psy435 | undergraduate
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Social Context of Work
- Understand the basic concepts and theories of organizational development.
- Discuss different leadership theories.
- Explain how the differences between leadership and management affect networking within an organization.
- Examine different group and team concepts as they relate to performance and diversity.
- Identify basic concepts of influence and power.
The Individual and the Organization
- Examine the concepts of job satisfaction and how it applies to a success or failure.
- Examine basic concepts of occupational stress.
- Evaluate the different employee motivation theories and discuss some applications to organizational settings.
- Discuss concepts of productive and counterproductive employee behavior.
Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology
- Describe the evolution of industrial/organizational psychology.
- Explain the role of research and statistics in industrial/organizational psychology.
- Discuss how industrial/organizational psychology can be used in organizations.
Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Assessment
- Discuss the concepts of a job analysis and its uses in organizations.
- Evaluate the reliability and validity of a job analysis.
- Evaluate different performance appraisal methods.
- Explain the benefits and vulnerabilities of performance appraisal methods.
- Analyze the different types of psychological tests that are used in the workplace.
Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Employees
- Examine the role of industrial/organizational psychology in selecting and training employees.
- Discuss methods for determining the level of success in organizational training programs.
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