In this assignment, you will investigate the significant role of each founding father of industrial/organizational psychology, as well as come to understand the important role that industrial/organizational psychologists play as both researcher and practitioner and the importance of research and statistics in the field.
Complete the Contributions to I/O Psychology worksheet.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper comparing the dual roles of scientist and practitioner that I/O psychologists play. Include the following in your response:
- Specific examples of how research advances the field
- Ethical considerations when conducting this research
- Descriptions of at least two statistical methods used by I/O psychologists, as well as how they are used
Contributions to I/O Psychology
Complete the following table. Your answers in each cell should be at least 1 to 2 sentences in length.
Founders of I/O psychology
Major contributions to the field
Modern application of the founder’s contribution to the field
Walter Dill Scott
Frank and Lillian Gilbreth