Examine the field of organizational psychology.
In your examination, please address the following items:
o Define organizational psychology.
o Explain the role of research and statistics in organizational psychology.
o Describe how organizational psychology can be used in organizations.
Please provide references.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 10:11 pm ad1c9bdddf
Let's take a closer look at these three interesting questions.
1. Define organizational psychology.
Organizational Psychology is the study of human behavior in work settings. (http://www.wcupa.edu/_academics/sch_cas.psy/career_paths/industrial/career06.htm). It is the branch of psychology that applies psychological theories and principles to organizations. Often referred to as I/O psychology, this field focuses on increasing workplace productivity and related issues such as the physical and mental well being of employees (http://psychology.about.com/b/2008/09/19/industrial-organizational-psychology-psychology-definition-of-the-week.htm).
2. Explain the role of research and statistics in ...
Examines the field of organizational psychology on several dimensions. References included.