Topics of work attitudes, identity at work, issues of work design including teamwork, contemporary communication at work, managing well-being at work and work-life balance, and individual career management are examined in this module.
The module also introduces the economic, political and institutional forces that shape the international mobility of work. From a comparative perspective, the module offers an overview of the economic policies, labour market regulations and socio-economic conditions that has affected work organisation on a global scale.
Main topics of the module include:
- Identity at work
- Job design and remote work
- Teamwork and virtual teams
- Capitalism, nations and globalisation
- The nature of work, labour process theory and globalisation
- Employment relations - from Fordism to neo-liberalism, waged labour to entrepreneurs.
- Multiple choice question tests (30%)
- Online examination (70%)