Industrial and organizational psychology, which is also known as occupational psychology, organizational psychology, or work and organizational psychology; is an applied discipline within psychology. Industrial, work and organizational psychology (IWO) is the broader global term for the field internationally.
What Will You Learn?
- By the end of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the following:
- Describe major topics and subspecialties including critical theory and research finding that have defined the field of I/O psychology
- Describe the complicated systems of individual and group psychological processes involved in the world of work
- Connect the basic principles of I/O psychology to personnel and human resources management within the organization
- Describe the ways in which individual career choices and work-life success can be improved through the benefits of I/O psychology e. Use APA style writing and to enhance psychological writing.
Introduction and overview
History of I/O psychology
I/O psychology as a science
Data analysis and interpretation