Psychology of Work (i)
Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)
M-PSI/06 - WORK AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
This course aims to introduce the framework of industrial and organizational (I/O) psychology as a field of study and of intervention. In particular, it focuses on the relationships between interpersonal interactions (individual differences and not), job characteristics and organizational variables. At the end of the course, the student should be able to recognize constructs such as Work Engagement and Burnout, apply organizational models such as Job Demands-Resources and Demand-Control, and evaluate behaviors such as Job crafting and Counterproductive Work Behavior. Regarding the application of the subject of study, the student should be able to understand and solve interactive cases based on empirical evidence in the field of occupational psychology.
The course program will deal with the following typical topics in the field of Work and Organizational Psychology, such as: Work-Life Balance; Growth Mindset; Self-Esteem and Self-Efficacy; Employability; Problem solving; Proactivity and Prosocial Behavior.
The educational methods adopted are different for the attendant and non-attendant student, due to the high level of innovation of the literature taken as a reference, which requires a continuous verification of the contents of the course. For attendant students, the educational method used will be frontal lessons to deliver basic notions; key-categories and fundamental practical instruments. In addition to this, students will be asked to perform the reading of scientific papers, and writing of digital works related to this discipline. Besides, also thanks to the e-learning platform of the University, we will propose refreshment readings and media related to the topics of the course. For non-attendant students, the educational method will be the support provided for by the Professor during his receiving hours. Moreover, throughout the academic year, the Professor will be available to receive individual students, according to notices published on the website, which are updated continuously.
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