|Title of host publication||The SAGE encyclopedia of quality and the service economy|
|Editors||Su Mi Dahlgaard-Park|
|Publisher||SAGE Publications Inc.|
|State||Published - 2015|
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.