Organizational Psychology Case Study by cee-cee

Organizational Psychology
This paper demonstrates the use of consultation psychology as a means of creating business success.
# 108052 | 3,950 words | 17 sources | APA | 2008 | US


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Description:

The paper reviews the role that consultation psychological services can play in organizations, particularly as it may apply to facilitating organizational movement towards increased strategic success. As a case example, this paper uses a mental health organization to demonstrate the role, or roles, that consultation psychology can play within the organization. Specifically, the case example holds that a director of mental health services for an organization makes a request for consultation psychology services to her organization. The request is for consultation psychology services that focus on the issue of gender and ethnic factors that may influence or impede organizational movement towards strategic success. This paper explores the aspects of consultation as it applies to issues of ethnicity and gender that may be critical for a mental health organization consultation.

Outline:
Introduction
II. Clinical Psychology
III. Organizational and Industrial Psychology
Consultation Psychology
IV. Relationship Between the Fields and the Methods
V. Case Example
VI. Conclusions

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Bass, Bernard M. (1960): Leadership, Psychology and Organizational Behavior. New York: Harper and Brothers.
  • Bass, Bernard M., and Pieter JD Drenth. (1987): Advances in Organizational Psychology: An International Review. Newbury Park: Sage Publications.
  • Brehm, S.S., Kassin, S. and Fein, S. (2005): Social Psychology. Boston: Charles Hartford.
  • Cameron, Kim S., and Robert E. Quinn. (2006): Diagnosing and Changing Organizational Culture Based on the Competing Values Framework. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Carroll, John S., ed. (1990): Applied Social Psychology and Organizational Settings. Hillsdale: Erlbaum Associates.

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APA Format

Organizational Psychology (2008, September 21) Retrieved August 29, 2014, from http://www.academon.com/case-study/organizational-psychology-108052/

MLA Format

"Organizational Psychology" 21 September 2008. Web. 29 August. 2014. <http://www.academon.com/case-study/organizational-psychology-108052/>

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