PSYC 7241G Social Systems Sciences Theory: The Individual in the Organization

45 hours; 3 credits

Introduction to the major theoretical approaches to analysis of individual behavior in organizational settings. Primary focus is on psychodynamic interpretation of individual behavior in a group and organizational context. Topics: person/role boundary; role of anxiety, defense, and regression; nature of leadership and authority; work attitudes (job satisfaction, job involvement, and organizational climate); motivational traits and environments; job performance.

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

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