industrial psychology

industrial psychology
the application of psychological principles and techniques to business and industrial problems, as in the selection of personnel or development of training programs.

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  • industrial psychology — inˌdustrial psyˈchology noun [uncountable] HUMAN RESOURCES the study of how people behave at work, and the relationships between workers, managers, and trade union S; = OCCUPATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY * * * industrial psychology UK US noun [U] ( …   Financial and business terms

  • industrial psychology — noun any of several branches of psychology that seek to apply psychological principles to practical problems of education or industry or marketing etc. • Syn: ↑applied psychology • Hypernyms: ↑psychology, ↑psychological science * * * noun : the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • industrial psychology — noun Date: 1917 the application of the findings and methods of experimental, clinical, and social psychology to industrial concerns • industrial psychologist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • industrial psychology — See industrial and organizational psychology …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • industrial psychology — indus′trial psychol′ogy n. psl the application of psychological principles and techniques to business and industrial problems, as in the development of training programs • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • industrial psychology — psychologist dealing with the development of job training programs and figuring out determinants of consumer behavior …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Промышленная психология (industrial psychology) — Отрасль психологии, занимающаяся научным изучением поведения людей на рабочих местах и/или применением психол. знаний на производстве, называется П. п. Эта сфера крайне нуждается и в расширении базы знаний о том, как люди ведут себя во время… …   Психологическая энциклопедия

  • industrial and organizational psychology — industrial psychology; organizational psychology The application of psychological concepts to the issues and problems that arise in business, industry, and other organizational settings. An understanding of individual and group psychology is… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • industrial psychologist — industrial psychologist, a specialist in industrial psychology: »Industrial psychologists try to understand how workers behave on the job, why they behave as they do, and how to make jobs more rewarding to workers, to industry, and to society… …   Useful english dictionary

  • psychology — /suy kol euh jee/, n., pl. psychologies. 1. the science of the mind or of mental states and processes. 2. the science of human and animal behavior. 3. the sum or characteristics of the mental states and processes of a person or class of persons,… …   Universalium

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