Unit

School Of Management

Power Politics and KnowledgeWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 200583.1

Discipline: BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Student Contribution Band: 3

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Fernanda Duarte


Equivalent Units
H3743 - Power Politics and Knowledge, 200752 - Power, Politics and Knowledge

Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
In 2010, this unit replaced by 200752 Power, Politics and Knowledge. This unit examines the complex interaction between power, politics and knowledge - both in organisational settings and in society as a whole. This is accomplished through an appraisal of a range of relevant sociological and organisational studies theories, and their application to 'real-life' situations in organisational settings. The rationale for the inclusion of a sociological perspective in this unit is that organisations do not operate in a social vacuum, but are constantly subject to broader social, economic, political and cultural influences that bear upon the distribution and exercise of power in organisations and in society as a whole.


Courses
2740.2Bachelor of Business and Commerce/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING




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