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Spring 2019  ›  Bachelor of Science  ›  Bachelor of Science - 4th Semester  ›  Fundamental Studies

Psychology

Course Code:
GEN301
Lecturers:
Dr. Simon Brach
Course Type:
BSc Course General Studies
Week Hours:
2,0
Term:
Spring 2019
Language:
Englisch
Credits:
3.0
(Please note that exchange students obtain a higher number of credits in the BSc-program at WHU than listed here. For further information please contact directly the International Relations Office.)
Theoretical perspectives on principles of human behavior in organizations and work environments.

Motivation

Emotions

Perception

Attitudes

Communication

Learning

Identity

Social interactions and groups

Stress and coping

Decision making and problem solving

Organizational Research

Leadership

Date
Time
Thursday, 24/01/2019
03:30 PM till 06:45 PM
Friday, 25/01/2019
08:00 AM till 11:15 AM
Thursday, 14/02/2019
03:30 PM till 06:45 PM
Friday, 15/02/2019
08:00 AM till 11:15 AM
Thursday, 21/02/2019
03:30 PM till 06:45 PM
Friday, 22/02/2019
08:00 AM till 11:15 AM
This class concentrates on the psychological foundations and processes underlying the behavior of individuals and groups in organizations and work environments. The objective of this class lies in providing students with a sound understanding of psychological theories and models of human behavior. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able employ psychological principles to analyze and understand individuals’ and groups’ behaviors in organizations and the contemporary workplace.
Optional Readings:

Gray, P. & Bjorklund, D.F. (2014). Psychology, 7.ed., New York, Worth.

Landy, F.J. & Conte, J.M. (2016). Work in the 21st Century, 5. ed., New York, Wiley & Sons.

Lecture and Guest Speakers
Exam (closed book)
90