NOVA Medical School | Faculdade de Ciências Médicas

Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship




Cardiopneumology teaching area of ESSCVP



Teacher in charge

Luís Manuel Dias Martins

Teaching language

Portuguese / English


1. To characterize health organizations;

2. To diagnose a health organization;

3. To design an organization change project;

4. To design a project, using the MS Project, in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship in the health field.


These objectives are strictly articulated with the skills to develop throughout the semester:

- Ability to understand health organizations;

- Ability to comprehend and summarize the fundamental concepts underlined to the organizational diagnosis;

- Ability to perform a diagnosis in a health organization;

- Ability to perform a development project for the organization diagnosed.



Subject matter

1. Market and Institutional dimension of health organizations;

2. Organizational structure: mechanical and professional bureaucracies;

3. Organizational culture;

4. Diagnosis and organizational change;

5. Change Management. Planned and emergent;

6. Project organizational innovation / entrepreneurship: development and informatics technology of my life.


Cameron K.; Quinn R. (1999)-Diagnosing Changing Organizational Culture. Addison-Wesley

Cunha M., Rego A. (2003)- Como Gerir a Mudança não Planeada. Gestão Pura 1, pp84, 90


Harrison M, Shirom A(1999)-Organizational Diagnosis and Assessment. Sage Publications

Mintzberg, H. (1982). Structure et Dynamique des Organisations. Les Editions d´Organisation.

Porras, J. (1987). Stream Analysis. Addison-Wesley Publishing Company.

Schein, E.(1999)-The Corporate Culture. Survival Guide. Warren Bennis Book.


Weick, K., Quinn R (1999)-Organizational Change and Development Annual Review Psychology, pp 361-86.


Liu Y, Perrewé P.(2005) Another look at the role of emotion in the organizational change: A process model. Human Resources Management Review 15 (2005) 263-280.

Teaching method

The teaching methodology is focused on the discussion of cases and students support in the design of a specific project in an existing organization or one to create.

Evaluation method