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Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology

  1. Lois E. Tetrick

Published Online: 30 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470479216.corpsy0906

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

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Tetrick, L. E. 2010. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1–2.

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  1. George Mason University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2010

Abstract

The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) is Division 14 of the American Psychological Association (APA) and an organizational affiliate of the Association for Psychological Science (APS). The mission of SIOP is “to enhance human well-being and performance in organizational and work settings by promoting the science, practice, and teaching of industrial-organizational psychology” (http://www.siop.org/siophoshin.aspx). Industrial organizational psychology (IO) applies psychological principles to the development of strategies that build better organizations that contribute to the health and well-being of both individual employees and the organizations for which they work.

Keywords:

  • industrial psychology;
  • organizational psychology;
  • personnel;
  • psychology organization;
  • work environment