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.
Prerequisites and basic notions
No prerequisites required
The program of the course will deal with the innovative ways of creating and disseminating products with a high scientific value in the field of Occupational Psychology. The course will deal with typical themes and constructs of the discipline such as: Work Engagement and Burnout; Work-Life Balance; Grit and Resilience; Self-Esteem and Self-Efficacy; Employability; Problem solving; Proactivity and Prosocial Behavior.
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The teaching methods adopted are distinguished between attending and non-attending students due to the high rate of innovation of the reference literature which requires continuous verification of the contents of the course provided. As far as attending students are concerned, teaching will be provided in the form of lectures dedicated to the transmission of the basic notions, key categories and fundamental application tools; to this are added the exercises in reading scientific articles and writing digital papers in the field of Organizational Psychology. Furthermore, with the help of the University e-learning platform, refresher readings and the use of media concerning the topics covered in the course are proposed. With regard to non-attending students, the teaching methods consist in uploading the recorded lessons and additional material on the University e-learning platform, as well as consulting the exams suggested and available on Leganto. The individual reception service managed by the teacher is available throughout the academic year, at the times indicated on the web pages and constantly updated. Any further updates will be made available to the student in good time by means of specific notices.
Learning assessment procedures
The assessment of learning outcomes involves an oral presentation based on the preparation and presentation of a written paper to be forwarded to the teacher one week before the start of the exam session - and evaluated entirely as an exam. Information on the production of the product can be found in the following guide: https://paper.dropbox.com/doc/Guida-Try-dExam--BJLuAB07ZRojeAflY_orygQEAQ-3qrT5LvNcHGjBauvO8618 (copy and paste the link in the address bar of the browser).
The exam product will be assessed for: presentation relevant to the delivery, organization of the topics covered: logic and coherence, presentation is clear and correct, articulated lexicon and rich in technical terms.
Criteria for the composition of the final grade
The evaluation consists of the grade assigned to the exam product and any group work required of attending students.