Psycho-sociology of organizations

llsmg2060  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Psycho-sociology of organizations
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
30.0 h

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2019-2020 !

No prerequisite
Main themes
Main theme : psychosociology and work relations.
Topics : communication, feed-back, management of differences, aid relationship, perception (self- and other-), group decision-making, leadership, authority, conflict and negociation, personal and group change.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :


At the end of the class, students should be able to :

  • develop the main concepts of the clinical approach in sociology of work and organisations;
  • adopt a global perspective on organisational process integrating and articulating the socio-affective and the socio-political dimensions;
  • be aware to the relational dynamics;
  • become familiar with the specific tools and methodologies of this approach.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Based on an experiential approach, the course is grounded on a set of groupe activities (role play, organisational simulations, games, ...).
The students share and analyze what happens in the group and therefore, they build links with their personal and professional experiences. Concepts and theories about psychosociology and work relations are proposed after the lab experience.
Teaching methods
Experiential learning : 
  • Action and observation
  • Analysis
  • Conceptualization
Other information
Students have to pay attention to specific information they wil find on the Moodle site of the course (agenda, application form, financial aspects, ...).
Une bibliographie avec les fondamentaux est disponible sur Moodle
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [60] in Management (shift schedule)