|Module code||IHR 801|
|Faculty||Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology|
This module takes an in-depth look at the conscious and unconscious human dynamics that affect the performance of project teams. The importance and complexity of the project manager’s leadership role in containing and transforming anxiety into creative and productive energy is emphasised. The systemic relatedness between project teams and the social systems (organisation, industry, nation state) they form part of, and what this asks of the project manager, are explored. The module looks at the dynamics of authority, delegation, roles, boundaries, change, diversity, inclusion and exclusion and how the less obvious dimensions of these dynamics can be observed and responded to. The idea of the system-in-the-mind and how this influences the ‘mind-of-the-system’ is studied and experienced in class. The module draws on literature form the fields of organisational behaviour, leadership, systems psychodynamics and group relations. The module consists of self-study, experiential discussions in class, group work and individual work.
|Contact time||20 contact hours per semester|
|Language of tuition||Module is presented in English|
|Department||Engineering and Technology Management|
|Period of presentation||Semester 1 or Semester 2|
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