First Semester

BPA 105: Organization Theory

The objective of this course is to impart the knowledge of organization theory. It also gives the glimpse of the theoretical development of organization.

  1. Organization
    • Concept and Types of organization
    • Bases of organization
    • Organizational goals
  2. Management
    • Concept
    • Functions such as planning, organizing, coordinating, leadership, Controlling
  3. Structure of Organizations
    • Line and staff agency
    • Pyramid shape, Bell shape, Flat shape, Matrix structure
  4. Authority and Power
    • Traditional authority
    • Charismatic authority
    • Legal rational authority
  5. Theories of Organizations
    • Scientific management theory
    • Administrative theory
    • Bureaucratic theory
    • Human relation theory
    • Behavioral theory
    • System theory
    • Contingency theory
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  • Chopra, R.K. (2013). Office Organization and Management. New Delhi: Himalaya Publishing House.
  • Donnely, James, Gibson, James L. 7 Ivancevich John M. (1992). Fundamentals of Management. America: Richard D Irwin Inic.
  • Jones, Gareth R. (2007). Organizational Theory, Design and Change. India:Dorling Kindersley Private Ltd.
  • Kast, Fremont E/ Rosenzweig, James E. (1985. Organization and Management:A System and Contingency Approach. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company.
  • Kontz, Harold, O’Donnell, Cyril & Weihrich, Heinz (1980). Management, Tokyo: McGraw_hill Kogakusha Ltd.
  • Mookerjee, S.S. (1981). Organization and Management. Delhi:Surjeet Publications.
  • Pant, Prem Raj (2014). Principles of Management. Kathmandu: Buddha Academic Publishers and Distributors.
  • Quible, Zanee K. (2011). Administrative Office Management: An introduction. New Delhi: PHL Learning Pivate Limited.
  • Robbins, Stephen P. & Mathew, Mary (2013). Organization Theory. India: Dorling Kindersley.