Interventions in Work Psychology: Work Design and Work Teams
Full course description
The main purpose of this course is to provide students with theoretical and methodological tools for reviewing, criticizing and assessing interventions on work psychology, elaborate quality requirement for the design and implementation of new interventions and to contribute to conceptual developments for quality interventions.
The course aims to develop student competences through autonomous learning for identifying different kinds of work psychology interventions, detecting the criteria for effectiveness on these interventions, assessing the effectiveness, efficiency and non-intended effects of such interventions and defining, distinguishing evidence-based interventions and analyzing and defining needs for intervention theory and development.
The students should be able to:
- Review and identify critical interventions in work psychology.
- Assess intervention proposals regarding different criteria:
- Evidence-based interventions.
- Identify quality requirements for interventions in work psychology, barriers to implementation and non-intended results.
- Identify good practices for implementing interventions in work psychology.
- Analyze needs and goals for effective interventions in work psychology.
- Design interventions that fulfill quality requirements, detected needs and evidence-based criteria in the field of work psychology.
- Identify relevant stake holders and policy makers for work psychology interventions (unions, managerial boards, professional bodies, governmental agencies, ).