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Explain why industrial/organizational psychology should be considered a science. Include an explanation of how descriptive and inferential statistics are used in industrial/organizational psychology research

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Influenced by movements in social Psychology, Industrial/organizational (I-O) Psychology is focused on studying people within organizations. I-O Psychology is used in organizations to help fight issues such as discrimination, unfair treatment of workers and inequality. The practice began under the influence of Social psychology to study the effects of unemployment. The notion was that psychologists have an ethical responsibility to address human differences in terms of the way they are treated. In addition they have the capability to enhance human wellbeing; and promote human performance. An ...

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This solution provides a definition for Industrial organization psychology, and provide information on inferential and descriptive statistics as they are used in this profession.

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