you will write an APA-style review paper dedicated to the area of specialization in psychology that is most relevant to the occupation you would like to eventually enter (e.g., industrial/organizational psychology if you want to become a human resources director, counseling if you wish to become a school counselor, and developmental psychology if you would like to own and operate a daycare center). The body of this paper—not including the title page and reference section—will be at least 10 pages long, and will be organized into the following sections:
1. Title Page. A title page that includes the title of your paper, your name, and your institutional affiliation (5 points).
2. Discussion: A discussion of the following:
3. References: A reference section containing at least five scholarly references. (Do not use generic dictionaries/encyclopedias. Use only websites ending in .edu, .org, or .gov.) Textbooks should not be used as part of the required sources. (5 points)
Formatting: Structure your paper utilizing APA style (7th Edition); this includes title page, headings, in-text citations, reference page, and general paper format (1-inch margins, double-spaced, appropriately sized sans serif or serif fonts – e.g., 12 Times Roman). An abstract is not required.
Requirements: 10 pages
This paper is for my capstone class
Industrial/organization(I/O) psychology, also known as workplace psychology or psychology of workplace behavior, is an important field of psychology. First, psychology refers to systematic scientific methods to understand behavior and mental processes. I/O psychology explains the specialty area of psychology concerned with human behaviors within the work setting (Riggio, 2017). I/O psychology has a long past but a short history, with its development traced within 100 years since the Journal of Applied Psychology (JAP) in 1917 (Gelfand et al., 2017). This area is critical in the contemporary business for better knowledge of attitudes and behavior of an employee or professional group, including absenteeism, job performance, turnover, and organizational citizenship behavior. Researchers explore different topics such as recruitment, training and development, performance measurement, job satisfaction, motivation,