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

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PSY 787.10.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

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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