Academic Year 2016/2017 - 2° Year
Teaching Staff: Giuseppe SANTISI
Credit Value: 8
Taught classes: 36 hours
Term / Semester:

Learning Objectives

The aim is to provide to the students the tools for analyzing the organizational behavior according to the psychosocial perspective. The conceptual framework is oriented to lead the student from the beginning to more recent developments of the organizational psychology. Particular attention will be given to methods and tools of the recruitment (assessment center).

Detailed Course Content

History of work and organizational psychology. Communication in organizations. Organizational culture. Leadership and organizational climate. Knowledge and learning in organizations. Personal and collective efficacy. Change and organizational development. Decision-making and conflict in organizations. Individual differences, skills and values in the workplace. Motivation and job satisfaction. Psychosocial risks, well-being and safety in the workplace.

Textbook Information

1. Argentero, P., Cortese, C., Piccardo, C. (2009). Psicologia delle organizzazioni. Milano: Raffaello Cortina (except Chapters 1, 5, 11, 15, 17, 18, 19)
2. Argentero, P., Cortese, C., Piccardo, C. (2008). Psicologia del lavoro. Milano: Raffaello Cortina (except Chapters 1 e 13)
3. Cortese, G.C., Dal Carlo, A. (2008). La selezione del personale. Milano: Raffaello Cortina.