Fiedler’s Contingency Leadership Theory

Contingency/ Situational Theories- Sometimes the success of a leader does not depend upon the qualities, traits and behaviour of a leader alone. The context in which a leader exhibits her/his skills, traits and behaviour matters. Theory views leadership in terms of a dynamic interaction between Read More …

History of leadership

A. The Iowa Leadership Studies by Kurt Lewin (University of Iowa,1930) A series of pioneering leadership studies by Ronald Lippitt and Ralph K. White under Lewin Kurt Lewin is recognized as the father of group dynamics Three different styles of leadership— 1.Authoritarian- Very directive and Read More …

Definitions of Leadership

Meaning of Leadership  leadership is the art of motivating a group of people to act towards achieving a common goal. In business, leadership is linked to performance. Leadership is a process by which a person influences others to accomplish an objective and directs the organization Read More …

Package of 3 MCQ Practice tests for TYBA G3 Industrial & Organizational Psychology

Careershodh is back with another opportunity to help students in exam. A student needs practice to score good in any MCQ exam. Thus we are bringing practice tests. MCQ tests will be same as SPPU format, with same difficulty level. There will be 60 Questions Read More …

What is Competency Mapping? Methods of Competency Mapping

To study Competency Mapping, we need to understand what is Competency? The basic meaning of competency is as follows- What is Competency? The ability to do something successfully or efficiently. State or quality of being able and fit. capability, ability, proficiency, knowledge, expertness, skill, resources, talent, aptitude. Competency -an Read More …

What is Self Efficacy Theory?

Cambridge Dictionary meaning of .self’ is ‘the set of someone’s characteristics, such as personality and ability, that are not physical and make that person different from other people.’ Meaning of ‘efficacy’ is the ability to achieve something or produce something.  If we just put these two word together we can infer that ‘self efficacy‘ Read More …

What is Alderfer’s ERG Motivation Theory?

•As a refinement of Maslow’s theory Clayton Alderfer proposed a hierarchy of three core needs. Existence needs (E) -physical well being ; physiological needs ( food, water, air,and shelter) and safety-related needs (health, secure employment, and property). Relatedness needs (R)- satisfactory relations with others;  love/belonging-related Read More …

Coaching Class For TYBA G3: INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY as per SPPU Syllabus

As Per the guidelines published by SPPU, Your First term of TYBA ends On 5th December 2020. Thus, Careershodh brings you an opportunity of a Coaching Class For TYBA Industrial Psychology G3 (as per SPPU Syllabus) to complete your syllabus on time. Link of circulars Content Read More …

What is Adam’s Equity Motivation Theory? & its interesting aspects.

Introduction of Adam’s Equity Theory of Motivation The theory developed by John Stacey Adams (1963), a workplace and behavioral psychologist. Adam’s Equity Theory of Motivation is Process theories of motivation. It explain how workers select behavioural actions to meet their needs and determines their choices. Read More …

History and scope of engineering psychology

Scope of Engineering Psychology Engineering Psychology is also called as Ergonomics (Uk and Europe), Human factor Psychology or Human factor engineering (in USA) or psychotechnology or applied experimental psychology, The discipline study how people interact with machines and technology. They use psychological science to guide Read More …

Job Satisfaction: Definitions, Components, Methods, Measuring, Theories, Application

Job Satisfaction Definitions: To understand what is job satisfaction? we need to understand the concept of job and meaning of satisfaction.  Job is a collection of tasks, works, duties, responsibilities. Dale Yoder. “A Job is a collection of duties, tasks and responsibilities which are assigned to Read More …

How To Use Motivation theories in workplace/ organization?

First we need to understand What is Motivation? Its definitions, its types then we can utilize that understanding.  The term ‘motivation’ -Latin word- ‘movere’ -means ‘to move‘. We all know about the motive power or an automotive (self – moving) vehicle. The mechanism of motivation Read More …