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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.
(Psychology) the scientific study of human behaviour and cognitive processes in relation to the working environment
the application of psychological principles and techniques to business and industrial problems, as in the development of training programs.
The study of the effects of such things as working conditions, stress, morale, and rewards on the efficiency of workers.