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Industrial and organizational psychology in Malaysia

Abdul Rahman, Shukran (2005) Industrial and organizational psychology in Malaysia. In: Contemporary Issues in Malaysian Psychology. Thomson, Singapore, pp. 133-154. ISBN 981-254-819-X

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Abstract

The objective ofthis paper is to introduce the application ofpsychology in workplaces. Specifically this paper addresses the importance fht' profession ofIndustrial and Organizational Psychologist in the increasingly advanced and industrialised Malaysian society. It highlights the areas that the professional cares for, as well as its roles and positions in view of the nation's needs. This paper also describes the historical background of psychology as a field of study and service in Malaysia. Besides justifying the need for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, this paper also discusses essential issues that Industrial and Organizational Psychologists practicing in Malaysia should attend to.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 6850/9598
Uncontrolled Keywords: industry, organization, psychology, Malaysia
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Psychology
Depositing User: AP Dr Shukran Abd Rahman
Date Deposited: 25 May 2013 13:45
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2013 16:25
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/30243

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