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MN50778: Giving voice to values

[Page last updated: 15 October 2020]

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2020/1
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: School of Management
Further information on credits Credits: 6      [equivalent to 12 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 120
Further information on unit levels Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Modular (no specific semester)
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Assessment detail for this unit will be available shortly. (CW 100%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Aims: Help business practitioners voice and implement their values in the face of countervailing pressure.
Learning Outcomes: Students will be able to handle conflicts that they are bound to face in their careers by means of:
* Evaluation and diagnosis of conflicts as they occur
* Thinking through the choices that they have to resolve them
* Articulating their values.
Skills: Raise issues in an effective manner
Active listening
Formulate course of action.
Content: Most of us want to bring our whole selves to work. Yet experience and research demonstrate that many of us will encounter values conflicts in our careers, when the way we want to live and the things we want to accomplish come into conflict with the expectations of bosses, peers, clients, customers and organizational culture. This unit is designed to help individuals recognize when these conflicts occur and how to clarify, speak and act on their values when they do.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

MN50778 is Optional on the following programmes:

School of Management


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