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Difference Between Industrial Psychology and Organizational Psychology

Describe the differences between industrial psychology and organizational psychology, and give examples of activities that fall under each. Describe the current state of the field of I/O psychology in other countries.

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Describe the differences between industrial psychology and organizational psychology, and give examples of activities that fall under each. Describe the current state of the field of I/O psychology in other countries.

Industrial Psychology:

Defined: Industrial Psychology can also be referred to as "personnel psychology." It focuses on matching each employee to the position that is the best match or fit for that person. After examining an employee's personality and other characteristics, the goal is to place that person in a job in which he or she will be productive and perform well.

Examples of Activities:
- Measuring job performance
- Developing job performance standards
- Employee training and development

Organizational Psychology:

Defined: Organizational Psychology examines how organizations or companies impact individual employee ...

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This library solution provides a brief explanation of the differences between industrial psychology and organizational psychology and includes examples of activities that fall under each one.

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