You have an engagement with some new level 400 students yet to select their elective courses for the 2021/2022 academic year. With relevant practical examples, explain the key areas of Industrial Psychology and how these can help solve challenges facing organizations in Ghana
Industrial psychology focuses on the study of human conduct in workstations. Industrial psychology tackles challenges of recruitment, selection, placement, training, development, performance measurement, workstation motivation, reward systems, worth of work-life, the structure of work, human factors, structural development, and consumer behavior. Based on the case study of Ghana, industrial psychologists study and evaluate a company’s culture, worker behavior, work processes, generate or recommend programs and practices to improve worker productivity and firm performance.