Unit

School Of Business

Power, Politics and KnowledgeWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 200752.2

Discipline: SOCIOLOGY

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Patty Hodgson


Equivalent Units
H3743 - Power Politics and Knowledge, 200583 - Power, Politics and Knowledge

Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
Please note that this unit is no longer on offer. Please contact business.courses@uws.edu.au or phone (02) 9685 9200 for further information. The aim of this unit is to provide students with a thorough grasp of the complex relationships between power, politics and knowledge in organisational settings. It also highlights the need for managers to use power ethically and equitably in workplaces. These aims are addressed through an examination of a range of theories of power, and topics such as: distribution and exercise of power in organisations, organisational politics, gender and power, language and power, resistance to power, and others. Innovative class activities and assessment methods (e.g., brainstorming; storytelling; film analysis) are used in this unit to ensure that students are able to effectively apply theoretical concepts to real life situations.


Courses
2739.2Bachelor of Business and CommerceCONTINUING
2739.5Bachelor of Business and CommerceCONTINUING
2740.4Bachelor of Business and Commerce/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2740.5Bachelor of Business and Commerce/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2740.6Bachelor of Business and Commerce/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2740.7Bachelor of Business and Commerce/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2740.8Bachelor of Business and Commerce/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2753.1Bachelor of Business and CommerceCONTINUING
2753.2Bachelor of Business and CommerceCONTINUING
2753.3Bachelor of Business and CommerceCONTINUING


Specialisations

KP3006.1Bachelor of Science (Biological Science)/Bachelor of Business and CommerceCONTINUING
KP3007.1Bachelor of Science (Chemistry)/Bachelor of Business and CommerceCONTINUING
KP3008.1Bachelor of Science (Mathematical Science)/Bachelor of Business and CommerceCONTINUING
KP3009.1Bachelor of Science (No Key Program)/Bachelor of Business and CommerceCONTINUING
KT2014.1ManagementCONTINUING
M2009.1Managing OrganisationsCONTINUING
MT2005.1ManagementCONTINUING
SM2016.1Managing OrganisationsCONTINUING




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