Aug 21, 2019  
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

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PSPSY 310 Psychology of Organizations

3 Credits

This course reviews the concepts, theories and research in organizational psychology in order to develop a comprehensive framework for understanding and affecting the performance of people in work settings. Learning occurs at both the conceptual, theoretical and the applied level. Areas covered by the course include: performance measurements, organizational culture and structure, power and influence, management and leadership, groups and teams, motivation, conflict management, organizational change, and individual psychological factors which affect behavior on the job. The course also draws upon the organizational experience of students and encourages the practical application of the material covered. High levels of student participation are required through the use of such experiential learning activities as case studies, simulations, discussions, and the use of the class, itself, as a temporary organization.



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