Describe the purpose of conducting a utility analysis. What factors influence whether the scientific selection will result in better-performing employees? How do valid predictors increase success ratios? What processes are involved in computing utility?
Describe psychological tests. Provide examples of three different types of psychological tests, describing what they measure. Give an example of a job context in which each of these might be "job-related."
Describe the steps needed to conduct a validation study. What are the benefits of conducting a validation study? If you were to NOT conduct a validation study, what would be the risks?
Describe what studies suggest regarding the reliability and validity of job analysis. What are some ways that you could increase the reliability and validity of a job analysis?
What is a 360-degree feedback system? What are the advantages of 360-degree feedback? What are the disadvantages? If given the choice, would you prefer a 360-degree feedback assessment over a supervisor assessment of your own job performance?
Choose a past or present job and conduct either a job-oriented or person-oriented job analysis, using a methodology of your choice. Method: Please state which methodology you chose to base your analysis on, and explain how you approached your analysis. It may not be possible to carry out each step of the formal approach and
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.
Describe the Hawthorne studies. What did the researchers find? What is the Hawthorne effect? Have you ever experienced or observed the Hawthorne effect in action (please explain)?
How does group membership - even in minimal groups - contribute to prejudice and discrimination? Illustrate this with an example, either from your personal experience or observation.
According to Robert Sternberg's (1986, 1988) triangular theory of love, love consists of three dimensions or "ingredients." What are those three dimensions? Provide an example of how different combinations of those dimensions yield different forms of love. In what sense is the concept of romantic love culture-specific?
Some psychologists have begun studying positive psychology, arguing that clinical psychology has focused too much on mental problems and other negative aspects of human behavior. Does social psychology focus too much on negative parts of behavior? Using research on pro-social behavior as an example, does social psychology focu
Barnlund (1975) argues that people in some culture do not hesitate to open themselves by sharing their ideas and opinions in public; however, people in some other cultures prefer not to talk much about themselves in public. According to Barnlund, people who belong to the former case have a larger part of "public self" and a smal
I would like help on compiling notes to complete a paper on describing the following sociological theories of crime listed, and discussing their strengths and weaknesses. The sociological theories are as follows: Social control theory Strain theory Differential association theory Neutralization theory Please provide r
Can someone help me with a brief description of Dr. Aaron Hutchin's ethical dilemmas as they relate to professional oversight depicted in the media titled "The Lab" (see Website below)? Should the professor reinforce good work habits in the graduate students and postdoctoral students? Should the professor tell Gregg to go home
Informing your post with scholarly sources, define and discuss social facilitation. Apply social facilitation theory to an aspect of society or social psychology.
What factors influence identification with a group? Discuss factors that influence the relative strength of identification people might have with a group.
This discussion describes a time when this person relied on a script to guide their behavior in a particular situation. This person will also discuss how do cultural and societal expectations shape our internal scripts. 1) What are your thoughts on the content of this discussion below. Do you agree or disagree? My life as
Identify one of the experiential theories or one of the cognitive behavioral theories such as (Behavior Therapy) from the founders Ivan Pavlov, B. F. Skinner, Albert Bandura, Joseph Wolpe, and Donald Meichenbaum and briefly explain, how it applies to mental health counseling. Describe one benefit and one deficit in this theo
Comparison of Two Theories a. Describe one Humanistic/Existentialist theorist (Maslow, Rogers, or May) and their theory. You can use the questions you used in your paper for Week 3 if you wish. b. THEN, describe one dispositional theory/theorist (Allport, Eysenck, Cattell, etc.) c. Compare and contrast these two theories/
Provide a brief overview of Maslow's theory on humanistic psychology.
How do Bandura's and Rotter's social cognitive theories differ from biological theories of personality?
Discussion Questions: 1. How do Bandura's and Rotter's social cognitive theories differ from biological theories of personality? 2. How do Milgram's results - particularly the finding that the remoteness of the victim affected obedience - relate to some aspects of modern warfare? 3. Can you think of situations when the egoist
Explanation of Five Different Approaches to Psychotherapy (Biomedical, Psychodynamic, Humanistic-Existential, Behavioural and Cognitive)
The solution provides a detailed explanation of 5 (biomedical, psychodynamic, humanistic-existential, behavioural and cognitive) approaches to psychotherapy. The solution contains more than 400 words of text and is a step-by-step explanation of the different approaches to psychotherapy. The response also contains a website link
Discuss the ways in which psychoanalytic, cognitive, behavioral and social cognitive theories have contributed to the study of human development. How has human development improved through these scientific approaches?
What does the humanistic/existential approach say about free will? How does this conflict with what a behaviorist might say? Provide an example that supports each side.
Please help in understanding what the humanistic/existential approach says about free will? Also, how does this conflict with what a behaviorist might say?
After deciding upon the three developmental theories you will compare and contrast, locate research that has been conducted on those developmental theories. You will find research and empirical articles located in the online library. You must click on scholarly, peer-reviewed when searching for your articles. The articles are
Briefly talk about the following: Key Figures, Key Concepts of Personality Formation, Explanation of Disorder Personality, Validity, Comprehensiveness, Applicability, Cultural Utility for Humanistic theory.
A comparison similarities and differences of the major components of each human development theories; such-as the Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development; Super and Harkness' Developmental Niche; John Bowlby and Mary Ainsworthâ??s Integrated Attachment Theory; Erik Eriksonâ??s Psycho-Social Theory; Sigmund Freud's Psychodynam
Analyze the cognitive theories related to aggression and antisocial behavior.
The cognitive developmental theory was developed by Jean Piaget; Lev Vygotsky developed Sociocultural Theory of Development. Eric Erikson is identified with psycho-social development theory eight stages of development. Include whether each theory is classical or contemporary.