96129 - Team Processes

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This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Gender equality Decent work and economic growth Reduced inequalities

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, students will handle theoretical and practical knowledge on social-psychological processes underlying teamwork with a specific focus on leader-members relationships, conflict management and development of creativity-innovation outcomes .

Course contents

Group Processes



Gender equality

Psychosocial approach to team creativity

Group and intergroup moderators of creativity

Epistemic motivations and creativity

Social motivations to creativity

From creativity to innovation

Organizations and creativity

Practical exercises


Available on Unibo teaching platform

Teaching methods

The course aims also to strenghten students' logicaland critical reasoning and to motivate them to actively contribute the acquisition of knowledge on the topics of the course.

In this vein, the course will be will be co-constructed among teacher and students



Group role playing and simulation of group dynamics

Presentations of team work outcomes on scientific reading and personal-collective reflection to the class

Open discussions of the issues addressed

Assessment methods

-Oral presentations of small groups of students to the class will be evaluated at the collective level

-Students will be required to write an essay in which they address a topic of the course

-Evaluation criteria are completeness and rationality of the propositions provided in the essay


Teaching tools

Slides on the topics addressed

Office hours

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