PSY 180
Introduction to Organizational Psychology
Online Course

PSY 180 Introduction to Organizational Psychology

3 Semester Units

Introduction to Organizational Psychology provides an introduction to industrial/organizational psychology and emphasizes the connections between theory and practice across the full spectrum of organizational behavior. Students will examine personnel issues including job analysis, employee selection, and training and performance appraisal. Common worker issues are covered including motivation, job satisfaction, and stress. Group dynamics in the workplace including communication and group processes are explored, and topics such as leadership and power are considered as they relate to organizational structure.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the field of industrial/organizational psychology and the research methods used in the area.
  • Evaluate the important issues in personnel selection, evaluation, training and development.
  • Understand worker motivation, job satisfaction, and occupational stress.
  • Examine work groups and organizational issues.

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