Postgraduate | GRF-EHR708 | 2024
The Purpose and Future of Work
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With the changes to the global economy, the way people work is changing. Learn about the likely impacts of automation, outsourcing, knowledge work, collaboration and organisational change. Understand strategies to plan for the future of work.
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- 13 weeks
- 4 Mar 2024
The Purpose and Future of Work
About this subject
After successfully completing this subject, you should be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the major influences that are shaping the future of work like the emerging changes in technology/automation, datafication, digitization, work arrangements and their implications for the workforce, organisations and jobs.
- Use a range of theoretical perspectives and research to critically evaluate the challenges /opportunities for the future world of work, human capital and HRM strategies.
- Assess and demonstrate digital literacy / digital communication skills necessary for job readiness for the emerging employment market and integrating the learning with professional development goals.
- Introduction to Future of Work -Overview
- Knowledge and Intellectual Capital
- New Technologies and Work Redesign
- New work arrangements
- Industrial Organisations
- Human Capital Strategies
- The future workplace
- Work-life integration
- Global Perspectives and Trends
- Meaningful Work
- Planning for the Future
The reality of work has changed radically, and human resource management practices have evolved with these changes. The rise of the knowledge economy means intellectual capital management is crucial. In this course you will apply theoretical perspectives to interpret and critically evaluate the changing nature of work and work arrangements and the implications these changes pose for managers. Critical issues revolving around the impact of technological augmentation and disruptions will also be examined. With thorough knowledge of policies and strategies to manage organizations human, social and structural intellectual resources in a dynamic working environment, you will be able to create frameworks for building relevant future-focused competencies and innovations in the workplace.
Students should not enrol in this subject if they have completed: 7006EHR The Purpose and Future of Work
- Written Reflective Analysis (25%)
- Digital Persuasion (30%)
- Multimodal Artefact - Collaborative Digital Project (45%)
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