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Applied Fields: Organizations

Introduction

Psychologists interested in describing, diagnosing or changing organizational behaviour are compelled to assess psychological properties of organizations at some stage of their work. It is for this reason that, as in other applied fields, multiple approaches and techniques concerning psychological assessment have been developed and used in organizations. This entry aims to describe a multilevel psychological assessment, adopting a social systems perspective. To this end, we define psychological assessment of organizations, analyse how it is implemented at different levels, and present future perspectives.

Concept and Objectives of Organizational Assessment

Psychological assessment of organizations refers to the measure of human behaviour in organizations using scientific instruments. The primary objective of this assessment is to describe the organization as an individual and collective behaviour system accurately. However, psychological measures ...

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