Glazer Psyc 293 Accessible Syllabus

Glazer Psyc 293 Accessible Syllabus - San Jos State...

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Organization Development, Psyc 293.03, Spring 2010 Page 1 of 12 San José State University Department of Psychology Psyc 293, ORGANIZATION DEVELOPMENT, Section 3, Spring 2010 Instructor: Dr. Sharon Glazer Office Location: DMH 232 Telephone: (408) 924-5639 Email: sharon.glazer@sjsu.edu Office Hours: Tuesday 1:15-2:30pm Class Days/Time: Tuesday, 3-5:45pm Classroom: Clark Hall 135 Prerequisites: Instructor consent. Faculty Web Page: www.sjsu.edu/people/sharon.glazer Copies of course materials, including syllabus, major assignment handouts, etc. may be found on my faculty web page above. You are responsible for regularly checking with the messaging system through MySJSU or direct emails. Course Description This course is designed for graduate students of industrial/organizational psychology and organizational behavior/management who are interested in understanding various social technologies of organization intervention and evaluation. Course Goals and Student Learning Objectives The goal of this course is to provide an in-depth examination of organization development and change. This will involve a consideration of (1) theoretical approaches to organizational development and change; (2) typical interventions used by OD consultants; (3) the role of the psychologist or change agent in the OD process; (4) ethical issues in the practice of OD; and (5) evaluating the effectiveness of OD programs. Course Content Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: LO1. Be more knowledgeable about theoretical approaches to organizational development and change. LO2. Be more knowledgeable about typical interventions used by OD practitioners. LO 3. Be more knowledgeable about the role of the change agent in conducting an OD program. LO 4. Develop a better understanding of the ethical issues involved in conducting OD interventions. LO 5. Be more knowledgeable regarding methods for evaluating OD programs.
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Organization Development, Psyc 293.03, Spring 2010 Page 2 of 12 LO 6. Acquire some rudimentary skill at diagnosing organizational problems and recommending appropriate OD interventions. Required Texts/Readings Block, P. (2000). Flawless consulting: A guide to getting your expertise used (2 nd ed.) . San Francisco: Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer/Wiley. Brown, D. R., & Harvey, D. (2006). An experiential approach to organization development (7 th ed). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. French, W. L., & Bell., C. H., Jr. (1999). Organization development: Behavioral science interventions for organization improvement . Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. SUGGESTED TEXTS Dyer, W. G. (1995). Team building . Reading, Mass: Addison-Wesley. Hackman, J. R., & Oldham, G. R. (1980).
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