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On the Subject and Main Tasks of Organizational Psychology in Its Current Developmental Stage
Ilyin V.A., Ph.D. in Pedagogy, Professor of the Department of social pedagogy and psychology, Moscow Pedagogical State University, Moscow, Russia, firstname.lastname@example.org
The paper gives an overview of the development of organizational psychology as a practice-oriented branch of psychological science, outlines the author's views on the main methodological issues related to the subject and main research tasks of work psy- chology in the context of innovative economics, and suggests a way in which these issues can be addressed. As it is shown, in the course of its development organization- al psychology has been evolving from the use of psychological knowledge for the pur- poses of increasing organizational efficiency within flow production to the solution of a wide range of problems referring both to social psychological and acmeological sup- port of innovative development.
Keywords: organizational psychology, organizational development, knowledge economy, human capital
Column: Theoretical Research