Contributions to I/O Psychology

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this assignment, you will investigate the significant role of each founding father of industrial/organizational psychology, as well as come to understand the important role that industrial/organizational psychologists play as both researcher and practitioner and the importance of research and statistics in the field.

Complete the Contributions to I/O Psychology worksheet.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper comparing the dual roles of scientist and practitioner that I/O psychologists play. Include the following in your response:

  • Specific examples of how research advances the field
  • Ethical considerations when conducting this research
  • Descriptions of at least two statistical methods used by I/O psychologists, as well as how they are used

Contributions to I/O Psychology PSY/435 Version 7 University of Phoenix Material Contributions to I/O Psychology Complete the following table. Your answers in each cell should be at least 1 to 2 sentences in length. Founders of I/O psychology Major contributions to the field Modern application of the founder’s contribution to the field Hugo Munsterberg Walter Dill Scott Frederick Taylor Frank and Lillian Gilbreth References Copyright © 2016 by University of Phoenix. All rights reserved. 1

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Contributions to I/O Psychology
PSY/435 Version 7

University of Phoenix Material
Contributions to I/O Psychology
Complete the following table. Your answers in each cell should be at least 1 to 2 sentences in length.
Founders of I/O psychology

Major contributions to the field

Modern application of the
founder’s contribution to the
field

Hugo Munsterberg

Hugo Münsterberg chose applied
psychology as his area of
specialization with a major
concentration on forensic, clinical
and industrial psychology. He
suggested that psychology is
mandatory industrial performance
hence managers should hire
workers with stable mentalities as
stated in his 1913 book
Psychology and Industrial
Efficiency.

Hugo Münsterberg’s theories
and thoughts have been
applied in several relevant
areas like the legal field,
psychotherapy and workplace
decisions.

Walter Dill Scott

Scott is attributed as the first
psychologist to give an insightful
examination of the relationship
between psychology and
advertising.

It is very evident that Scott's
work was positively received
in the industrial world.
Advertisements have become
part of our daily lives in every
economic field there is.

Coming up with the scientific
management theory was a
breakthrough to the industrial
world and specifically business
management. Taylor emphasized
the importance of efficiency in the
workplace, a behavior that can
only be supported by the
management.

Maximum productivity can
only be achieved when the
management does its part.
Taylor’s theory has been
widely applied in forming a
basis for the need for
employee motivation in
industries.

. As industrial engineers, the two
represent modernist
rationalization through the theory
that a workplace should be
consistent and regulated which
gives a result to the most valued
attribute, efficiency.

Many organizations have
understood the importance of
havin...

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