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Evolution of the field of industrial/organization psychology

Describe the evolution of the field of industrial/organization psychology with references

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Industrial/Organizational (I/O) psychology focuses on the mental well-being of employees in the workplace. This not only helps the employee, but also increases workplace productivity.
A book written by Hugo Munsterberg entitled Psychology and Industrial Efficiency, is regarded as the first I/O psychology textbook, which was published first in 1910 (Kazi, 2012).
When factories first began, the goal of the factory owners was to find ways to make as much money as possible. An early study was done from 1924-1932, (the Hawthorne Affect) by psychologist Harry Landsberger which showed that people performed their jobs better if they perceived that others cared about what they did (Cogniphany, n.d.). Then during World War I and II, psychologists began using tests to see what jobs were best suited for incoming soldiers. Upon returning ...

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