Organizational Psychologist studies and assesses the organizations workforce, management, culture, business objectives, and challenges using psychological principles and research methods. Designs and develops programs and tools that will be appropriate for the needs of the organization and which will assist employees and management to better achieve desired goals. Being an Organizational Psychologist utilizes various methods including employee surveys, focus groups, skill assessments, performance appraisals, and other feedback mechanisms to assist management in identifying issues and driving improvements. Creates solutions and programs that may be focused on employee selection, job training, leadership training, workplace and family issues, and change management. Additionally, Organizational Psychologist requires a master's degree in industrial/Organizational Psychology. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Organizational Psychologist is a specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. To be an Organizational Psychologist typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)
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