GEN ST 391
Special supervised study in a field represented in the College of Arts and Sciences. Faculty supervisor required. Offered: AWSpS.
"The Art of Workplace Politics" Students will actively participate in interactive role plays and case studies to develop practical strategies to deal with workplace politics.
Student learning goals
Learn the basics of workplace politics
Learn how communication effects politics
Learn about the grey areas of workplace honesty
Learn about resolving conflict with workplace associates
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 papers (content more important than length) concerning the student's impression of each weeks class.
Credit / no-credit