industrial psychology


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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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Her varsity stint got her through college at Polytechnic University of the Philippines in Manila, where she graduated with an industrial psychology degree in 1991.
He also has a masters degree in industrial psychology from the Brunswick Institute of Technology in Germany.
In industrial psychology any workforce with low morale is going to scapegoat and think it important that when there is disaster there is someone to blame.
Continuing my academic career, I pursued a master's degree in industrial psychology as a way of learning about the world of work and how to better manage a workforce.
It has been a foundation of industrial psychology ever since and remains relevant to many elements of the CIMA syllabus.
Hargis grew up in Little Rock and got his undergraduate degree in industrial psychology from Hendrix College in Conway and then moved to Detroit to obtain a doctorate in quantitative management from Wayne State University
Dr Ralph Evans, an industrial psychology consultant based in Pretoria, said that based on his experience working for industrial or corporate companies, working for a horrible boss who is always screaming or pulling rank for no valid reason has a detrimental effect on employees' physical and mental health.
For around quarter of a century Rhona Flin, Professor of Applied Psychology and Director of the Industrial Psychology Research Centre at the University of Aberdeen, has been helping make the oil industry a safer place to work.
I am not only looking forward to a Bachelor of Arts degree in Media Studies Honours and Industrial Psychology and to an even brighter future, but also to put what I've learned to good use.
West holds a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial psychology from Drake University.
In this biography, Des Jardins (history, Baruch College) portrays Gilbreth as a pioneer of industrial psychology in her own right with the belief that employers must consider the human needs of workers.

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