EIB B232: Work and Employment Relations in the 21st Century
This seminar explores how and why the nature of work has changed dramatically in recent years and what this means for future career patterns. The course has four learning objectives: Provide students with an understanding of key drivers shaping work such as globalization and organizational and technological innovations. 2) Offer students a critical comprehension of how the relationship between workers and management is changing and how this impacts work and company competitiveness. 3) Enable students to assess a range of approaches to improving the nature of work such as skills development and training, programs for reducing race and gender inequality in the workplace, initiatives for improving work-life balance, as well as programs for talent development. 4) Building on the material in the course students should develop concrete strategies to further develop their own careers and preferred management style.