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Department: Management and Marketing
BUSI4E015: Work and Society (Taught)
|Type||Tied||Level||4||Credits||15||Availability||Not available in 2021/22|
Excluded Combination of Modules
- Work and Society (Online)
- To develop studentsâ€™ knowledge and understanding of key issues relating to trends in work and society.
- Introduction; meanings and orientation to work
- Power in organisations
- Organisational culture
- Emotional labour
- Discrimination at work
- Organisational misbehaviour
- Language and organisational communication
- On completion of the module students should have an advanced knowledge and understanding of the context and nature of work in contemporary societies.
- By the end of the module, students should:
- Be able to critically analyse a number of different issues relating to the study of work and society;
- Be able to critically evaluate competing theories of change in work and society.
- effective written communication skills
- planning, organising and time management skills
- problem solving and analytical skills
- the ability to use initiative
- advanced skills in the interpretation of data
- advanced computer literacy skills
Modes of Teaching, Learning and Assessment and how these contribute to the learning outcomes of the module
- Learning outcomes will be met through a combination of taught input, groupwork, case studies and discussion, supported by guided reading and specially-written self-study material. ï‚§
- The summative assessment of the module is designed to test the acquisition and articulation of knowledge and critical understanding, and skills of application and interpretation within the business context.
Teaching Methods and Learning Hours
|Workshops (a combination of taught input, groupwork, case studies and discussion), timetabled in blocks||24||■|
|Preparation and reading||126|
|Component: Written Assignment||Component Weighting: 100%|
|Element||Length / duration||Element Weighting||Resit Opportunity|
|Individual written assignment analysing a contemporary work-related issue||3000 words||100%||Same|
Group-based discussions and case study exercises.
■ Attendance at all activities marked with this symbol will be monitored. Students who fail to attend these activities, or to complete the summative or formative assessment specified above, will be subject to the procedures defined in the University's General Regulation V, and may be required to leave the University