PSYC 381: Psychology of Work Behavior
Prerequisites: PSYC 121
Credit Hours: (3)
Study of human behavior in relation to personnel; worker motivation, satisfaction, and efficiency; work training; leadership, and organizational communications.
Detailed Description of Content of Course
1. Introduction to the field of I/O psychology
2. Methods of Industrial and Organizational Psychology
3. Employment Law
4. Charcteristics of Effective Selection Tests
5. Employee Selection Methods
6. Interviews and Other Non-Test Predictors
7. Personnel Training and Development
8. Legal Issues
9. The Motivation to Work
10. Job Satisfaction and the Meaning of Work
13. Employee Stress
14. Performance Appraisal
15. The Physical Work Environment
Detailed Description of Conduct of Course
Course will include formal lecture, discussion, projects, and written assignments.
Goals and Objectives
Student will develop an in-depth knowledge of the theory and application of industrial/organizational psychology.
Graded assignments may include in-class tests, a final examination, pop quizzes, the assignment and presentation of exercises and projects, and class preparation and participation.
Other Course Information
Review and Approval
September 2001 Updated and put in new format Dr. Alastair V. E. Harris