Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Industrial/ Organizational Psychology
I/O vs Business program
application of psychological principles
examine factors that affect people
use of scientist-practitioner model
Major Subfields
Brief History
Personnel Psychology
Organizational Psychology
Human Factors/ Ergonomics
Important impacts on I/O
World War 1
World War 2
Hawthorne studies
Civil rights legislations
New technologies
Research in I/O
Changing Demographics
Fields of I/O
Employment
Industry
Government
Education
Consulting firms
Educational Requirement
Master's Degree
Master's program
Doctoral program
Why conduct research?
Considerations in Conducting Research
to save organization's money
to make the best decisions
commonsense is often wrong
Ideas
Hypothesis
Theories
Literature Reviews
Location
Research Method
Journal
Trade Magazines
Magazines
Internet
Bridge Publications
Laboratory
Field
Experimental
Quasi-Experiments
Archival Research
Surveys
Meta-analysis
IV
DV
email
fax
phone
personal interviews
mail
internet
magazines
mean effect size
correlation coefficient
difference score
Subject
random sample
convenience sample
random assignment
Statistical Analysis
Correlation
Ethics in I/O
personal judgement
Type A
Type B
positive consequences
negative consequences
rationalizing dilemmas
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