Industrial and organizational (I-O) psychology, psychology of the workplace, focuses on topics such as identifying an optimal set of tasks for any given job, training, motivation, choosing the right people for hiring or promoting, attitudes at work, teams, leadership, performance, and organizational change, among others. Hence, the I-O psychologist possesses knowledge and skills aimed at making organizations and their employees productive and happy. It should come as no surprise, therefore, that I-O psychologists are in high demand. In fact, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics occupational employment projections for 2012–2022, I-O psychology is the number-one growing occupation, with an expected increase in employment rates of 53.4%. Because of growing demand for individuals with this broad scope of work-related knowledge and skills, I-O psychologists enjoy ...

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