Psychology in Organisations

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Psychology in Organisations

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Corporate Studies, Human Resources, Psychology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The purpose of this module is to provide students with a firm basic understanding of human behaviour in organisations. In this module students will develop knowledge about (i) individual behavior in the work setting, (ii) group processes and (iii) how these may impact on organisational effectiveness. The module enables students to analyse human behaviour in organisations and to identify solutions to organisational problems. Students are expected to attend lectures/tutorials, prepare for and contribute to class discussions. 

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Explain the importance of an understanding of organisational behaviour
    2. Discuss the various organisational behaviour models, theories and approaches
    3. Discuss the social psychological influences on employees and work settings
    4. Apply organisational behaviour theories, concepts and methods in various contexts

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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