INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

(As per SPPU Syllabus- TYBA G3 General from 2015-2016)

Objectives:
To acquaint the students with:
1- The emergence of Industrial and Organizational Psychology
2- The work done in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
3- The significance of training, performance appraisal, leadership models
4- The importance of Engineering Psychology

TERM- I

TOPIC 1: INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL (I/O) PSYCHOLOGY- NATURE AND SCOPE
1.1: I/O Psychology: Meaning, subject matter and functions of Industrial Psychology
1.2: The history of I/O Psychology
1.3: I/O Psychology in the present
1.4: Future of I/O Psychology
1.5: Application: Industry- Academia Connect

TOPIC 2: PERSONNEL SELECTION AND TRAINING [12 Periods]
2.1: Job Profile, job analysis and Recruitment techniques
2.2: Interviews, psychological testing and Needs assessment for training
2.3: Psychological Principles in training and training for knowledge and skill
2.4: Evaluation of Training Programme
2.5: Application: Bio data, Resume, CV and the importance of reference checks




TOPIC 3: EVALUATING JOB PERFORMANCE [12 Periods]
3.1: Uses of performance evaluation: Downsizing, promotion, seniority
3.2: Sources of evaluation: The evaluator and performance appraisal
3.3: Appraisal rating systems: Graphic rating scales and rating errors
3.4: Non-rating evaluation methods: Checklists and comparison methods
3.5: Application: 360 degree evaluation

TOPIC 4: MOTIVATION AT THE WORKPLACE [12 Periods]
4.1: Concept of work motivation
4.2: Need theories: McClelland, Herzberg
4.3: Cognitive theories: Goal Setting Theory, Self Efficacy Theory
4.4: Motivation: Self discipline – seven step process
4.5: Application: Using motivation theory at work




TERM II

TOPIC 5: JOB SATISFACTION
5.1: Job satisfaction as a job attitude
5.2: Components of job satisfaction: Satisfaction with work, with pay and with Supervision
5.3: Measuring job satisfaction: Job Descriptive Index, Minnesota Satisfaction
5.4: Theories of job satisfaction: Motivator-Hygiene Theory, Dispositional approach
5.5: Application: Relationship of job satisfaction to productivity and withdrawal behavior.

TOPIC 6: LEADERSHIP
6.1: Leadership: Meaning, nature and styles
6.2: Approaches to leadership: Human Relations, Theory X & Theory Y
6.3: Fiedler’s Contingency Model
6.4: Specific leader skills

a. Leadership through power
b. Leadership through vision: Transactional and Transformational
c. Leadership through persuasion

6.5: Application: challenges like merger, takeover, diversification




TOPIC 7: ENGINEERING PSYCHOLOGY [12 Periods]
7.1: History and scope of engineering psychology
7.2: Time and Motion Study
7.3: Person-Machine System
7.4: Work space design
7.5: Application- advances in the field

TOPIC 8: IMPORTANCE OF OB AND OD [12 Periods]
8.1: Meaning and nature of OB
8.2: Trends and challenges to OB- globalization, diversity, ethics
8.3: Meaning and nature of OD
8.4: Systems theory of OD
8.5: Application – Organizational change





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