Define organizational psychology 

Define organizational psychology

Prepare a 850- to 1,150-word paper in which you examine the field of organizational psychology. In your examination, be sure to address the following items:

  • Introduction
  • Define organizational psychology.
  • Explain the role of research and statistics in organizational psychology.
  • Describe how organizational psychology can be used in organizations.
  • Conclusion
    • Format according to APA standards.
    • Three – four peer reviewed references.

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Student/Group Name 

Course  PSY/428     


Assignment  Org Psych Paper 

Content, Development and Organization 

(70 Percent)

Points Earned
Additional Comments:
All key elements of the assignment are covered in a substantive way.

  • 850 – to 1,150 word paper examining the field of organizational psychology
  • Define organizational psychology
  • Explain the role of research and statistics in organizational psychology
  • Describe how organizational psychology can be used in organizations
The content is comprehensive, accurate, and persuasive.
The paper develops a central theme or idea, directed toward the appropriate audience.
The paper links theory to relevant examples and uses the vocabulary of the theory correctly.
Major points are stated clearly; are supported by specific details, examples, or analysis; and are organized logically.
The introduction provides sufficient background on the topic and previews major points.
The conclusion is logical, flows from the body of the paper, and reviews the major points.
Readability and Style 

 (15 percent)

Points Earned
Additional Comments:
Paragraph transitions are present, logical, and maintain the flow throughout the paper.
The tone is appropriate to the content and assignment.
Sentences are complete, clear, and concise.
Sentences are well constructed, with consistently strong, varied sentences.
Sentence transitions are present and maintain the flow of thought.

 (15 Percent)

Points Earned
Additional Comments:
The paper, including tables and graphs, headings, title page, and reference page, is consistent with APA guidelines and meets course-level requirements.
Intellectual property is recognized with in-text citations and a reference page.
The paper is laid out with effective use of headings, font styles, and white space.
Rules of grammar, usage, and punctuation are followed.
Sentences are complete, clear, concise, and varied.
Spelling is correct.
Total Points Earned
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