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Unit of study_

Future of Work - WORK3207

Year - 2019

Contemporary workplaces are, and will continue to be, disrupted by a multitude of factors, many of which are yet to be identified. The aims of this unit are to analyse three significant megatrends facing business today which include: firstly how the people┬┐s approach and attachments to their work will change in the future; the way technological advancements driven by computing power will shape future work; and finally the implication of globalisation on the future of work. While these three megatrends might provide unprecedented opportunities for business, this unit also debates the significant challenges these megatrends present for individuals, business and the society in which we live.

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

Assessment
tutorial work (30%); research essay (30%), final exam (40%)

Assumed knowledge
WORK1003

Pre-requisites

Completion of at least 48 credit points

Prohibitions

WORK2225

Details

Faculty: Business (Business School)

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Work and Organisational Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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