MSc Behavioural Science for Management
Welcome to the MSc Behavioural Science for Management course.
Dr David Comerford, the Course Director for the MSc Behavioural Science for Management looks forward to meeting you when you arrive at the University of Stirling to start your MSc course.
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Stirling Management School welcome meeting
You are invited to attend the School-wide welcome meeting, where you will be introduced to the School's staff and one another. We look forward to seeing you all there.
|Monday 12 October 2020, 10:00||To join this online session, please visit the Flying Start Leadership Programme Canvas page|
Welcome to your course
Our Programme Director, David Comerford, will introduce you to your selected Course. During this session, as well as learning what your programme entails, you will also be given information about being a member of the Stirling Management School community and the Support Services available to you as a member of the University.
Monday 12th October 2020, between 3:00pm and 5:00pm
Flying Start Leadership programme
Your will take place during the week commencing 12 October. Your individual schedule will be available to you shortly, but in the meantime, please visit the Flying Start Leadership Canvas page for more information and start interacting with your fellow classmates.
|Week commencing 12 October 2020||Online|
Got a question?
If you have any questions about the course, please contact the Programme Administrator who will be happy to answer any questions or queries you may have.
Reading list for students starting in October 2020
The information given below is meant to be only tentative and representative. The actual reading list for each module will be provided in the respective module outline which will be available at the beginning of the semester. Please do not buy your text books prior to arrival, as these are subject to change.
BSMP001: Behavioural Economics 1 – Concepts and Theories
There is no core textbook for this module though all of the books below provide useful background reading:
- Camerer, Loewenstein & Rabin (2004) Advances in Behavioral Economics
- Frey & Stutzer (2007), Economics and Psychology: A Promising New Cross-Disciplinary Field
- Loewenstein (2007), Exotic Preferences: Behavioral Economics and Human Motivation
- Shafir (2013), The Behavioral Foundations of Public Policy
- Angner (2012), A Course in Behavioural Economics
- Wilkinson & Klaes (2012) An Introduction to Behavioural Economics
- Varian (2008), Intermediate Microeconomics
BSMP002: Psychology of Work
Introductory reading and preparatory work:
CIPD (2014). Our minds at work: Developing the behavioural science of HR. Available at: http://www.cipd.co.uk/binaries/our-minds-at-work_2014-developing-behavioural- science-hr.pdf (Accessed 10 Jan. 2016).
CIPD (2015) A head for hiring: The behavioural science of recruitment and selection. Available at: https://www.cipd.co.uk/binaries/a-head-for-hiring_2015-behavioural- science-of-recruitment-and-selection.pdf (Accessed 10 Jan. 2016).
The core text books for this module are:
Lewis, R., & Zibarras, L. (2013). Work and Occupational Psychology: Integrating Theory and Practice. London: Sage.
Steptoe-Warren, G. Occupational Psychology: An Applied Approach. Harlow Gate, UK: Pearson.
Additional readings will be provided in lectures.
MRMP003: Statistics in R
No textbook is required. The recommended (text) books for this module are: