Leadership, Engagement and Motivation

Module code: PS7590

In this module you will study how psychology can contribute to the understanding of motivation and engagement at work. We will focuses on theories of motivation, and consider the psychological contract and the role of organisational citizenship. We will look in particular at leadership and the way power and influence operate in organisations at a psychological level. We will also examine the psychology of groups and teamwork and consider how counterproductive work behaviours affect these organisational systems.

Learning

  • 150 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • Two-part report (80%)
  • Online presentation (20%)