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Running head: Personnel Psychology and Human Resource Management1Personnel Psychology and Human Resource ManagementPsych/642 Personnel PsychologyPersonnel Psychology and Human Resource ManagementDiscuss the role of Personnel Psychology in the workplacePersonnel psychology is part of industrial and organizational psychology which focused on gathering the staff and their mental status and work relations regarding their personnel.
Personnel Psychology and Human Resource Management2According to Landy & Conte (2012), “the topical areas of personnel psychology also can be cast into an open-systems model such as job analysis and evaluation, workforce planning, recruitment, initial screening, selection, training, performance management, and organizational exit are a network of sequential, interdependent decisions, with feedback loops interconnecting all phases in the process.” Personnel psychology expert skills can range from workplaces to educational or government institutions to businesses. Personnel psychologists tend to work with employees that are already in the organization by ensuring that the workers are pleased with theirworkplace and the relationships between the management and other worker are going smoothly. The role of personnel psychology is to identify the personality traits that show that an applicant is suitable for the intended position, the reliability of the applicant and the probability that the candidate will enjoy his work. By utilizing proper psychology tools, personnel psychologists can figure out what type of person is suitable for an organization.Compare and contrast personnel psychology and Human Resources Management.