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The Contributions of Psychology to the Study of Administrative Behaviour

The Contributions of Psychology to the Study of Administrative Behaviour Discusses psychologys contributions to understandingadministrative behaviour. Beginning with a general theoretical searchfor what moved people to act, psychologists provided analytical anddescriptive content to understanding individual and group behaviour.They observed individuals in real life and experimental situations anddesigned laboratory experiments to simulate organizational situations.By focusing on factors most related to interpersonal interaction,productivity, motivation, and morale, they provided insights forevaluating administrative arrangements and managerial practices. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Public Sector Management Emerald Publishing

The Contributions of Psychology to the Study of Administrative Behaviour

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0951-3558
DOI
10.1108/09513559210016364
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Abstract

Discusses psychologys contributions to understandingadministrative behaviour. Beginning with a general theoretical searchfor what moved people to act, psychologists provided analytical anddescriptive content to understanding individual and group behaviour.They observed individuals in real life and experimental situations anddesigned laboratory experiments to simulate organizational situations.By focusing on factors most related to interpersonal interaction,productivity, motivation, and morale, they provided insights forevaluating administrative arrangements and managerial practices.

Journal

International Journal of Public Sector ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 1, 1992

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