Psychology on dating in the workplace

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Furthermore, Landy (1997) asserts that were it not for Scott, the testing movement that began in WWI, and the subsequent growth of I/O psychology that was a result of it, would not have occurred, as Scott had “the vision, administrative skill, and scientific stature to pull it off” (p474).Walter Bingham’s contributions to the field are many and diverse.

Although I take this stance, this does not mean that there are no defenses to the criticisms or that either approach has no worth.

He worked on applying psychological principles to advertising and published books on the topic as well as essays on using these principles to solve problems in industry.

When he opened The Scott Company he began the longstanding practice of consulting I/O psychologists in the business world (Krumm, 2001), and because of his wide recognition, had a major impact on creating public awareness and credibility of the field.

Frederick Winslow Taylor was primarily interested in removing all inefficiency from the workplace, and he targeted his efforts toward the manual worker, aiming to increase their productivity and reduce their judgment.

As a result he invented scientific management, which was based on four principles (Beder, 2000, p98): Taylor considered the manual worker to be stupid, slow and unintelligent, with little or no thinking abilities.

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