B366: Organizational Psychology

  Syllabus for Fall 1998

General Information

Instructor: Dr. Patrick McCarthy
Office:  Crestview 017
Phone:  941-2264
: pmccarth@iusmail.ius.indiana.edu

Office Hours:  Mondays & Wednesdays 2:30-4:30
                        Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:30-2:30
                        or by appointment

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Course Objective
This course will introduce you to the major topics, concepts, and theories comprising organzational psychology.  You will gain a better understanding of people's behavior in a wide range of organizations, as well as important contributing cognitive processes and emotions.
Text:  Greenberg, J., & Baron, R.A. (1996).  Behavior in Organizations.  Upper Saddle River, NJ:  Prentice Hall.

What is Organizational Psychology?
How will the instructor cram this stuff into my head?
So, how are are class days organized?
What if I miss a class day?
Will there be homework (in addition to readings)?
Will this class do anything to help my career development?
So, how does this all add up to a final course grade?

*Schedule of Topics, Reading Assignments & Exams
   September 2 - October 14
   October 19 - November 11
                 November 16- December 16
*Schedule and assignments are tentative and subject to change at the instructor's discretion.

If you need classroom accomodations or materials in an alternate format due to a disability, please see Dr. McCarthy after class or during office hours within the first two weeks of class.

Copyright 1998
Dr. Patrick McCarthy