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PSYCHOLOGY OF WORK AND OF ORGANIZATIONS

CODE 108919
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 2nd year of 8772 AMMINISTRAZIONE E POLITICHE PUBBLICHE (LM-63) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-PSI/06
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The course proposes a deepening of the main evolutions of working scenarios, in order to focus on the psychological dimensions that characterize the complex relationship between the individual and the organization.

     

    Typical concepts of WOP will be addressed: role identity, leadership, change management, motivation, job safety, occupational health, work-life conflict, organizational sustainability.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    To build conceptual maps for the understanding of the relationship between the individual, the organization and the evolution of work scenarios.

     

    To develop skills to observe the different organizational contexts

     

    To promote methodological competencies and a first contact with tools useful for professional work with people and groups in organizational contexts.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The specific training objectives of the course are:

    - To develop skills to analyse the different organizational contexts

    - To acquire theoretical-conceptual maps for the understanding of some of the most significant phenomena related to the job market.

     

    At the end of the course, students are expected to be able:

    - To differentiate among the several conceptions of organization;

    - To use several concepts of work psychology: role identity, leadership, change management, motivation, job safety, occupational health

    - To plan actions to promote organizational and life sustainability at work

    TEACHING METHODS

    - Lectures on theoretical topics

    - Group-based Learning

    - Case-studies 

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    The history of work and organizational psychology: from the traditional Tayloristic approach to organizational sustainability

    - The relationship between the individual, the organization and the evolution of work scenarios

    - Organizational perspectives and organizational culture.

    - psychosocial risks and well-being

    - job satisfaction, motivation at work

    - leadership

    - change management and organizational development

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Bibliography will be provided at the beginning of the course

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    GIUSEPPINA DELL'AVERSANA (President)

    ANDREINA BRUNO

    PAOLO PARRA SAIANI (Substitute)

    LESSONS

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    The exam consists of an oral examination

    Students with learning disabilities, forms of disability or any special education need are requested to contact the professors at the beginning of the course in order to agree on the most suitable teaching and assessment methods which, with respect of the learning objectives of the course, will take into account specific personal learning modes and provide proper compensatory tools.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    The test will assess students' mastery of the learning topics defined in the program, in relation to the expected learning outcomes.

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    15/12/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale
    19/01/2023 09:30 GENOVA Orale
    02/02/2023 09:30 GENOVA Orale
    25/05/2023 09:30 GENOVA Orale
    15/06/2023 09:30 GENOVA Orale
    06/07/2023 09:30 GENOVA Orale
    12/09/2023 09:30 GENOVA Orale

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    All students are invited to periodically visit the page of this course on the AulaWeb e-learning portal (reachable from the University website or at: www.aulaweb.unige.it). All information and materials related to this course are published on this site.