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Assessment Centers Help Companies Identify Future Managers
Psychologists transform a military method for evaluating spy candidates into an accurate predictor of managerial potential for industry and local governments.
Behavior Analyses Help People Work Safer
Learn how behavior-based safety programs can help companies cut injuries and accidents through systematic observation, analysis and intervention.
Improving Employment Interviews
Psychologists help transform employment interviews from a nearly worthless experience into one that does a good job of predicting job performance.
Making Air Travel Safer Through Crew Resource Management (CRM)
This approach prevents aviation accidents and may soon save lives in operating and emergency rooms.
Multitasking: Switching costs
Subtle "switching" costs cut efficiency, raise risk.
Occupational Stress and Employee Control
Employee control over work can reduce stress and enhance motivation and growth. Several key findings have prompted employers to search for ways to give workers a greater sense of control, to improve health, productivity and morale.
Pushing Buttons: The Invention of the Phone Keypad
Human factors redesigns the phone.
The Truth About Lie Detectors (aka Polygraph Tests)
Most psychologists agree that there is little evidence that polygraph tests can accurately detect lies.
When the Boss is a Woman
Men and women are equally effective in settings that match gender roles.
Who is the Best Person for the Job?
Psychologists find a way to link individual differences with success in the workplace.