BUS2021 : Work and Organisations
- Offered for Year: 2017/18
- Module Leader(s): Mr Tony Boland
- Lecturer: Professor Steve Vincent
- Owning School: Newcastle University Business School
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
1. To build upon students basic understanding of issues in the analysis of work and organisations, by providing a broader perspective upon the social, political and economic context of work and organisation.
2. To enable students to evaluate research and scholarship on work and organisations.
Outline Of Syllabus
Introduction, Situating the study of work and organisation, Orthodox and heterodox approaches, Issues in studying work and organisation, Bureaucracy and Scientific Management revisited, Human Relations Theory and People Management.
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||31:00||31:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||14||1:00||14:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||1||25:00||25:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||5||1:00||5:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||25:00||25:00||N/A|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
The lectures provide a framework for student-centred learning; seminars provide opportunites for collaborative learning with peers; these are complemented by students' private study.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Essay||1||M||100||2,000 word assignment|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
The assignment assesses students' acquisition of the 'knowledge and understanding' learning outcomes, as well as skills outcome. The latter will additionally be informally assessed during seminars.