PSY 197- Midterm Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 61 pages long!)

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PSY 197
MIDTERM EXAM
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PSY 197 – Lecture 1
Projects for the Semester
Scale Development
Case Study
Focal Article Presentation
Research Proposal (15 pages)
What is I/O Psych?
Two core values:
Economical values
I/O psych focuses on employee’s job performance
Economical contributions to organizations and employees
Emphasized on ways prompting successful employees
Humanistic Values
I/O Psychology also focuses on employee’s well-being health in general, motivation,
etc because we want employees to be proactive and happy
Healthy and safe work environment
Emphasized on ways prompting happy and healthy employee
This core is what distinguish us from business
Hierarchical Structures
1. Research Methods Statistics
2. I/O Psychology Areas Theories
3. Applications – practice in real life
Two Sides
Industrial Psychology
Performance modeling – different people have different definition on performance
Personnel Selection – make predictions about behavior and workplace outcomes
Training and Development – where, who, how
Performance Appraisal – how to fairly evaluate the performance
Organizational Psychology
Originated later than industrial psych, they are sisters
Abilities, skills, knowledge and other attributes might predict their job performance.
However, if they don't perform as well as they should, then something must be missing, ex:
motivation
Work Motivation
Work Attitude – evaluation about self and task
Leadership – interpersonal power
Organizational Change
Occupational Health
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Teams
SPSS Proficiency
Descriptive
Correlation
Regression
T-test
ANOVA
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