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Liboi Elio Maria 0458027666

Lievens Patricia 0458027218

Longo Daniele

Mantovani William

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Micciolo Rocco

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Torre Francesco

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Zoccatelli Gianni +39 045 802 7952

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2 SEMESTRE PROFESSIONI SANITARIE dal Jan 10, 2022 al Sep 30, 2022.

To show the organization of the course that includes this module, follow this link:  Course organization

Learning outcomes

The course is organized on two modules

Module 1: The addresses the issue of safety and risk in a sociological perspective. The objective is analyze the dynamics of construction and social acceptance of risk and safety. Indeed, to well be introduced the issue of organizational communication in a sociological field.

Module 2: Psychology of work and organization. The course deals with the theme of work-related stress. The course aims to provide the necessary bases for the understanding of the interaction between the employees and work environment, with particular regard to the dynamics of work-related stress and safety in the workplace.


Module 1: Sociology.
Section 1. The course will focus on the sociological analysis of risk and security. Different theoretical perspectives on the risk society and on safety as a social construction will be presented.
Topics covered in the course:
- Introduction and Analysis from a sociological point of view of the concepts of risk and security in sociological perspective.
- Introduction to the concepts of information, interaction and communication.
- Analysis of risk communication processes.
- The concept of risk society and the change of the concept of risk in the light of sociological theory.
- The concept of security and risk as a social construction.
- Analysis of specific examples of communication and risk perception from a sociological perspective.
- The concept of risk and security and their social construction.

Section 2: Sociology of organization and sociology of organizational communication. The course gives an introduction to sociology of communication into the organization; issues of organization and new technology.

In particular, the course will be divided in this way:
- Introduction to the organizational communication.
- Introduction to organization theories.
- Many Kind of organizational communication.
- New Technology and communication

- Galatino Maria Grazia (2010), La società della sicurezza. La costruzione sociale della sicurezza in situazioni di emergenza, Milano, Franco Angeli (capitoli 1 e 4).
- Luhmann Niklas (1991), Sociologia del rischio, Milano, Mondadori (capitolo 1 e 10).
- Marinelli Alberto (1993), La costruzione del rischio. Modelli e paradigmi interpretativi nelle scienze sociali, Milano, Franco Angeli (capitoli 3 e 4).
- Lupton Deborah (1999), Il Rischio. Percezione, simboli, culture, Bologna, il Mulino.

Papers and slides presented in class.

Module 2: Psychology.
Topics covered in the course will are:
First, a methodological introduction in order to introduce students to the scientific study of working behaviors and attitudes;
Second, course will focus on work-related stress as an emerging phenomenon.
In particular, the course will be divided in this way:
1. Introduction to the psychosocial research methodology:
- What is it and how to set up a research design
- Experiments, quasi-experiments, observation, case studies, archival research, survey
- The problem of measurement in psychology
- Nominal, ordinal and cardinal variables
2. Work-related stress:
- Definition of the stress process: a brief historical review
- Description of the antecedents and consequences of the stress phenomenon
- Impact of personal factors
- Role of theoretical models
- How to set up an evaluation of work-related stress
- Notes on prevention.

-Fraccaroli F. e Balducci C. (2011) “Stress e rischi psicosociali nelle organizzazioni” – Il Mulino

Papers and slides presented in class.

Examination Methods

Written exam.

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