The subject reviews the major theories and practices in the field of industrial and organisational psychology. In the industrial psychology section attention is given to selection and staff training and development with an emphasis on job analysis, the use of test procedures including assessment centres, interviewing, decision strategies, and training. In the organisational psychology section attention is given to the social psychology of the workplace including motivation, leadership, and change facilitation. This subject emphasises the scientist-practitioner approach.
|Faculty||Faculty of Society & Design|
1. Demonstrate understanding of major concepts and historical trends in organisational psychology. 2. Demonstrate comprehension and application of a broad and coherent body of knowledge of Psychology, with depth of understanding of underlying principles, theories and concepts in the discipline, using a scientific approach. 3. Demonstrate basic assessment strategies in situations appropriate to psychological practice and knowledge of psychometric theory and principles of the construction, cultural considerations, implementation and interpretation of some of the more widely used standardised psychological test instruments. 4. Explain how basic psychological intervention strategies can be applied across a range of contexts including consideration of cultural responsiveness. 5. Cultural responsiveness in organisational contexts, including with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures
This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.
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