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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BUS 264 - Organizational Psychology


A broad introductory survey of psychological science on social behavior in organizations, with a focus on the application of psychological theory and research to human management. We will examine how individuals can become more effective members of organizations and create better organizations. Course topics and overarching questions include: how to rally other people to support our goals; how to design effective work teams; how to communicate our ideas effectively; how to avoid common pitfalls when working in a different culture; who has power in organizations and how to get it; and how to become an effective leader in organizations. Students will learn to analyze common organizational problems that people encounter in their everyday work and social lives. Also listed as PSYC 264. Prerequisite: C- or better in PSYC 110 . Tier 2 course. Fall, Spring Group I