GEN ST 391
Special supervised study in a field represented in the College of Arts and Sciences. Faculty supervisor required. Offered: AWSpS.
"Practical Psychology for Workplace Politics" Students will actively participate in interactive role plays and case studies to develop practical strategies to deal with workplace politics. To be clear, the course description says a faculty supervisor is required. Don't be concerned, I act as the faculty supervisor!
Student learning goals
Learn the basics of workplace politics
Learn effect communication methods that effect politics
Learn about the grey areas of workplace honesty
Learn about resolving conflict with workplace associates and politics
Learn how to "fire someone"
Learn how to manage your manager
General method of instruction
Class is taught using the "Socratic Method". Students will actively participate in interactive exercises in order to develop practical strategies for dealing with politics in the workplace.
Weekly handouts will be provided after each class.
Class assignments and grading
Weekly one page papers (content more important than length) concerning the student's impression of each weeks class.
Credit / no-credit