WORK AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

WORK AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

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Code
55996
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
8 credits during the 2nd year of 8751 Psychological Sciences and Techniques (L-24) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-PSI/06
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Psychological Sciences and Techniques)
semester
2° Semester
Prerequisites
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course proposes a deepening of the main evolutions of working scenarios, in order to focus on the psychological dimensions that characterize the complex relationship between the individual and the organization.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims:

  • to allow students to acquire theoretical-conceptual maps for the understanding of the relationship between the subject, the organization and the evolution of work scenarios.
  • To provide students with analysis tools to observe the different organizational contexts in which the psychologist works.
  • To develop a framework of the different intervention models with people and groups in organizational contexts

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The specific training objectives of the course are:

- To develop skills to analyse the different organizational contexts in which the psychologist works.

- To acquire theoretical-conceptual maps for the understanding of some of the most significant phenomena related to the job market.

 

At the end of the course, students are expected to be able:

- To differentiate among the several conceptions of organization;

- To describe the different dimensions of the organizational analysis;

- To describe the historical and theoretical traditions of organizational studies;

- To describe some typical constructs of work psychology.

Teaching methods

- Lectures on theoretical topics

- Group-based Learning

- Production of learning documents: use of moodle for assignment upload

- Case-studies and testimonies from the field

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

- The history of work and organizational psychology: from the traditional Taylorist approach to the post-modern approach

- Organizational conceptions: the different dimensions, with particular attention to the construct of 'organizational culture'.

- Organizational competences and psychological interventions

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Attending students:

  • M. J. Hatch, Teoria dell’organizzazione, Il Mulino, Bologna, 1999, 2009 or different editions (english, spanish, etc.)
  • C. Kaneklin - F. Olivetti Manoukian, Conoscere l’organizzazione, Carocci, Roma, 1990 (cap. 4).
  • G. Sarchielli, Psicologia del lavoro, Franco Angeli, Milano, 2008 (capitoli 3.III, 3.IV, 4, 7)
  • Teaching materials

Non-attending students:

  • M. J. Hatch, Teoria dell’organizzazione, Il Mulino, Bologna, 1999, 2009 or different editions (in english, spanish, etc.)
  • C. Kaneklin - F. Olivetti Manoukian, Conoscere l’organizzazione, Carocci, Roma, 1990 (cap. 4).
  • G. Sarchielli, Psicologia del lavoro, Franco Angeli, Milano, 2008

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: On Tuesday, hr 12- 13, DISFOR, floor IV, room A5, Corso Andrea Podestà 2

Exam Board

ANDREINA BRUNO (President)

GIUSEPPINA DELL'AVERSANA

LESSONS

Teaching methods

- Lectures on theoretical topics

- Group-based Learning

- Production of learning documents: use of moodle for assignment upload

- Case-studies and testimonies from the field

ORARI

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WORK AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

EXAMS

Exam description

The exam consists of a written test (multiple choice test) and an oral examination to deepen some issues emerging from the written test. The two tests take place on the same day (if the numbers of candidates allow it).

Assessment methods

The written test will assess students' mastery of the learning topics defined in the program, in relation to the expected learning outcomes.
The oral exam will allow to deepen some elements of the written test.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
01/09/2020 09:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale