PSY 33686-Introduction to Performance Management and OBM

PSY 33686 is taught in Fall semesters.  

Course Description:  This introductory course will examine the principles, methods, and selected applications of performance management in business settings. Like Industrial and Organizational Psychology (IOP), performance management approaches share the common goal of improving corporate or organizational success, but they rely on established behavioral techniques and direct interventions, rather than the more diverse and eclectic methods characteristic of IOP. The field of Organizational Behavior Management (OBM) is the leading area of application for performance management techniques in business and organizational settings. Students will read an acclaimed text in the field, along with original research and methodological articles published in the OBM area. The course will involve three exams, including the final, and possibly a final project. 

A recent syllabus is here.