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The objectives of this course are:
1. to know some of the main theoretical approaches to group studies;
2. to understand and recognize the distinctive features of groups and working teams;
3. to learn the theoretical models about organizational socialization.
Students who aim to achieve the goals of this course have to master these key concepts:
the theories of groups;
the definitions, the characteristics, the cathegorizations and the main functions of the groups;
the group phenomena and dynamics;
the group socialization and the phases of its development;
the work in teams;
the occupational socialization.
The final grade for this course will be based on a 30 minute in-class exam. The exam consists in four open questions which request concise answers.