HMI603. Human Aspects of organizational change processes research methods in the work sciences, 5p

Instructor Professor Gunnela Westlander, IKP/LiU
Semester Info:
Prerequisites Graduate Student status or well qualified Undergraduate.


Old literature list - check on the web page

  • Argyris, C. 1994. Good communication that blocks learning. Harvard Business Review,  72(4), 77-86.
  • Cascio, W.F. 1995. Whither Industrial and Organizational Psychology in a Changing World of Work?  American Psychologist, 50(11), 928-939.
  • Eagly, A.H. & Chaiken, S. 1993. Th psychology of Attitudes. Chapt. 1 and 4. Harcourt Brace College Publishers.
  • Klein, Lisl. 1994. Sociotechnical/organizational design. I. Karwowski, W. & Salvendy, G. Organization and Management of Advanced Manufacturing. New York: Wiley.
  • Porras, J.I. & Robertson,.P.J, Organizational change and Organizational Development. I. Dunnette,M.D. & Hough,L.M. (eds) 1994. Handbook of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. vol 3,  chapt 12. Consulting Psychologists Press, Calif. Palo Alto.
  • Stiwne, D. Vad är en grupp? Om att definiera gruppbegreppet. Nordisk Psykologi, 1995, vol 47, no 3, 182-196.
  • Westlander, G.& Pingel, B. (1997). The Effectiveness of a "Break Experiment" from a Long-Term Perspective. A retrospective study of female participants' and management's conceptions of a training program for skills development in a manufacturing industry. International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, vol 3, no 1-2, pp. 58-76.
  • Westlander, G. .1996.  People at Work. A Socio-Psychological Context. (in press). Translated from Swedish: Socialpsykologi, Tankemodeller om människor i Arbete. Göteborg: Akademiförlaget.
  • Westlander, G. 1994. The KIBA Manual. Solna: The National Institute of Occupational Health. (2nd  revised ed.). 

Examination To acquire 5 points is requested: Active participation in the seminars and a final course paper based on a mini-study conducted during the term.