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Psychology 327: Psychology in Organizations

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Teams

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Course Schedule:

Please note that the chapters are not in chronological sequence.  The course schedule and assignments will change after teams are created.

Day & Date

Lecture/Discussion Topic

Related Readings

Wed, 1/21

NO CLASS: Job Candidate visit

x

Mon, 1/26

NO CLASS: Job Candidate Visit

x

Wed, 1/28

Course overview, introductions

x

Mon, 2/2

Teams in organizations

Chapters 9, 10;
Internet Links

Wed, 2/4

x

x

Mon, 2/9

I/O Frameworks; Research Methods

Chapters 1, Appendix A

Wed, 2/11

References for team observation due

x

Mon, 2/16

NO CLASS

x

Wed, 2/18

NO CLASS;
Team presentation plan due (one per team)
 

Mon, 2/23

Employee selection;
Case #1 due

Chapters 5, 3, 7
Internet Links

Wed, 2/25

Performance appraisal;
Final Paper: Description of organization due

Chapters 7, 8;
Internet Links

Mon, 3/2

Decision-making within organizations

Chapter 6, 14;
Internet Links

Wed, 3/4

Team process progress report due

x

Mon, 3/9

Motivation

Chapters 3, 4, 7, 8;
Internet Links

Wed, 3/11

x

x

Mon, 3/16

Job satisfaction and other attitudes;
Case #2 due

x

Wed, 3/18

x

x

Mon, 3/23

Organizational Justice

Chapter 2, 7;
Internet Links

Wed, 3/25

x

x

Mon, 3/30

Leadership, power and politics;
Final Paper: Annotated bibliography due

Chapter 12, 13;
Internet Links

Wed, 4/1

x

x

Mon, 4/6

Stress, stress management, health;
Final Paper: Textbook/Class information summary due

Chapter 18;
Internet Links

Wed, 4/8

x

x

Mon, 4/13

Organizational cultural and diversity

Chapter 2;
Internet Links

Wed, 4/15

Final Paper: First draft of term paper due

x

Mon, 4/20

Communication, conflict and negotiation

Chapter 11;
Internet Links

Wed, 4/22

x

x

Mon, 4/27

Careers and training

x

Wed, 4/29

x

x

Mon, 5/4

Final term paper due

x

Wed, 5/6

x

x

Mon, 5/11

Team process paper due

x

 

Heather Smith, Ph.D.
Psychology Department
Stevenson 3089
664-2587
smithh@sonoma.edu

Course assignments:
Team assignment
Term paper
Case studies