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Universidade Lusófona do Porto

Labour and Organizational Psychosociology


In this subject one we want to analyze how personal traits and characteristics of these actors exert influence upon the organization and also, how they themselves our influenced by the organization.


Human Resources Management and Development

Level of Qualification|Semesters|ECTS

| Semestral | 5

Year | Type of course unit | Language

1 |Mandatory |Português



Recommended complementary curricular units

Organizational Behaviour.

Professional Internship



1. Introduction to the subject of PS: A Historical analysis (a field of study that sits at the crossroads of bodies of  knowledge ¿ Psychology and Sociology

2. Conceptual and Methodological features in the study of organizations

3. Indivdual analysis: The psychological approach in organizations

4. Developmental analysis of competencies

5. Interpersonal analysis within and organizational context: A Contigencia perspective

6. Anaylsis of Organization/Environment realtions: The processes of change

7. Systemic analysis of organizations

8. Political analysis of organizations


The subject of Psychosociology of work has as its main objective the study of interactions between the multiplicity of actors in the world of work.

Teaching methodologies and assessment

The theoretical and practical lessons based on the exposition of the contents of the program. Theoretical lectures are emphasized with the use of examples, to stimulate interest and research by students.

About the methods of continuous assessment a case study (20%) would be held and will be evaluated to active participation in class (20%). We also evaluate using 2 written tests (60% - 30% + 30).


Classes with remote teaching component.


Chambel, M.J, & Curral, L. (2000). Psicossociologia das Organizações. Lisboa: Texto Editora.

Gonçalves, S. (2014). Psicossociologia do Trabalho e das Organizações (Princípios e Práticas). Lisboa: Lidel (Pactor)

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