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Programme Master in Management
Academic Year Academic Year 2020/2021
Module/course Code PA08
Delivery location Berlin
Language English
Course type Elective courses 15h
Contact hours 15
ECTS M1 before 2020 2
ECTS M1 from 2020 2.5
Level 5 (year post baccalaureate)
Semester Fall
Module name Wicked Problems
Field (Discipline) Human Resources Management
Academic Department Management

Outline


Module/course Summary

Many of the most pressing issues that societies and companies need to solve nowadays (e.g., inequalities, wage gaps, poverty, minorities’ access to the labour market) are very complex, and go beyond the capacity of individuals or organisations to understand and to resolve. Dealing with these issues requires the inclusion of stakeholders with different, sometimes conflicting interests and priorities. As it is often difficult, or even impossible, to find a solution for these issues, they are commonly referred to as “wicked problems”.