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Industrial/Organizational Psychology

This course will introduce the student to organizational psychology, or the application of psychological research and theory to human interaction in the workplace. Industrial/Organization Psychology takes research findings and theories that were originally used to explain general human behavior and applies them to human behavior in the workplace. The course begins by taking a look at how we evaluate jobs and employees before exploring how we evaluate and motivate employees, noting what encourages versus discourages employee job commitment. The course also explores leadership and group influences in the workplace, including working conditions, humans factors, performance management, and work teams. Leadership interaction and the leadership theories are also covered. This free course may be... Show More


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