- Lectures - 30 hours
- Individual- and group instruction - 30 hours
- Practical exercises - 20 hours
- Individual studies - 55 hours
- Total workload of the course: 135 hours
- Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
- Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours
Mode of Delivery
Participation in tuition
- Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
- Essays, reports, productions and portfolio
To pass the course the student should pass the following examinations:
Examination 1 Feedback assignment 20%
Examination 2 Learningassignment 30%
Home-exam 3 50%
- Fabricius Susanna
- Hernberg Mervi
Home page of the course
Assignments valid until
12 months after course has ended
- Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
- Date will be announced later - Reports and productions