Industrial Pysch Study Guide

Industrial Pysch Study Guide - Introduction to I/O...

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Introduction to I/O Psychology Study Outline I. Organizations and Change A.Growth Phases (Entrepreneurial, Growth, Maturity, Revival, Decline) B.Models of Organizations B.1. Classical (Bureaucratic) – best method B.2. Contingency Theory – match to environment B.3. Open Systems Theory B.3.1. Inputs, transformation, outputs, negative feedback loop B.3.2. Cyclical transformation of energy B.3.3. Emphasis on super systems, systems, subsystems B.3.4. Equifinality C.Structure of Organizations C.1. Degree of hierarchy and degree of coupling across units C.2. Functional organization – differentiation based on function C.3. Divisional organization – based on markets or products C.4. Matrix organization – based on program by function teams D.Alignment Model of Diagnosis: Do inputs, design components and outputs fit? D.1. Inputs D.1.1. General Environment D.1.2. Industry structure D.2. Design Components 1
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D.2.1. Strategy D.2.2. Technology D.2.3. Structure D.2.4. Measurement systems D.2.5. HR systems D.2.6. Culture (values, assumptions, norms, artifacts, myths) D.3. Outputs D.3.1. Organization Effectiveness E.Types of Change E.1. Incremental (organization development, evolutionary) E.2. Revolutionary (discontinuous) F. Resistance to Change F.1. Attraction – Selection – Attrition Framework F.2. Fog of Change F.3. Espoused versus Enacted theories in use F.4. Organizational Learning – single versus double loop II. Training: formal procedures which a company utilizes to facilitate learning so that the resultant behavior contributes to the attainment of the company’s goals and objectives A.Needs Assessment (analysis): process to determine training objectives A.1. Organization analysis – fit of training objectives with the goals of the organization 2
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A.2. Task Analysis – determining tasks performed and KSAOs that are necessary for performance of tasks A.3. Person analysis – determining gaps in
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