Industrial and Organizational Psychology

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Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Industrial and organizational psychology (also known as I–O psychology, industrial–organizational psychology, industrial psychology, work psychology, organizational psychology, or personnel psychology) is the scientific study of employees, workplaces, and organizations. Industrial–organizational psychologists contribute to an organization's success by improving the performance and well-being of its people. An I–O psychologist researches and identifies how behaviors and attitudes can be improved through hiring practices, training programs, and feedback systems. I–O psychology can also be viewed as the equivalent of the economics concept of human capital.

An applied science, I–O psychology is represented by Division 14 of the American Psychological Association, known formally as the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP).

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FIRST Scholarship - Tulane University $30,000 December 14, 2016
Ford Foundation Predoctoral Diversity Fellowship $24,000 January 10, 2017
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FIRST Scholarship - Pacific University $2,500 February 28, 2017
Hugo du Coudray Blue Denim Scholarship $2,000 February 01, 2017
William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students Up to $4,000 March 17, 2017
Rob McCarvel Memorial Scholarship $1,000 February 01, 2017
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College of Science and Engineering/Associated Students Scholarship $1,000 February 16, 2017