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Course code
GEN301
Course type
BSc Course General Studies
Weekly Hours
2,0
ECTS
3.0
Term
FS 2019
Language
Englisch
Lecturers
Dr. Simon Brach
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 15:30 - 18:45
Friday, 25.01.2019 08:00 - 11:15
Thursday, 14.02.2019 15:30 - 18:45
Friday, 15.02.2019 08:00 - 11:15
Thursday, 21.02.2019 15:30 - 18:45
Friday, 22.02.2019 08:00 - 11:15
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)
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