This subject emphasises the history, development, and the application of research methods in I/O psychology; and the principles, strategies and their application in the specific area of personnel management. With the increasing pressure on management to increase productivity and reduce costs and, at the same time, establish and maintain a committed and satisfied labour force, the knowledge and implementation of sound personnel practices is critical. Topics include the History of and Research Methods in I/O Psychology as a basis for understanding current practices. In the area of Personnel Psychology the topics include the theory and practical aspects of Criteria and Standards of Decision-Making, Psychological Assessments, Personnel Decisions, Training and Development, and Performance Appraisal.
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.
School of Psychology
Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma of Management Psychology students only
The subject approach assumes the mutual understanding and appreciation of the aspirations and the need for respect of the other party is the best way to achieve the interests of both employer and employee. Topics include the History of I/O Psychology, Research Methods in I/O Psychology, and specifically in the area of Personnel Psychology: Criteria and Standards of Decision-Making, Psychological Assessments, Personnel Decisions, Training and Development, and Performance Appraisal.
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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.