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I/O Psychology by Mind Map: I/O Psychology

1. Employability

1.1. is a management philosophy, developed by late Professor Sumantra Ghoshal and others, which recognizes that

1.2. employment and market performance stem from the

1.2.1. initiative,

1.2.2. creativity

1.2.3. and competencies of all employees, and not just from the wisdom of senior management.

2. Allostasis

2.1. is the process of achieving stability, or homeostasis, through physiological or behavioral change.

2.2. This can be carried out by means of alteration in HPA axis hormones, the autonomic nervous system, cytokines, or a number of other systems, and is generally adaptive in the short term

2.2.1. (McEwen & Wingfield 2003)

3. Agent

3.1. The capacity to peform an action in purpose

4. Job enrichment

4.1. is a management concept that involves redesigning jobs so that they are more challenging to the employee and have less repetitive work.

5. burnout

5.1. type of psychological stress

5.2. is characterized by exhaustion, lack of enthusiasm and motivation, feelings of ineffectiveness, and also may have the dimension of frustration or cynicism, and as a result reduced efficacy within the workplace

6. KPI (Key performance indicator)

6.1. is a business metric used to evaluate factors that are crucial to the success of an organization.

6.2. KPIs differ per organization; business KPIs may be net revenue or a customer loyalty metric, while government might consider unemployment rates.

7. Job Crafting

7.1. Job crafting can be a particularly valuable skill to develop when the economy or other factors prevent you from leaving your current job.

7.2. One simple way to begin the process of job crafting is to pay attention to your emotions throughout the day. Note the tasks/activities you are doing and your feelings about them.

7.3. Wrzesniewski notes that individuals who have a calling orientation are more likely to engage in what she calls “ job crafting,” the notion that individuals alter their jobs in such a way as to better suit their skills and interests thereby increasing their job satisfaction.

8. Focus Group

8.1. A focus group is 'an informal discussion among selected individuals about specific topics' (Beck, Trombetta & Share, 1986, p. 73}.

9. Realistic job previews (RJPs)

9.1. are devices used in the early stages of personnel selection to provide potential applicants with information on both positive and negative aspects of the job

9.1.1. (Premack & Wanous, 1985)