AOS230 Work and organisational psychology
Showing course contents for the educational year starting in 2016 .
Course responsible: Nicolay Andre Melsæter Worren
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: School of Economics and Business
Teaching language: NO
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This course starts in August block. This course has teaching/evaluation in August block, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2004V
-Bachelor in Business Administration
Introduction to work and organizational psychology. Motivation and reward systems, learning and knowledge transfer in organizations, problem solving and decision processes, personality and leadership, attitudes and organizational cultur, working environment, social networks, groups and teams, as well as change processes and organizational development.
The ability to comprehend the most significant theories within the field of work and organisational psychology. The course will specifically focus on challenges for individuals and organizations in the knowledge economy.
Core lectures, exercises and small experiments, class discussions and written project work. "Flipped classroom" may be employed as a teaching method. Active participation is expected
None in particular other than contact with the teacher.
Kaufmann og Kaufmann: Psykologi i organisasjon og ledelse. Fagbokforlaget, siste utgave.
International students may use an English textbook with similar topic coverage given consent of the lecturer.
This course has a compulsory assignment, which may consist in several parts (for example, an exercise conducted during the lecture, as well as a brief essay about the exercise that the student completes after class). The assignment will be described in more detail in the lecture plan, which will be published the week before the course commences. Compulsory assignments are normally valid until the next time the course is offered.
Written examination, 3.5 hours, counts 100%.
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway ("generell studiekompetanse")
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Approx. 40 hours.
An external examiner will review the syllabus and the exam.
Allowed examination aids: No calculator, no other aids
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått