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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.
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(Psychology) the scientific study of human behaviour and cognitive processes in relation to the working environment
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the application of psychological principles and techniques to business and industrial problems, as in the development of training programs.
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The study of the effects of such things as working conditions, stress, morale, and rewards on the efficiency of workers.
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|Noun||1.||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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