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Intro to io psych


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Intro to io psych

  1. 1. Atty. Harve B. Abella, Esq. 5:30- 6:30PM MWF
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Various names of Industrial/Organizational Psychology </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>I-O Psychology </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Work Psychology </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Work and Organizational Psychology </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Occupational Psychology </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Personnel Psychology </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Talent Assessment </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. What is I/O psychology? <ul><li>The application of psychological principles to the workplace (anywhere people work) </li></ul><ul><li>Helping people do their jobs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Helping employers treat employees fairly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Helping make jobs more interesting and satisfying </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Helping workers to be more productive </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Treating employees fairly <ul><li>Treating people from diverse backgrounds fairly </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Selecting people for jobs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rewarding promotions/raises </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Addressing workplace concerns </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Assessing performance accurately </li></ul>
  5. 5. Making Jobs more interesting & satisfying <ul><li>Designing jobs people will find satisfying </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rewarding work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Safe, efficient work areas </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Motivating employees to perform </li></ul><ul><li>Creating teams that work well together </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Combining diverse talents and perspectives </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Helping people be more productive <ul><li>Designing work patterns that enhance efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Providing skills training and development </li></ul><ul><li>Helping to meet the challenges of competition </li></ul><ul><li>Moving past downsizing </li></ul>
  7. 7. Area of Concern <ul><li>The application of psychological theories, research methods, and intervention strategies to workplace issues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To make organizations more productive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ensures workers are able to lead physically and psychologically healthy lives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HUMAN BEHAVIOR IN THE WORK CONTEXTS </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Definition of I/O Psych <ul><li>Guion 1965 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ the scientific study of the relationship between man and the work of work… in the process of making a living” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Blum & Naylor (1968) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ the application or extension of psychological facts and principles to the problems concerning human beings operating within the context of business and industry” </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. I/O PSYCHOLOGIST <ul><li>SCIENTIST-PRACTITIONER </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use of scientific principles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use of research-based design to generate knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use what you have learned to help organizations address workplace needs and concerns </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HUMAN RESOURCES </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PERSONNEL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CONSULTANTS </li></ul></ul>