Organisational Psychologist

Organisational Psychologists apply psychological principles and techniques to study occupational behaviour, working conditions and organisational structure, and solve problems of work performance and organisational design.
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    Overview

    Organisational Psychologists apply psychological principles and techniques to study occupational behaviour, working conditions and organisational structure, and solve problems of work performance and organisational design.

    Day-to-day

    • develops interview techniques, psychological tests and other aids in workplace selection, placement, appraisal and promotion
    • conducts surveys and research studies on job design, work groups, morale, motivation, supervision and management
    • performs job analyses and establishes job requirements by observing and interviewing employees and managers.

    To become an Organisational Psychologist

    • You need a specialised postgraduate degree in psychology and a period of supervised practice to work as an Organisational Psychologist.

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    • Registration with the Psychology Board of Australia is required.

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