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Applied Fields: Work and Industry

Introduction

Very broadly, one might say that wherever people are busy there is a chance and a need for psychological assessment. However, it is impossible to name all fields in work and industry which are open for psychological assessment. The psychological assessor just has to look at the world of work and industry around him in order to find out what he might contribute. This may be done in terms of theories and constructs which allow evaluations of work and industriousness, by instruments which operationalize constructs and measures that are reliable and valid or in terms of methods, designs, and results to present to a customer or a team of experts.

One approach to systematize assessment in applied fields in general, and of work and organization in ...

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