This subject introduces students to the applied social psychology of the workplace with special attention to the psychology of individuals at work and their interactions with others. Topics include communication and socialisation in the workplace; the use of psychological tests and interviews in the workplace (in selection, placement and commitment); psychological aspects of work conditions and accidents at work; and personal attributes and their effects on groups, and on conflict and stress management in the workplace. This subject aims to develop a critical thinking perspective on issues and findings in organisational psychology.
|Faculty||Faculty of Society & Design|
1. Demonstrate understanding of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings and historical trends in organisational psychology.
2. Demonstrate practical skills in laboratory based and other psychological research.
3. Respect and use critical and creative thinking, sceptical enquiry, and the scientific approach to solve problems related to behaviour and mental processes.
4. Use information in an ethical manner.
5. Write a standard research report using APA structure and formatting conventions,
6. Apply knowledge of psychology to society and the workplace.
This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.
|Withdraw – Financial?||05/10/2018|
|Withdraw – Academic?||27/10/2018|