Opening the Black Box: Organizational Challenges in Pursuing Smart State Strategies

Opening the Black Box: Organizational Challenges in Pursuing Smart State Strategies

Caroline Grön, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen

OpeningtheBlackBoxThe seminar gives a basic introduction to organization theory and based on this, addresses some of the difficulties small states can face when attempting to coordinate their European efforts.

Reading material:

1) Scott, W. Richard and Gerald Fredrick Davis (2007): Organizations and organizing: rational, natural, and open systems perspectives. Upper Saddle River: Pearson Prentice Hall. Pp. 35-40,53-64,72-76,83-98,103-106.