ORGSTUDY 305 - Inside Organizations
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Organizational Studies (ORGSTUDY)
Department: LSA Organizational Studies
Credits:
3
Waitlist Notes:
OS students have a seat reserved for them in the course. If you have trouble registering please contact the professor (smgarcia@umich.edu)
Advisory Prerequisites:
Introductory Psychology (PSYCH 111, 112, 114, or 115), introductory sociology (SOC 100, 101, 102, or 195), and ECON 101.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Instructor:

This course offers an overview of the psychology of people in organizations, broadly defined. Topics will focus on social dynamics in organizations, including employee motivation, influencing others, decision-making, cooperation, culture, leadership, and teams, to name a few. The format of the course will comprise lectures, general discussions, and smaller seminar discussions. To complement the standard reading material, case studies will also be read as a common touchstone for analyzing and discussing psychological phenomena in a real world organizational context.

Course Requirements:

See Syllabus

Intended Audience:

Organizational Studies Students Only

Class Format:

1.5-hour lecture twice weekly

ORGSTUDY 305 - Inside Organizations
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
30746
Open
11
11ORGSTUDY Majors
-
MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
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ISBN: 0062018205
Predictably irrational : the hidden forces that shape our decisions, Author: Ariely, Dan., Publisher: Harper Perennial 2009
Required
ISBN: 0812982002
Made to stick : why some ideas take hold and others come unstuck, Author: Heath, Chip., Publisher: Random House Books 2010
Required
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