Organizational Psychology

Review Sheet-Test 2


Note: This is not simply a list of terms to study. It is a list of topics covered in lecture. The test, however, covers all material in lecture and in the textbook.


Affirmative Action

Psychological assumptions behind AA

How affirmative action is implemented

Psychological impact of AA

Recruitment process

Key processes in well-developed recruitment

Baseline, selection ratio and validity

Functions of training

Needs assessment

Training locations

Types of training

Evaluating training

Criteria of training

Assessment of Job satisfaction

Causes of job satisfaction

Job characteristics


Person job fit

Role conflict

Effects of job satisfaction

Effects on job performance, withdrawal behaviors, health and life satisfaction

Organizational commitment.

Need theories

Two factor theory

McClelland’s Need Theories

Cognitive theories

Expectancy theories


Adam Equity

Goal setting