Organizational psychology

Shimon L. Dolan, Rachel Gabel Shemueli

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary


Broadly speaking, organizational psychology is a field of study and research in which scientific principles of psychology and methods are developed, applied, and practiced in the workplace. It deals with various aspects of people’s behavior and attitudes and connects them to functions and productivity in an organizational setting. In other words, it is about how employees experience their environment and how they think, feel, behave, act, and interact in the organizational environment. This entry discusses organizational psychology’s origins and examines its applications to the workplace.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe SAGE encyclopedia of quality and the service economy
EditorsSu Mi Dahlgaard-Park
PublisherSAGE Publications Inc.
ISBN (Print)978-1-4522-5672-6
StatePublished - 2015

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