Socio-Psychological Aspects of the Organization

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Course Code PHRM 51043

Title Socio-Psychological Aspects of the Organization

Status Core

Learning outcome On completion of this course unit students should be able to :

(a) Define sociology and psychology and its behaviour, (b) Understand human behaviour in organizations and work settings, (c) Understand more about the personal well being of employees, (d) Aware about the human and social relationships, (e) Apply knowledge to solve real problems in the world of work,

Content Module 1 Sociology: Sociology and Other Social Sciences, Sociological Perspectives, Society and Community, Culture Socialization and Social Interaction, Social Groups, Social Change, Sociology at Work, Socialization and Organizational Culture, Social Groups, Groups in Organizations, Power and Politics, Society, Social Inequality and Class Formation, Discriminations, Gender Issues, Social Change, Business and The Globalization, Diversity, Managing Diversity

Module 2 Psychology: Introduction to Psychology, Assessment of Job Performance – People, the Individual and the Organization, Leadership and Owner in Organization, Personality, the Work Environment, Psychological Approach in Management, Personality and Individual Differences, Learning and Learning Involved in Training and Development, Industrial Perception, Intelligence, Motivation and Motivational Issues in Organizations, Behavioral Psychology,

Methodolog Lectures, Discussions, Presentations, Case Studies Tutorials

Assessment End semester examination - 60%, Assignments – 40%, one of the assignments may sometimes be replaced by a mini test or a presentation

Recommended readings

  1. Michael Hughes, Carolyn J. Kroehler (205)Sociology 7th edition, McGraw Hill Publishing
  2. Henry C.L., (1972), An Introduction to Social Psychology-2nd Edition, Willy Esater Limited, New Delhi.
  3. Bell D. (1973), The Coming Postindustrial Society, New York.

Fred L. (2002), Organizational Behaviour-9th Edition, McGraw Hill

  1. John B.M. (1992), Industrial-Organizational Psychology, McGraw Hill.
  2. Mamoua C.B. (1999), Personnel Management, Himalaya Publishing House, Mumbai.
  3. Robert K. and Angelo K. (1995), Organizational Behaviour-3rd Edition, IRWIN Inc.
  4. Contemporary Sociology (2007), By American Sociological Association, JSTOR (Organization)
  5. Sociology and Social Research (2007), Published by University of Southern California

Contemporary Psychology http://www.apa.org/journals/cnt/

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