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PSY 2228 Industrial Organizational Psychology

Introduction to the theories and practices of psychology in the workplace, including human resource management, organizational science, and human factors engineering. Specific topics include motivation and satisfaction, group decision making and development, leadership, workplace politics, employee selection and training, work-related stress, performance appraisal systems, and organizational improvement.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Psychology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: PSY 1100 


  • Describe impact of selection procedures, training programs, and performance appraisal systems on personnel function.
  • Explain the relationship between organizational psychology theories and the development of organizational systems.
  • Explain theories and concepts related to leadership, group processes, personnel management, human relations, and job analysis.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3