Explain the historical, philosophical, and empirical foundations
of the field of organizational psychology and the psychology of
Summarize the major tenets of pre-modernism, modernism, and post-modernism as they apply to the field of psychology.
Evaluate how the history of organizational psychology has helped
to shape important contemporary psychological theories and issues of
leadership and leading organizations.
Discuss the relevance of issues of diversity as they are related
to the history of the psychology of leadership, with particular emphasis
on how diversity issues have been handled historically and how people
from diverse backgrounds have struggled in gaining influence in the
Compare and contrast psychological theories of leadership in order
to determine their foundational philosophical assumptions and values.
Develop critical comparative skills in order to determine
important similarities and differences in the various approaches to the
psychology of leadership.