On the Subject and Main Tasks of Organizational Psychology in Its Current Developmental Stage



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.

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Keywords: organizational psychology, organizational development, knowledge economy, human capital

Journal rubric: Theoretical Research

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Ilyin V.A. On the Subject and Main Tasks of Organizational Psychology in Its Current Developmental Stage. Sotsial'naya psikhologiya i obshchestvo = Social Psychology and Society, 2013. Vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 22–33. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Valery A. Ilyin, Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Professor of the Department of Social Pedagogy and Psychology, Moscow Pedagogical State University, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7784-5616, e-mail: 0405@mail.ru



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