One may view industrial/organizational psychology as the merger of industry, organization, and its relation to psychology. Industrial relates to industry, referencing, “the economic activity concerned with the processing of raw materials and manufacture of goods in factories.” The organization is “an organized body of people with a particular purpose, especially a business, society, or association.” Psychology represents the scientific study of behavior and mind. Industrial/organizational psychology is the merger of these three entities into a single scientific discipline.
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It is the influence of personality characteristics affecting our social and occupational choices. The development of personality characteristics occurs not during one but each developmental stage of the lifespan. This book discusses such theories as those belonging to Erik Erikson, Abraham Maslow, Carl Rogers, Sigmund Freud, Erich Fromm, and Gordon Allport, among other theorists. The greatest focus of the book centers on Gordon Allport and Erich Fromm and his humanistic psychoanalysis.
The book discusses different aspects of measurement and assessment including the psychological interview and psychological test along with the role ethics can play among such a process. It is of importance when developing a new measure to incorporate one's knowledge of statistics. The question of utility in diagnosis arises and of the utility of psychometrics and cultural competence to a test. A career/business assessment occurs along with an assessment of learning disability.
Despite Freud primarily regarding himself as a scientist, his definition of science somewhat varies from the traditional notions of modern psychologists. Freud's reliance is increasingly on deductive reasoning as opposed to rigorous methods of research, and his observations are subjective, corresponding to a relatively minimal sample of patients mostly comprising the upper and upper-middle classes.
The Case of John Hinckley (Borderline Personality Disorder) discusses the life and times of John Hinckley from his normal childhood to his attack on the President, Ronald Reagan. Hinckley would become a bit of a drifter moving from place to place and somewhere along the line would seem to lose touch with reality.
Melanie Klein's object relations theory is built on careful observations of young children. The emphasis of Freud is on the first four to six years of life, contrasting the accentuation of Klein on the first four to six months of life.
Alfred Adler was not a man driven mad by ambition, nor was he a terrorist. Individual psychology, a construction of Alfred Adler, rests heavily on the notion of social interest presenting an optimistic view of the individual. It is differences such as the optimistic outlook of the individual of Adler that create a tenuous relationship between Adler and Freud.
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The Case of Daniel Paul Schreber: Paranoid Schizophrenia documents the rise and fall of Daniel Schreber, from his appointing to the Supreme Court of judges to his long-term commitment to the psychiatric unit. The bizarre thoughts and delusions Schreber would experience may have been the result of the authoritarian parenting style of his father, Dr. Schreber. As a patient of Sigmund Freud, Freud would use Schreber's memoirs in formation of his psychoanalytic theory. The painful end to Daniel Schreber's life would result in spending 12 of his final 17 years confined to the hospital's psychiatric unit.
The Case of Theodore (Ted) Bundy discusses the life of Ted Bundy from his apparent somewhat normal childhood to his murderous rampage and up to his death, a sentenced electrocution. Ted Bundy known as a compulsive liar, it is suspected would possess a more troubled childhood than he would admit. Despite confessing eventually to 30 murders speculation is Ted would continue to hide the murder of one of his neighbors, a little eight year old girl, when he was only fifteen.
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This book acts as a long, drawn-out project that over time reveals pertinent information among certain perpetrators. Serial killers and mass murderers alike tend to be white males. They are usually young but not all - just some are so young the average age drops substantially. Serial killing is often a means of engaging in some sort of sexually sadistic act, but not always.
This audiobook documents the lives of Gary Leon Ridgway and John Wayne Gacy from their childhoods to their villainous murder sprees and eventual arrest and captureRidgway would possess the largest death toll of any one serial killer within the United States. Despite this, upon Ridgway's criminal conviction he would make a plea bargain in assisting in the search for the remains of 41 of Ridgway's other victims.
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The available resources within workforce planning may be an underappreciated commodity. This may be especially so when employees are not viewed as knowledge workers in which case their attrition can be a benefit to the organization. On the other hand, the knowledge worker even beyond his or her retirement age, may need to use incentive in maintaining their skill sets. In allocating human resources, there is much to consider in how the benefits to the organization can affect the costs.
The development of industrial/organizational psychology within the United States is a slow-moving process. The earliest history of this development occurs between the years 1900 -1929. Spawning this early development among I/O psychology is the birth of the APA in 1892. Sharing credit for the creation of industrial/organizational psychology is Walter Dill Scott along with Hugo Munsterberg. The first doctorate within the field is awarded to Bruce V. Moore in 1921. By 1920, only 50 practicing I/O psychologists exist.
As the title may imply the book concentrates much of its focus on the integrative complexity within antitheses. Integrative complexity is the extent to which a person reasons about issues in a sophisticated and integrative manner. An antithesis is a statement or argument made in direct contrast of another. The integrative complexity of an argument may make its antithesis difficult; regardless, an argument of direct contrast to another does exist.
The book discusses different aspects of measurement and assessment including the psychological interview and psychological test along with the role ethics can play in such a process. It is of importance when developing a new measure to incorporate one's knowledge of statistics. The question of utility in diagnosis arises and of the utility of psychometrics and cultural competence to a test. A career/business assessment occurs along with an assessment of learning disability.
It seems as if most of behavioral science students and researchers seem to be partial to general psychology. Most of us possess of a psychology background making understanding of the study of behavior and mind simpler. Still, evil satanic three headed dog warriors seem to drive psychology into our brains in the application of the complex task of gaining expertise within the domain. The results are rather messy.
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Motivation in the workplace may act as the driving force directing organization members toward set targets. When one should consider motivation among the workplace, what may first come to mind is monetary incentive. This, of course, is not the only form of incentive initiating motivation in the workplace. Other forms of incentive exist in praise or greater decision making in organization activities.
This audiobook dissects the American Psychological Association (APA) Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct and provides a discussion of the principles of ethics from various avenues.
One theory, thousands of hypotheses making hypotheses more specific and not to be confused with one another. Theories much like the theorists who form them differ for various reasons including culture, education, experience, and experimentation. An adequate theory allows for concrete uniqueness of motives, meaning motives are not sexual or aggressive, yet concrete just for the sake of doing so. Theories generate research and organize observations.