Catalog 2016-2017 
    
    Dec 14, 2018  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC 324 Psychology of Organizations

5 credits
This course prepares the student to exercise effective leadership by learning positive psychology, negotiation and labor relations, strength-based management of individuals and teams, motivation/morale, and conflict resolution.

Prerequisites: Admission to a baccalaureate program and PSYC& 100  or SOC& 101 , or instructor permission.

Quarters Offered: Winter

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Apply practical expertise in selection of new employees, performance management, motivation, and work attitudes
  • Create a work environment that fosters employee well being and productivity by constructing cohesive work groups
  • Support cultural differences to improve the utilization of human capital and effectiveness of the organization
  • Evaluate sources of conflict to generate win-win negotiation
  • Analyze leadership and management styles and their impact on groups and individuals
  • Coach employees in career planning and development using practical application of the theories of adult learning and human behavior in the workplace