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Psychology of Work - PYC4810

Honours Year module NQF level: 8 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: HMPYC80
Purpose: The Psychology of Work paper comprises the application of psychological theory, principles and research to issues that are important to workers and management in organisations. The implicit point of departure is that the psychology of work is, in a sense, applied social psychology. In the practical component of the course a student must describe aspects of their work situation. Important issues given attention to are amongst others organisational behaviour; basic human processes; individuals in organisations; group processes; influencing others; organisational processes such as the work environment, organisational structure and design, and organisational change and development.