Psycho-sociology of organizations

LLSMG2060  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Psycho-sociology of organizations
5.0 credits
30.0 h

This biannual course is taught on years 2014-2015, 2016-2017, ...


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 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)

Program title
Master [60] in Management (shift schedule)