733321 Organisational behaviour and gender issues
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- Lecture and exercise
- Semester hours
- Lecturer (assistant)
- Darnhofer, Ika
- Offered in
- Sommersemester 2023
- Languages of instruction
The course will cover following topics:
+) Communication: supportive communication, obstacles to effective communication, BOFF-model of feedback, gender-inclusive language, gender aware communication
+) Decision making: models, the role of creativity, ethics in decision making, sexual harrassment in the work place
+) Perceiving people: framing, inference, bias, microaggressions,
+) Benevolent sexism in the work place, androcentrism, gender roles and work-life balance
Please note: attendance in the first class is compulsory.
Please read the syllabus (downloadable below under 'further information') for more detailed information about course content and modality!
- Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)
Upon successful completion of the course, students can:
+) assess how (unconscious) bias affect behaviours in organisations;
+) further develop and enhance the interpersonal skills that are essential for being an effective member of organizations;
+) apply a framework for assessing the ethical implications of gender roles in the workplace;
+) critically reflect and challenge existing attitudes and practices in the workplace, esp. with regard to gender issues, and work-life balance.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.