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. Examine the methods that industrial-organizational (I-O) psychologists use to select employees for jobs.
  4. Evaluate common training methods utilizing workplace scenarios.
  5. Analyze employee and environmental factors impacting performance.
  6. Analyze how stressors impact employees and organizations.
  7. Interpret social dynamics of groups in organizations.


  1. PSY 1010


Work in the 21st century: An introduction to industrial and organizational psychology (Rev: 6th ed.)

Publisher: Wiley (2019)
Author: Conte, J. M., & Landy, F. J.
ISBN: 9781119493419
Price: (No information available)

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