Work and Social Change (WORK2225)

UNIT OF STUDY

How people relate to work and organisations changes with the society around it. The aims of this unit are to analyse the way contemporary work has changed through three significant themes/modules. The first theme or module analyses how social change has shaped the nature of work and identity at both collective and individual levels. The second theme examines how institutions outside work, such as the interface of work and family, and unpaid work shapes contemporary work and business. The third module analyses remote and borderless work in Australia and overseas. Each of these modules will culminate in a workshop that debates the contemporary and future implications of these transformations within and around work, business and society.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information

Classes

1x 2 hour lecture and 1x 1 hour tutorial hour per week

Assessment

tutorial participation (15%), tutorial facilitation (15%), essay (30%), and exam (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

24 credit points of junior units of study including WORK1003.

Prohibitions

WORK2202, WORK2220, WORK2204

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.