This module will include:
- Raising critical conscious in organising and organisational studies;
- Critical discourse in the study of organising and organisation;
- Neo-Liberalism and organising;
- Organisational structures and the idea of work;
- The organization of feeling and emotion at work;
- Politics, power and control within organisations;
- Lying, deceit and disavowal: the organization of hypocrisy;
- Being different - gender, race and class in the workplace;
- Studying leadership and leading critically; and
- Organising at work: excitement, passion, harassment and discrimination
On successful completion of this module a student should be able to:
- Articulate the differences between organising and organisation;
- Describe organisations in a range of contexts including third sector, public, informal and a-typical organisational forms;
- Analyse theories and concepts which describe a range of processes in organisations;
- Evaluate the challenges of ethical decision making within an organisational context; and
- Critically make sense of the complex processes which form organisations.
|Presentation||Group Presentation on organisational theory and concepts (15 minutes)||50%|
|Report||Individual Report critically evaluating an organisation (1500 words)||50%|
Assessments may differ in 2020/21 due to adjustments for Covid-19. Please check Gateway for the latest regulations.
- Dyer, S., Humphries, M., FitzGibbons, D., & Hurd, F. (2014). Understanding Management Critically: A Student Text. SAGE Publications Ltd.
- Fineman, S., Gabriel, Y., & Sims, D. (2010). Organizing and Organizations (4th ed.). Sage Publications.