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Sept 12 Psych 2060

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Department
Psychology
Course
Psychology 2060
Professor
Tony Vernon
Semester
Fall

Description
Sept 12 – Psych 2060 Course – the study and practice of I/O psychology - Personnel selection - Performance appraisal - Work-related attitudes - Work motivation - Organizational processes - Leadership What is I/O Psychology? - Branch of psychology that applies principles of psych to the workplace - I/O psychologists are able to apply theories to explain/enhance effectiveness of human behavior in the workplace (Can. Psychological Association) Fields 1. Personnel Psychology – focusing on selecting people, training, evaluating VS. 2. Organizational Psychology – social psychology – quality of the environment – group processes, group dynamics, how to get the best out of people, priorities Difference b/w I/O & MBA Programs - I/O Courses – focuses of people Research methods, quantitative methods, employee selection, org. psychology, psychometrics, employee training/development, performance appraisal, job analysis - MBA Courses – focuses on entire aspe
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