WAM507 - Workplace - Attitudes & Motivation

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Subject Title
Workplace - Attitudes & Motivation

Subject Description
This subject will explore leadership and the human side of management--values, qualities and attributes which are critical for success as determined by a study of outstanding leaders in North America. Some of these are: ethics, teamwork, honesty, curiosity, motivation, creativity, leadership, a sense of humor, risk taking and initiative. Experiential opportunities will furnish interactive and hands-on application in a variety of settings. The important transferable skills of communication, time management, maintaining a balanced life and decision making will continue to be developed during the semester.

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Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Discover and understand your own personality style and those of others in order to relate effectively in a variety of situations.

2. Determine and develop your own values, qualities and attributes through investigation, experience and first-hand application

3. Investigate the value of mentoring and apply its principles in order to enhance your own education and that of others.

4. Prepare and conduct a seminar on preapproved topics - both individually and in groups.

5. Creatively research and present information professionally in a variety of formats, e.g., book and movie review and seminars.

6. Produce original material and activities to be used for motivational situations.

7. Understand and practice the values of initiative, creativity, humor and honesty.

8. Determine a challenging, personal goal and ambitiously strive to achieve it during the course of the semester while encouraging others to achieve their particular goals.

Academic Integrity
Seneca upholds a learning community that values academic integrity, honesty, fairness, trust, respect, responsibility and courage. These values enhance Seneca's commitment to deliver high-quality education and teaching excellence, while supporting a positive learning environment. Ensure that you are aware of Seneca's Academic Integrity Policy which can be found at: http://www.senecacollege.ca/about/policies/academic-integrity-policy.html Review section 2 of the policy for details regarding approaches to supporting integrity. Section 2.3 and Appendix B of the policy describe various sanctions that can be applied, if there is suspected academic misconduct (e.g., contract cheating, cheating, falsification, impersonation or plagiarism).

Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.