About the Course
This course is designed to help you:
- Describe the history and foundations of I/O psychology.
- Discuss various types of research methods and data collection techniques.
- Apply the concepts of leadership theories.
- Critique theories of motivation as appropriate in the workplace.
- Create employee selection tools and procedures.
- Compare organizations' use of power and influence.
- Describe the elements of training in the workplace.
- Assess and apply efforts to retain employees.
About the Author
Wade T. Lijewski, Ph.D.
Dr. Lijewski obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at Michigan State University and later went on to obtain his Master of Science degree in Psychology and Doctorate in Psychology with a major in Organizational Psychology through Walden University. Dr. Lijewski has served in various leadership roles within the field of child welfare for over 15 years. He currently serves as regional director of quality management for a statewide child welfare agency in Florida.
Christopher Cronin, Ph.D.
Dr. Cronin received his BS in psychology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and an MA and Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the University of Delaware. He completed his internship at the University of California, Davis in the Department of Psychiatry at the University Medical Center in Sacramento. He also completed a Post-doctoral Certificate in Clinical Psychopharmacology at Fairleigh Dickinson University and a MS in criminal justice at Saint Leo University. He is a licensed clinical psychologist and has held academic positions in Europe, Australia and the United States. He has practiced forensic psychology since 1991 conducting competency to stand trial and criminal responsibility evaluations for the Commonwealth of Kentucky and has conducted over 5000 court-ordered forensic evaluations in the Tampa Bay area. In addition to various journal articles, he is the editor of a textbook titled, Military Psychology: An Introduction (2nd ed.) which was translated into Chinese, and author of the textbook, Forensic Psychology: An applied approach (2nd ed.).