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Management - San Jos State University Social Science/Psychology Psych 175 Management Psychology Section 1 Spring 2010 Instructor Office Location

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San José State University Social Science/Psychology Psych 175, Management Psychology, Section 1, Spring 2010 Instructor: Harriet Pila Office Location: DMH 318 Telephone: (408) (569-6074) Email: [email protected] Office Hours: Monday 8:45 pm -9:30 pm and Wednesday 5:45 pm- 7:00pm Class Days/Time: Monday, Wednesday 4:30-5:45 pm Classroom: DMH 359 Prerequisites: Psychology 1, General Psychology; and Statistics 95, Elementary statistics. PSYCHOLOGY 175: Management Psychology SPECIFIC DESCRIPTION OF COURSE Interpersonal effectiveness is about understanding and managing behavior. This course will focus on management behavior and your own behavior in the work or school environment. It is important to understand relationships in the working environment for the success of individuals and for the ultimate contributions to the business bottom line. The key to this course is to ensure you have the understanding and skills to be successful in today’s organizations. We will focus on mastering the understanding of human relations. KEY OBJECTIVES You will learn how to manage stress, change and personal problems. You will understand how to work with diverse groups of people. You will understand how to conduct conflict resolution and the importance of effective confrontation skills. You will also understand the importance of ethics in the work environment. We will also cover the importance of leadership and what makes someone a successful leader. Individuals will understand the difference between leadership and management. We will also learn how to identify skills, motivate, develop and persuade others. INSTRUCTOR, OFFICE, AND OFFICE HOURS I work at Cisco Systems as a change consultant. If you would like to see me at a time, other than my office hours, please let me know during or immediately after class; I can then arrange a time for a conference. My office location is 318 DMH. My phone is 408-569-6074. My email address is [email protected] REQUIRED TEXT There is one required text, available at the bookstore or you can order it on line. The book is called Human Relations in Business: Developing Interpersonal and Leadership Skills. Authors: Micheal Aamodt and Bobbie Raynes. You will need to bring this book with you to class every week.
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COURSE GOALS Our focus will be three fold. We will look at managing yourself, working successfully with others and managing others. This course will provide you with an overview of managing human relations in the workplace. We will explore how psychologists can help management improve the workplace for the individual, the group, and the organization. INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURES: Information is presented both in the classroom and throughout the text. Classroom meetings will be in a lecture/discussion format regarding the important materials to be learned. I will not make an attempt to cover all aspects of the text. Rather, I will focus on difficult areas, particularly interesting areas, or on topics of special interest. While class meetings are relatively structured
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Management - San Jos State University Social Science/Psychology Psych 175 Management Psychology Section 1 Spring 2010 Instructor Office Location

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