In this assignment, you will investigate the significant role of each founding father of industrial/organizational psychology, as well as come to understand the important role that industrial/organizational psychologists play as both researcher and practitioner and the importance of research and statistics in the field.
Complete the Contributions to I/O Psychology worksheet. and attach to your written paper.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper comparing the dual roles of scientist and practitioner that I/O psychologists play. Include the following in your response:
Specific examples of how research advances the field
Ethical considerations when conducting this research
Descriptions of at least two statistical methods used by I/O psychologists, as well as how they are used
In this assignment, you begin working toward a culminating assignment in Week 5. This week, you will conduct a job analysis of the position of a commercial airline pilot.
Read the “Making Air Travel Safer Through Crew Resource Management” article on the American Psychological Association website, which you will use for assignments throughout this course.
Select one job analysis method and information from O*NET OnLine website to conduct a job analysis for the position of a commercial airline pilot.
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper that addresses the following:
Justify your use of this method by comparing it to at least one other job analysis method.
Evaluate various psychological tests and other methods that would be important to consider when hiring commercial pilots.
What legal and ethical concerns should an organization consider when hiring these pilots?
Differentiate between various performance appraisal methods that would be most suitable for this particular job.
Format your paper according to APA guidelines.
Based on the CRM work you have done throughout this course, you are now called on to act as a consultant to apply your knowledge to other industries that have an existing CRM program that would be beneficial to employees and organizations to reduce human error and improve employee efficiency.
Select one agency that employs a CRM program.
Research how this agency employed a CRM program in a similar or different way than was identified in the aviation article from Week 2.
Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper in which you provide evidence of how this CRM program was implemented. Include the following in your response:
Distinguish between various team concepts as they relate to performance during and after this training program.
Explain the difference between leaders and managers, as well as the influence and power they may have on the success of this program.
Evaluate at least two theories of leadership and the role that leaders utilizing these theories play in facilitating this program.
Analyze the general effects on the organization that may result from this program, referencing the concepts of organizational development and various organizational theories.