PSYC 7231G Social Systems Sciences Theory: Group Relations Issues in Organizational Psychology

45 hours; 3 credits

Introduction to the major theoretical approaches to analysis of group and intergroup behavior in organizational settings. Primary focus on psychodynamic interpretation of group dynamics and behavior. Topics: primary task; task and sentient groups; basic assumption groups; role of anxiety, defense, and regression; nature of leadership and authority; developmental trends in groups.

Prerequisite or corequisite: Psychology 7210G [785.1G].

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