This course provides an introduction to the sociological examination on economic phenomena and organizational studies.
Methodological aspects of economic and organizational sociology
Historical origins of economic and organizational sociology
History of organizational thought
Capitalism: from its origins to the present day
Leadership, well-being, risk, uncertainty
The first module aims to offer an understanding of the fundamental concepts and theories of the discipline, the second module will instead be dedicated to an in-depth study of the topics of the most recent debate on the subject
G. Gigerenzer, Risk Savvy. How to make good decisions, 2014.
M. Weber, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, any edition.
C. Galluccio, supplementary didactic materials.
Lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials
Written exam with open questions
Students are expected to attend each meeting and participate actively in class.