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November 27, 1948

Industrial Psychology

JAMA. 1948;138(13):1005. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02900130069038

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One of the major functions of the physician in industry is to match the requirements of jobs with the physical, mental and emotional abilities of employees. Industrial psychology deals essentially with the temperamental adaptations and aptitudes of persons for jobs. Tiffin's current revision is an excellent compilation of present uses of psychology in employment procedure and in the larger problems of industrial human relations. Every chapter contains much new material. The physician in industry will profit by his discussions of the technics of interviewing, employee testing, job analysis and evaluation, training methods and of the factors governing efficiency, productive work, safety and morale.

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