PSY 3490: Industrial Organizational Psychology


Provides an analytical understanding of industrial/ organizational (I/O) psychology, one of the major applied areas of psychology. Examines the diverse field that addresses the human side of organizations.


  1. Differentiate the field of industrial-organizational (I-O) psychology from other specializations in psychology.
  2. Analyze objective and subjective measures of job performance.
  3. Evaluate the methods that I-O psychologists use to select employees for jobs.
  4. Apply common training methods to the workplace.
  5. Examine the individual, team, and organizational factors that impact training effectiveness.
  6. Analyze employee and environmental factors impacting performance.
  7. Evaluate how stressors impact employees and organizations.
  8. Interpret best practices for team-building and for avoiding groupthink.


  1. PSY 1010


Work in the 21st century: An introduction to industrial and organizational psychology (Rev: 5th ed.)

Publisher: Wiley (2016)
Author: Landy, F. J., & Conte, J. M.
ISBN: 9781118976272
Price: $138.03

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