psych629 | Graduate

Introduction To Industrial/organizational Psychology

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This course introduces the domains of the Industrial Organizational (I-O) Psychology concentration. The topics include an overview of the four primary domains of I-O psychology: human resource management, factors influencing employee performance, organization development, and research relevance within the I-O field of study. Furthermore, the learner will gain a firm understanding of: The evolution of the I-O field of study from the foundations of the field to the present day; the various ways that I-O psychology contribute to organizations; the unique contributions of I-O psychology to the broader scientific community; and the main ethical issues likely to be encountered in the field. This course covers a wide variety of topics, with the goal of exposing students to the main issues influenced by I-O psychology

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Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6

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    Staffing Decisions and Training and Development

    • Explain how I/O psychology help businesses make staffing decisions and how staffing outcomes are evaluated.
    • Understand legal issues relevant to staffing decisions.
    • Describe the training methods used by I/O practitioners in a business context.

    Motivation, Work Attitudes and Stress

    • Explain how motivational theories can be applied in an organization.
    • Analyze the relationship between job satisfaction, organizational commitment, and the experience of mood/emotions at work.
    • Describe the effect of occupational stress on job performance and satisfaction.

    Individual Differences, Job Analysis, and Performance

    • Describe various human attributes in the workplace.
    • Analyze the role of job analysis in the field of I/O Psychology.
    • Explain how I/O psychology define and measure job performance.

    Diversity, Leadership and Teams

    • Examine the role of organizational justice and diversity in today’s workforce.
    • Explain leadership theories and I/O practices can be applied in an organization.
    • Analyze the effect of team inputs and processes on team effectiveness.

    Organizational Design, Culture, Development and Change

    • Examine the future of organizational design
    • Analyze the effect of organizational culture on organizational design, development, and change.

    Fundamentals of Industrial/Organizational Psychology

    • Explain I/O Psychology and Applications.
    • Explain the evolution of I/O Psychology.
    • Analyze the role of research and statistics in the field of I/O Psychology.
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