Sex: refers only to those inborn biological characteristics relation to reproduction, such as sex chromosomes or sex organs. Gender: refers to psychological characteristics and social categories that human culture creates. Doing gender: we express our ge
Chapter 1: Historical Background of Industrial Organizational (I/O) Psychology
Areas of I/O in addition to clinical
1. APA 54 divisions
2. Functions of the APA American Psychological Society (APS)
3. SIOP Division 14
a. SIOP: the profession
Chapter 2: Research Methods in I/O Psychology
Three Goals of Science
3. Question why?/Explain
a. Such as why does an organization have high turn over verse low turn over?
Five Steps in the Empirical Research Process
Criteria: Standards for Decision Making
Criteria: Evaluative standards
1. Criteria: Evaluative standards by which objects, individuals, procedures or collectivities are assessed
for the purpose of ascertaining their quality
a. Making judgments
PSYC361 Chapter 4
Predictors: Psychological Assessments
1. Predictor: Any variable used to forecast a criterion
2. A reference point in making a judgment
3. Psychometric: the measurement of properties of the mind
a. Assessing the quality of p
PSYC361: Chapter 5
The Social Context for Personnel Decisions
a. Favoritism toward family members in hiring and promoting employees
b. Viewed negatively in western cultures, positively in some non-western cu
Chapter 11: Workplace Psychological Health
Origins of Workplace Health
1. 1930s- Mental hygiene addressed affective and emotional issues associated with work.
2. 1965- Workplace psychological health was legitimized by Arthur Kornhauser: Mental Health of t
This is a 3-part question that is worth 9 points in total.
Before beginning, select one behavior to create lasting positive change. Practice your selected behavior
DAILY for 15 30 minutes. Track daily in a word document what you did and learned each day.
PSYC361: Chapter 7
What is performance management?
1. Process of how org manages and makes an alignment of resources to achieve high performance
2. Reasons for performance appraisal
a. Synonymous with behavior what
Chapter 9: Teams and Teamwork
1. Definition: A social aggregation in which a limited number of individuals interact on a regular basis to
accomplish a set of shared objectives for which they have mutual responsibility.
2. Minimum of 2
3. Team Definit
What theory of motivation is being described in the marshmallow experiment?
Write a minimum of 1 paragraph, including at least 4 sentences.
What information do you have to prove that the particular theory you
PSYC361: Chapter 6
1. Training: Greater emphasis on skill and knowledge enhancement
a. Continually learn new skills
2. Importance of learning has ascended
3. From Director of Training and Development to Chief Learning Of
PSYC361 Chapter 13: Leadership
1. Bennis described leadership through a metaphor.
a. Leadership is grounded in a relationship. In its simplest form, it is a tripod leader of leaders,
followers, and the common goal that they want to ach
Chapter 12: Work Motivation
1. Refers to the domain of motivational processes directed to the realm of
2. Pinder- Work motivation is a set of energetic forces that originate both within as well as beyond an
individuals being, to initiate w
Dear Mr. Hank Adamson, I have been informed of the disruption spreading throughout the company, caused by the exposure of workers salary from an ex-employee. This public display of salaries reveals discrepancies in the organizations compensatory system, w
INTRO Cause: malicious ex-employee exposes everyones salaries, revealing discrepancies in the compensatory system, and igniting outrage from company workers. Public salary system Nowadays it is harder to keep salary confidentiality with modern technology
Stereotypes: the beliefs that we associate with particular groups of people. Thoughts about a social group that may not correspond to reality. Gender stereotypes: the beliefs that we associate with males and females. Prejudice: a negative attitude or emo
Background on gender development Prenatal period: the time before birth. Sex organs develop during this period. Infancy: the period between birth and 18 months of life The 23rd pair of chromosomes is the sex chromosomes- the chromosomes that determine whe
Puberty and Menstruation Adolescence: a transition phase between childhood and adulthood. Puberty: the age at which a young person becomes physically capable of sexual reproduction Menarche: the beginning of menstruation Most girls enter puberty between t
Social and cultural explanations play a more important role than biology does. Biases that have a powerful effect when psychologists conduct research about either women or gender comparisons: o Peoples expectations can influence results. Researchers who
Nonverbal communication: refers to all human communication that does not use words, such as eye and hand movements, tone of voice, facial expression, and even how far you stand from another person. Both verbal and nonverbal communication are essential in
Dating and living together Regan and Bershceid: asked undergrads to rank a variety of personal characteristics in terms of their desirability for a partner for sexual activity vs. a partner for a long-term relationship. o Both men and women ranked physica
Background on womens sexuality Theoretical perspectives: o Essentialism: argues that gender is a basic, stable characteristic that resides within an individual. Essentialists say that all women share the same psychological characteristics. o Social constr
Pregnancy The egg and sperm unite in the fallopian tube The fertilized egg implants itself on the uterine wall Placenta: an organ that's connected to the growing embryo and allows oxygen and nutrients to pass from the mother to the embryo Only 65% of preg
PSYC 336/ WMST 336
Fall 2008 Review Sheet: Final Exam
I believe that this list is pretty complete, but I cant guarantee that everything on here will be on the test or that something on the test is not here. Some questions are factual, others require you t
Feminism: the principle that women should be highly regarded as human beings. It is a belied system in which womens experiences and ideas are valued; feminists emphasize that women and men should be socially, economically, and legally equal. Males can be
Feminism: the principle that women should be highly regarded as human beings.
It is a belied system in which womens experiences and ideas are valued; feminists emphasize that women and men should be socially, economically, and legally equal. Males can be
Gender development Gender constancy: Influenced by Piagets cognitive development theory; introduced by Kohlberg. The idea that the development of sex roles depends in large part on a child's understanding that gender remains constant throughout a
54 divisions of the APA. Founded in 1892 Society for I/O psychology is division 14 American Psychological Society (APS) I/O psychology: Application or extension of psychological facts and principles to the problems concerning human beings operating withi