I need this in 150 words for each question. I also want each answer with its references and the references should be within the last 5 years

MODULE 1- Topic: I-O Psychology and the Scientist-Practitioner Model

DQ 1: From an historical context, what major changes in the workplace have occurred that created the need for I/O psychologists? Support your answer with specific historical events or topics.

DQ 2: Generational Cohort differences continue to create challenges in the workplace. Looking at these differences from the scientist-practitioner model, what strategies would you employ for improving generational cohort relationships? Why?


Levy, P. E. (2013). Industrial/organizational psychology: Understanding the workplace (4th ed.). New York, NY: Worth Publishers.

URL: http://gcumedia.com/digital-resources/bedford-freeman-and-worth/2012/industrial-organizational-psychology_ebook_4e.php

MODULE 2: Topic: Human Work Behavior and Job Analysis

DQ 1: Why are reliability and validity important for assessment? How are content validity and criterion-related validity used to establish construct validity? Support your position.

DQ 2: Is a job-oriented, a worker-oriented, or a hybrid job analysis approach most appropriate? Why

MODULE 3: Topic: Criterion Theory and Development

DQ 1: Consider criterion deficiency and criterion contamination. How do these constructs limit a criterion’s relevance? Explain.

DQ 2: How are psychological constructs developed and evaluated? Explain.


Read Chapter 4.

URL: http://gcumedia.com/digital-resources/bedford-freeman-and-worth/2012/industrial-organizational-psychology_ebook_4e.php
Use Sage Research Methods to research potential resources to develop the theoretical foundations for your paper.


MODULE 4: Topic: Individual and Organizational Assessment

DQ 1: Should personality inventories, integrity assessments, and cognitive ability assessments be used in the employee selection process? Why or why not?

DQ 2: How are the results from the psychometric assessments you discussed in discussion question 1 in this topic used to establish person-job and person-organization fit? Explain.


Read Chapter 6.


 Morris, S. B., Daisley, R. L., Wheeler, M., & Boyer, P. (2015). A Meta-Analysis of the Relationship Between Individual Assessments and Job Performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 100(1), 5-20. doi: 10.1037/a0036938.


MODULE 5: Topic: Recruitment, Selection, and Placement

DQ 1: What types of psychometric assessments (e.g., personality inventories, cognitive assessments, and integrity tests) are best to identify applicants with the strongest job and organizational fit? Why?

DQ 2: When should interviews be used in a multi-hurdle selection process? Are structured interviews best? Why or why not? Do multiple interviewers add validity to the hiring decision? Explain.


Read Chapter 7


Gray, E., & Nathan, G. (2015, June 22). Do you understand why stars twinkle? Would you rather read than watch TV? Do you trust data more than your instincts? Time, 185(23), 40-46.


MODULE 6: Topic: Effective Employee Feedback

DQ 1: What are the primary reasons to use job descriptions in the creation of performance appraisal processes and rating forms? Support your position.

DQ 2: What are the advantages of supervisor training for employee appraisals? Should employees self-rate prior to the feedback meeting? Why or why not?


Read Chapters 9 and 10.


MODULE 7: Topic: Training: Theory, Program Design, and Evaluation

DQ 1: What are two of the most important reasons for using theory-based information to develop employee training and development? What are two of the most relevant theories involved in this process? Explain.

DQ 2: Why is transfer of training important? Explain. How is this transfer measured? Explain.


Read Chapter 8.


MODULE 8: Topic: Assessing Organizational Leadership

DQ 1: What are the most important requisite skills required of organizational leaders? Why? How do effective and ineffective leadership behaviors affect employees both positively and negatively? Explain.

DQ 2: Focus on Research:

Reflect on three of the articles you have chosen for the literature review assignment. How will these articles help you proceed from here?


Read Chapter 13.




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