- Departments / Centres
a. Principles of management, functions of organisations, organisational system - technology, process, design, structure and culture and their impact on the people at work. b. Definition - development of psychology as scientific discipline - methods and applications of psychology in human at work in industry.
Beliefs, values, feelings, perception and attitudes. Process of perception and other factors as above, in shaping human behaviour; Johari Window, FIRO-B, MBTI personality type test. Gestalt approach, attitude development, meaning of intelligence, factors of intelligence, intelligence tests, creativity. Personality - definition, determinants, psychoanalytic theory, assessment.
Concept of. Motivation; why to people work; theories on motivation, (Maslow, Herzberg , achievement orientation, expectancy theory, theory x, y, z); techniques of motivating employees, Leadership - role of leader, qualities of a leader; styles of leadership (blake and mouton managerial grid, Frid Fiedler’s contingency approach, Rensis Likert’s four styles), determinants of leadership style to be adopted, Power, authority and accountability; delegation, Dynamics of groups; work groups, teamwork, Communication - Channels of communication, feedback, Barrier to communication; Non-verbal communication, grapevine,Transactional analysis
Human and Engineering Factors influencing each other - Ergonomics, Effect of Physical environment - illumination, temperature, noise etc; Social economic and political responsibilities of an engineer.
Realisation of truth, power of speech (utterances of pleasant words) and Action, Mutual desire, human effort, inconsistent conduct, possession of Decorum manly effort, energy
1 J. Tiffin, and E.J. McCormick, , “Industrial Psychology”, Prentice Hall of India, 1979 Edn.
2 K. Aswathappa,. “Organisational Behaviour Text and Cases”, Himalaya Publishing House, 1997.