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|Wednesday||11/09/22||01:00 PM - 05:00 PM||TC.2.02|
|Wednesday||11/23/22||01:00 PM - 05:00 PM||TC.5.03|
|Wednesday||11/30/22||01:00 PM - 05:00 PM||D5.0.002|
|Wednesday||12/07/22||01:00 PM - 05:00 PM||D5.0.001|
|Wednesday||12/21/22||01:00 PM - 05:00 PM||TC.4.27|
|Wednesday||01/11/23||01:00 PM - 05:00 PM||TC.4.27|
The course serves the individual and group-related experience learning on diversity and group dynamic processes in teams as well as the theoretical transfer of knowledge. The focus is on the connection between knowledge appropriation to group dynamic processes, diversity dimensions, minority and majority mechanisms as well as inclusion and exclusion processes. The course provides the conceptual and theoretical frameworks of diversity management in organizations that helps to understand diversity in teams. It provides a theoretical framework on understanding how various dimensions of diversity impact team effectiveness and performance. In addition, pros and cons of virtual teams in terms of team diversity will be discussed.
The theoretical and conceptual discussions will be backed by students' individual and team reflections. For group reflections, the students are required to form their group. Both individual and group reflections is carried out in written form and oral presentations. On the last day, the final exam will take place covering the entire subject area.
After completing the course, students will be able:
- To understand and analyze different dimensions of diversity;
- To understand conceptual and theoretical frameworks in the issue of diversity in teams;
- To understand and analyze the impact diversity in team performance and moderating factors;
- To dealt with in concrete team cases.
Examination-immanent courses (PI-LV) are compulsory. If there is an important reason for a lack of a course, a replacement work must be done from 2 hours of absence. In the case of cumulative absences of more than 4 hours, the course is judged "not sufficient" and must be repeated. Important reasons are, according to the examination regulations of the WU, any that are beyond the disposition of the student (illness, accident, death of a close relative). Vocational obligations are not considered an important reason in the sense of the examination regulations, since these are at the disposition of the students.
The focus of the course is on the reflection of group dynamic processes with a focus on diversity in teams and individual and group-related experience learning. In addition to this practical experience and the reflection, various cases will be provided and analysis will be made by integrating various theoretical and conceptual frameworks.
The course is immanent in the examination. The grading consists of three
- Individual reflection and participation (20%);
- Teamwork: Analysis and reflection on certain dimension of team diversity and presentation (40%);
- Examination on the topic (40%).
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