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industrial psychology

n.
The branch of applied psychology that is concerned with efficient management of an industrial labor force and especially with problems encountered by workers in a mechanized environment.

industrial psychologist n.

industrial psychology

n
(Psychology) the scientific study of human behaviour and cognitive processes in relation to the working environment

indus′trial psychol′ogy


n.
the application of psychological principles and techniques to business and industrial problems, as in the development of training programs.
[1915–20]

industrial psychology

The study of the effects of such things as working conditions, stress, morale, and rewards on the efficiency of workers.
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Noun1.industrial psychology - any of several branches of psychology that seek to apply psychological principles to practical problems of education or industry or marketing etc.industrial psychology - any of several branches of psychology that seek to apply psychological principles to practical problems of education or industry or marketing etc.
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The Centre is managed by a Registered Industrial Psychologist supported by Omani team members who are all qualified and accredited to administer and interpret psychometric assessments.
Being on top of deadlines is almost universally a good thing," one industrial psychologist told us.
When I was an industrial psychologist for New York Life, we put together a results-focused path that produced better performance in the beginning and tolerated zero at the end.
He utilized his background as a counseling Industrial Psychologist to assist the women at York Prison to become prepared for a job prior to leaving prison.
Louis, uses a session with an industrial psychologist as part of the hiring process.
Dr Michael Aamodt, an industrial psychologist at Radford University in Virginia, came up with the formula to work out the likelihood of success of a marriage based on the occupation of one of the partners.
Rose concludes this issue by remarking that, on reflection, the concept of maximum productivity was the mark of an industrial psychologist of a past generation.
Thomas Diamante, an industrial psychologist and senior vice president at CCA.
More than 15 years ago, reports Schrock, industrial psychologist Charles Bigelow discovered that we read computer screens nearly 30 percent slower than we read print.
That Mathie, who is now an industrial psychologist, is capable of spinning a good yarn there is no doubt, and his descriptions of the landscape can be evocative.
They then, apparently without irony, describe in positive terms the example of an industrial psychologist who persuaded workers to accept piecework because he was trusted.

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