Industrial and organizational psychologyPosted by Wikipedia
Industrial and organizational psychology (or I/O psychology) is the study of the behavior of people in the workplace. Industrial and organizational psychology attempts to apply psychological results and methods to aid workers and organizations. It is also known as '''occupational psychology''' (the most common name in the United Kingdom) and '''work psychology''' (the direct translation of the standard term in German, ''Arbeitpsychologie'').
Many industrial and organizational psychologists specialize in “I” aspects (e.g., psychometrics; time and motion studies; labor law) or “O” aspects (e.g., leadership selection, coaching and development; organizational design and change). Some I/O psychologists are academic or non-academic researchers while many others are engaged in practice, holding positions such as:
Milestones in industrial and organizational psychology
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