Doctoral Program in Psychology of Organizations: Differenziation and Integration Processes
(2013-2015 – lectures will be in English language)
The PhD course’s aim is to supply a theoretical, methodological and technical level preparation, in order to describe, explain and interpret the relationships, and the differentiation and integration processes in the organizations. All this is referred to the man/work relationship (i.e. new technologies for work and learning, etc.), to the relational and social dynamics inherent to human factor within the organizations (work values, competences, relations within the organizations, etc.) and to the climates and cultures which liven to the organizational dimension of work.
Aims of the course:
· acquisition of knowledge of fundamental psychological theoretical models sustaining the study and the intervention in the organizations;
· acquisition and expansion on thematic areas (both theoretical and applicative) concerning the organizations;
· acquisition of scientific research methodology (both quantitative and qualitative) for the design and realization of research projects in complex organizations;
· acquisition of appropriate statistical analysis techniques utilizing the most significant statistical packages;
· acquisition of competences in conceiving, planning, realizing a scientific research project starting from an appropriate knowledge of theories, fundamental models, and methodological knowledge of both base and applied research;
· acquisition of competences for the diffusion of scientific research results (national and international congresses; national and international scientific publications);
· application of scientific results at development and improvement of work life and organizational policies and practices.
include courses concerning thematic issues in most advanced organizational psychology and methodological courses with quantitative and qualitative perspective. The general teaching plan is to work in collaboration among Italian professors member of the PhD board and scientists of eminent foreign sites.
Each phd student will benefit from a customized tutorship, a co-tutorship with an Italian and a foreign tutor, aimed to build a personal research project.
PdH students will perform a stage abroad, to deepen subjects and methods about their research project.