Team and Teamwork 7.5 Credits

Grupp och lagarbete
First cycle, S0008A
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2017 Sp 1 - Present
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Syllabus established
by 31 Jan 2007

Last revised
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Daniel Örtqvist, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 16 Jun 2017

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
Subject group (SCB)

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language and Good knowledge in English, equivalent to English 6.

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on final school grades or Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test.

Course Aim
The student is after the course able to explain how groups at work can be used and developed as a basis of effective work in modern organizations. The student is also able to explain some of the basic problems concerning groups for instance relations between working groups, how productivity through group collaboration can be developed, and why conflicts in groups arise and how they can be solved. The student is also able to analyze research within group collaboration and able to independently describe and analyze a current problem within the field.

Focus in the course is on the working group, how it can be formed, developed and lead. The course also covers different basic social psychological group mechanisms and processes such as roles, norms, conformity, rejection, influence, conflict and interaction between working groups, between the group and its leader.

The course is realized through lectures, seminars and grups assignments. The cours will be taught in English.

The course will be examined by a written report 7.5 hp.

Students must register for the courses themselves, or contact ETS educational administration, not later than three days after the quarter commences. Failure to do so can result in the place being lost. This rule also applies to students with a guaranteed place.

Elisabeth Berg

Transition terms
The course S0008A is equal to ARS314

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2014 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Forsyth, Donelson R.: Group Dynamics. Third Edition or later. Thomson Publishing Inc., New York, 1999.
Additional articles and recommended literature announced when the course starts.

Course offered by
Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences

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