This course is concerned with analyzing the external and internal system dynamics that maximize performance excellence of individual and work groups in an organization. Organizational Psychology focuses on the human factor of business. This course applies Organizational Psychology theories and techniques to the features/dimensions of corporate structure that are transforming in order to accommodate the changes in the modern world. An understanding of external and internal customer relations in the transformed organizations is discussed.
Describe how organizational psychology can be used in organizations.
Explain the role of research and statistics in organizational psychology.
Organizational Change and Development
Explain the process of Organizational Development.
Recommend strategies to create alliances between an organization and its internal and external stakeholders.
Social Context of Work
Propose an environment that is supportive of team functioning and learning and that allows for sustainable innovation and creativity.
Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of group problem-solving approaches.
Explain how the differences between leadership and management affect an organization.
Stress Reduction and Employee Motivation
Explain how knowledge of human behavior, cognition, and affect can be used to enhance relationships in the workplace.
Apply theories of employee motivation to increase productivity.
Recommend methods to reduce workplace stressors within an organization.
Organizational Socialization and Job Satisfaction
Describe the relationship between job satisfaction and organizational commitment.
Analyze the relationship between productive and counterproductive behaviors in organizations.
Explain the impact of organizational socialization on job satisfaction.
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