Organizational Psychology ( Credit 3 )
This course aims to provide the graduates with a sound understanding of the principles and practices of organizational psychology in reference with individual, group, and systems model of organizational behavior.
Unit I: introduction to Organizational Psychology
Meaning nature and importance of study of organizational psychology, brief introduction of basic components of organizational psychology at individual, group, and systems level, linkage of organizational psychology with other disciplines.
Unit II: Psychology at Individual Level
Importance of human attitude, perception, personality, learning and motivation in organizational psychology, theoretical perspectives of job satisfaction, motivation, learning, and personality development.
Unit III: Psychology at Group Level
Types and process of formation of groups and work teams, issues affecting group psychology in reference to leadership, communication, conflicts, and team works.
Unit IV: Psychology at Systems Level
Organization as a system of individuals, groups, tasks, and objectives; effects of organizational structure, change, and development in its performance and recognition; creating learning organizations.
Unit v: Outcomes of Organizational Psychology
Effects of organizational behavior (at individual level, group level, and systems level) on organizational outputs in respect with employee skills, competences productivity job satisfaction, punctuality and retention.
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Morgan, C. T., King R.A., Weisz, Jr., & Schopler, J. (2003) Introduction to Psychology. (7th ed). Tata McGraw-Hill: New Delhi.
Amold . H. J. and D. C. Feldman, Organizational Behavior, McGraw Hill.
Davis K. and J. W. Newstrom, Human Behavior at Work: Organizational Behavior, McGrawHill