Industrial and organisational psychology 229

Module code BDO 229
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Module content

Employee health and ergonomics
This section focuses on actual and important aspects of safety and health management in organisations, as well as the nature and role of ergonomics therein. These aspects are theoretically and practically covered, providing the student with the knowledge and skills required in the organisational psychology and human resource management field.
Workforce diversity
This section will focus on the development of sensitivity towards a diverse employee corps and the development of mutual respect and tolerance between individuals and groups in any organisation. Particular attention will be given to the prerequisites for the effective implementation of a diversity management programme in an organisation.

Module credits 16.00
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Faculty of Health Sciences
Prerequisites BDO 219 GS
Contact time 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Both Afr and Eng
Academic organisation Human Resource Management
Period of presentation Semester 2

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