industrial psychology

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in·dus·tri·al psy·chol·o·gy

the application of the principles of psychology to problems in business and industry.

industrial psychology

The branch of applied psychology that is concerned with efficient management of an industrial labor force and especially with problems encountered by workers in a mechanized environment.

industrial psychologist n.

industrial psychology

Etymology: L, industria, diligence
the application of psychological principles and techniques to the problems of business and industry, including the selection of personnel, the motivation of workers, and the development of training programs. See also applied psychology.
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For advanced students, academics and researchers, as well as professional psychologists and managers, this series remains the most authoritative and current guide to new developments and established knowledge in the field of industrial and organizational psychology.
These are important subjects for companies and corporations as well as students enrolled in the MA degree program in Industrial and Organizational Psychology," added Luskin.
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The three volumes addressing industrial and organizational psychology contain a total of 63 fully-developed contributed chapters (with references), arranged thematically.
The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) is an international group of 7,000 industrial-organizational psychologists whose members study and apply scientific principles concerning people in the workplace.
Professional memberships include the American Psychological Association, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and the Society of Consulting Psychology.
For use in college courses, this textbook describes the fundamentals of industrial and organizational psychology.
He also holds a master's degree and doctorate in industrial and organizational psychology from Wayne State University.
They will be among the featured presenters at the third annual Leading Edge Consortium, entitled "Enabling Innovation in Organizations" and hosted by the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) October 26-27 in Kansas City, MO.
The book is meant for researchers and practitioners in industrial and organizational psychology, human resources, health psychology, public health, and employee assistance programs, or as a graduate textbook.
He also served as president of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Division 14 of the American Psychological Association during the 1998 / 1999 term.

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