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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.
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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.
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This study confirms the viability of industrial and organizational psychology as a career option and current and future students of the discipline can be confident that the programs offered by the four universities in New Zealand are preparing them well for establishing careers within the discipline.
A previous version of this paper was presented at the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology meetings, Orlando, FL.
The new phone books are in!' For those of us who are no psychologists, and have not been reading Volumes 1 through 9 of the series, Volume 10 of the International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology might look more like a phone book on first glance than a book we would be excited about.
Emerging trends and vexing issues in industrial and organizational psychology. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 47, 129-153.
I can hardly recall a British Psychological Society (BPS) Occupational Psychology conference, or indeed an American Psychological Association (APA) Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) conference, in which this issue has not arisen in one guise or another, and it is a recurrent theme in the literature (e.g.
Sinclair and Britt (industrial and organizational psychology and social and organizational psychology, Clemson U.) bring together researchers from the US and Canada for 11 chapters that examine the role, influencing factors, and building of resilience among military personnel.
Work in the twenty first century: An introduction to industrial and organizational psychology: International edition.
Koppes (Ed.), Historical perspectives in industrial and organizational psychology. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
The three volumes cover testing and assessment respectively in industrial and organizational psychology, in clinical and counseling psychology, and in school psychology and education.
Judgment and decision-making: Relevance to industrial and organizational psychology. In N.
Part of series on trends in management theory from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, this collection of eleven articles examines issues relating to nepotism in organizations, and provides a science-based look at the effects of these practices on organizational efficacy.
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