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I/O PSYCHOLOGY

- branch of psychology that deals with workplace
- work to increase organization's efficiency and functionality be iproving performance and wellbeing of people

2

Dill Scott

- 1st people to apply psychology principles to business via advertising
- helped military with psycchology and personnel selection

3

Landsberger

- coined the Hawthorne effect in 1955
- peoples performance changes when they know they are being observed e.g. when Landsberge went to observe old data

4

Sherif

- Robber's cave experiment
- 2 groups of 12 years old
- 3 phase of group dynamics
1) in group phase where people bond
2) friction where 2 groups become competitive
3) integration phase in which 2 teams had to work together toward common goals
= revelaed strategies for conflict resoltuion

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Sociotechnical system

- method of work design that acknowleges interaction between people and technology in workplace

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Sunk cost

- expense that has been incurred and not removed
- best strategy is to ignore these when making decisions, because money is already spent and irrelevent to future