This study guide is a collection of problems from the end of the chapter exercises. If you
complete the items and understand the concepts, you will have no problem succeeding on the
exam. Plus, if you complete the study guide items that are in red font (s
HR Planning activities org does to look into the future and forecast what the organization and labor
market will look like in the future
what kinds of ppl (KSAOs) will the org need?
What will the labor market look like?
o lots of ppl well need, not en
Chapter 13: Leadership and Power in Organizations
What is Leadership?
A leader is the one in charge or the boss of other people.
Sources of Influence and Power
French and Ravens (1959) Bases of Power
Power the ability to influence other people
Intro to Org Psych
Everything covered so far generally considered more I psych
more aligned w/traditional business concerns re job performance, efficiency
Org Psych concerned more w/understanding & applying knowledge of human bEHAVIOR
to solve org proble
E. Training methods
1. There is not a BEST way to train. These methods can be used in combination.
a. The best training programs are flexible, adapting to trainees and content.
2. Audiovisual instruction presents materials on audiotape, videotape, DVD, or
Chapter 14: Organizational Development and Theory
Organizational Development one of a family of methods used to improve the functioning of organizations
Change Agent the person or persons who implements the changes in organizati
Chapter 12: Work Groups and Work Teams
Work Groups versus Work Teams
Work Group 2 or more individuals who interact and share common task goals
Work Team a work group in which members have interdependent tasks and individual task-related roles
A work team
VII. Self-Efficacy Theory
A. Self-efficacy is the belief that one is capable of accomplishing a task.
B. Self efficacy theory states that motivation and performance are partly determined by how
effective people believe they can be.
People who believe they
A circadian rhythm is a rhythm that is about
a day in length.
The main biological clock in mammals is the
suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) of the
Lesioning the SCN in rats abolishes the no
Visible lightthe adequate stimulus for vision
is a part of the electromagnetic spectrum.
electromagnetic spectrum includes a variety of
These range from gamma rays at one extreme of
frequency to the radi
Review from last class
Basic eye anatomy
Transduction of visual information
Form vision is the detection of an objects
boundaries and features (such as texture).
The visual cortex contains a Retinotopic
Taste Pathway and Motivation
Animals depend on the chemical senses to identify
nourishment, poison, or potential mate.
Oldest and most common sensory system
Genetics: Adenine, Guanine, Thymine, Cytosine
A G T C
Hereditability of alcohol 50%
SNPs AGTG single nucleotide is being switched by the base.
Epigenetics some molecular mechanism that is effecting gene
Some basic emotions include:
Emotions are biologically-based
responses to situations that are seen as
personally relevant. They are shaped by
learning, and usu
Neurobiology of anxiety and
Adaptive response to threatening situations
Many fears innate and species-specific.
Other fears learned
Caused by inappropriate expression of fear
Cognition involves thinking, memory, reasoning,
problem solving, etc.
Cognitive disorders are one class of mental disorders
in which some of these processes are impaired
Includes schizophrenia (will not be discus
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Final Personality Analysis
Looking back at my NEO-FFM test results I can agree all over again that it was very
accurate when comparing the results to my every day and overall life. My results generally
Chapter 3: Job Analysis
What is Job Analysis?
Job Analysis a method for describing jobs and characteristics necessary for jobs
There are 3 elements that comprise a formal job analysis:
The procedure must be systematic. This means the analyst specifies a p
Chapter 6: Selecting Employees
Planning Acquiring Applicants Selecting Applicants Hiring
The Planning of Human Resource Needs
In order for an organization to stay healthy, it must have a steady supply of human resources or people.
Human resource plans mus
Chapter 2: Research Methods in I/O Psychology
Every study begins with a research question.
The question defines the goal or objective of the study, as well as the phenomena of interest.
Hypothesis a researchers guess about the outcome o
Chapter 5: Assessment Methods for Selection and Placement
Psychological Test a sample of behavior assessed under standardized conditions to measure characteristics of
The reliability and validity of m
Chapter 1: Introduction
What is I/O Psychology?
Psychology is the science of human and nonhuman behavior, cognition, emotion, and motivation.
I/O psychology is concerned with both psychological science (experimental psychology) and application to
Chapter 9: Feelings about Work: Job Attitudes and Emotions
The Nature of Job Satisfaction
Job Satisfaction a persons attitudes and feelings about his or her job and facets of the job
There have been 2 approaches to the study of job satisfaction the global
Chapter 7: Training
Conduct training needs assessment set objectives design training deliver training evaluate training
A needs assessment is conducted to determine which employees need training and what the content of their
Chapter 4: Performance Appraisal
Why Do We Appraise Employees?
Most large organizations appraise employee job performance at least once per year.
Performance data can be used for administrative decisions, employee development and feedback, and research
Chapter 8: Theories of Employee Motivation
What is Motivation?
Motivation the underlying force that explains why people engage in a behavior
Work Motivation Theories
Need theory says that people are motivated to acquire certain categories of things, such