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Psychology, Group B

Kurs ID
GEN301
Art des Kurses
BSc Kurs
Wochenstunden
2,0
ECTS
3.0
Semester
FS 2021
Vortragssprache
Englisch
Vortragende/r
Prof. Dr. Tillmann Wagner, Prof. Dr. Fabiola Heike Gerpott
Bitte beachten Sie, dass AustauschstudentInnen im BSc-Programm der WHU eine höhere Anzahl an Credits erwerben als hier aufgeführt. Für weitere Informationen wenden Sie sich bitte direkt an das [International Relations Office].
You will receive an overview about psychological principles of human behavior in organizations and beyond. Among others, the topics covered are:
  • Perspectives on human behavior and psychology
  • Evolutionary psychology
  • Dual process theory
  • Personality psychology
  • Positive psychology
  • Self-control theory and ego depletion
  • Habits
  • Theories of learning
Date Time
Monday, 11.01.2021 11:30 - 15:15
Monday, 01.02.2021 11:30 - 15:15
Monday, 25.01.2021 11:30 - 15:15
Thursday, 18.02.2021 11:30 - 15:15
Monday, 22.02.2021 13:45 - 15:45
Friday, 05.03.2021 09:00 - 11:30
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 to employ psychological principles to analyze and understand individuals’ and groups’ behaviors in organizations and the contemporary workplace.
Optional Readings:Gray, Peter and David F. Bjorklund (2018), Psychology, 8th ed. New York, NY: Macmillan.Clear, J. (2018). Atomic habits. An easy and proven way to build good habits and break bad ones (Part 1, pp. 13–55). New York: Penguin Random House.McKenna, E. (2012).Business Psychology and Organizational Behavior(Chapter 7, pp. 195–210)
Vorlesung, individuelle Lernaufgaben (z.B. Lesen, Videos), online Beratung und interaktive Anwendungsaufgaben
100% der Note werden über eine Klausur erlangt (closed books).
90
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