View Full Document

SOverview



View the full content.
View Full Document
View Full Document

8 views

Unformatted text preview:

Historical Background of I O Psychology 1 Overview Industrial Organizational I O Psychology What is I O Psychology I O Psychology as a Career 2 What is I O psychology The application of psychological principles to the workplace anywhere people work Help people do their jobs help employers treat employees fairly help make jobs more interesting and satisfying help workers be more productive 3 Prepared by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology SIOP 1998 What is I O psychology Treat employees fairly Treat people from diverse backgrounds fairly select people for jobs provide training reward promotions raises address harassment 4 Prepared by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology SIOP 1998 What is I O psychology Make jobs more interesting satisfying Design jobs people will find satisfying rewarding work safe efficient work areas Human Factors Motivate employees to perform Create teams that work well together combine diverse talents and perspectives 5 Prepared by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology SIOP 1998 What is I O psychology Help workers be more productive Design work patterns that enhance efficiency Provide skills training and development Help to meet the challenges of competition Move past downsizing 6 Prepared by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology SIOP 1998 I O Psychology Science and Practice As a SCIENCE I O psychology uses scientific methodology to research and advance knowledge about people at work And as a PRACTICE I O psychology is a profession concerned with the application of psychological knowledge to solve reallife problems in the world of work 7 Science and Practice Scientist Practitioner Model Interaction of scientific knowledge and application A call center has a three week training program Problem for new employees The average employee quits after three months Science Turnover Theories Past Empirical Studies Practitioner Create Plan 8 I O Psychology Organizational



Access the best Study Guides, Lecture Notes and Practice Exams

Loading Unlocking...
Login

Join to view SOverview and access 3M+ class-specific study document.

or
We will never post anything without your permission.
Don't have an account?
Sign Up

Join to view SOverview and access 3M+ class-specific study document.

or

By creating an account you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use

Already a member?