What Is Industrial Organizational Psychology? - Definition, History & Topics


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Industrial/organizational psychology focuses on improving:

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1. Industrial/organizational psychology has been around for approximately:

2. Which of the following is not an important part of the industrial side of I/O psychology:

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand Industrial/Organizational psychology in this quiz and worksheet combo. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of the history and focus of Industrial/Organizational psychology.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Focus of Industrial/Organizational psychology
  • How long Industrial/Organizational psychology has been around
  • Important aspect of the industrial side of Industrial/Organizational psychology
  • Focus of the organizational side of Industrial/Organizational psychology
  • What Industrial/Organizational psychologists understand about people

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Industrial/Organizational psychology lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the industrial side of Industrial/Organizational psychology
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the factors of the industrial side of Industrial/Organizational psychology

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to Industrial/Organizational psychology, read through the lesson titled What is Industrial/Organizational Psychology? - Definition, History & Topics. This lesson will help you:

  • Define Industrial/Organizational psychology
  • Review the history of Industrial/Organizational psychology
  • Identify examples of the industrial and organizational sides of Industrial/Organizational psychology