You need to activate javascript for this site.
Menu Conteúdo Rodapé
  1. Home
  2. Courses
  3. Sociology
  4. Sociology of Work and Organizations

Sociology of Work and Organizations

Code 13128
Year 2
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 6
Workload TP(60H)
Scientific area Sociology
Entry requirements Not applicable
Mode of delivery presence at class room
Work placements doesn't apply
Learning outcomes - To master the theories and problematizations of the Sociology of Work and the Sociology of Organizations;
- Analyze the fundamental concepts of the main theoretical currents of the Sociology of Work and the Sociology of Organizations;
- Analyze the relationship between the study of work and organizations;
- To deepen the sociological understanding of Portuguese society in the field of work and organizations;
- Make an approximation to the social reality, in order to provide the students with tools that will enable them in the future to deepen their knowledge and apply it in the scope of research careers and professional careers in organizations.

Syllabus 1.Work and Organizations
1.1 Object of Study and Paradigms of Sociology of Work and Sociology of
1.2. Research Methodologies in Sociology of Work and Sociology of Organizations
2. Organization of Work and Workers
2.1. The Work and Production Systems by Activity Sectors
2.2. Organization of Work and Production: Division and Rationalization
2.3. Training, Qualification, Skills and Teaching-Learning
2.4. Employment and Labor Activities: reconfigurations and interactions
2.5. Human resource Management
2.6. Trade Union and Business Associations: actors and collective labor relations
3. Organizations and Organizational Structures
3.1. Formal Organization and Types of Organizations
3.2. The Evolution of OCT Forms and Labor Regulation: organizations in the
Modernity and postmodernity
3.3. Organizational Structures: Concepts and Functions

Main Bibliography 1 Mandatory Bibliography

Freire, João (2001), Sociologia do Trabalho: uma introdução, Afrontamento, Porto
Grint, Keith (1998), Sociologia do Trabalho, Piaget, Lisboa
Mintzberg, H. (1995) Estrutura e dinâmica das organizações, Dom Quixote, Lisboa

2 Additional
Corcuff, Philippe (1995) Les nouvelles sociologies, Paris, Éditions Nathan, 1995, pp.68-75.
Crozier, Michel (1964) Le phénomène bureaucratique, Paris, Le Seuil, (ver o Cap. 7 “Le système d’organisation bureaucratique”, pp. 233-268).
Friedman, Georges (1968) O Futuro do Trabalho Humano, Lisboa, Moraes Editores, pp. 117-122 e pp. 265-270.
Friedberg, Erhard (1995), O Poder e a Regra – dinâmicas da acção organizada, Lisboa, Instituto Piaget, 1995, pp. 79-91.
Goleman, David. (2000), Trabalhar com a inteligência emocional, (2ª edição), Lisboa, Temas e debates.
Kovacs, Ilona (coord.), Sara F. Casaca, Maria C. Cerdeira, João Peixoto (2014) Temas Actuais da Sociologia do Trabalho e da Empresa, Coimbra, Almedina.

Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria The curricular unit applies a combination of several types of teaching methodologies that are inclusive and participatory in order to achieve the defined objectives. The teacher assures the direct follow-up of the students, in individual activities, in groups or in the classroom and in the clarification and debate of their doubts and opinions. This combination of didactic instruments ensures a clear evaluation of the students' involvement with programmatic contents.

Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2022-01-31

The cookies used in this website do not collect personal information that helps to identify you. By continuing you agree to the cookie policy.