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What is Work & Employment Studies (WES)?

Tony Dundon introduces week 1.
The subject area of ‘work and employment studies’ (WES) is anchored on a critical approach to examining issues of power and politics at the workplace.

WES is a multi-disciplinary approach including industrial relations, heterodox economics, work sociology, radical law, work psychology, history and critical management perspectives.

In week one we define power, review some related power frameworks, and explain six core dimensions that provide a schematic to WES as field of study

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Power, Politics, and Influence at Work

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