psychology assignment 8


PS450 Industrial Organizational Psychology

Directions: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling, and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) double ‐ spaced pages; refer to the “Format Requirementsʺ page for specific format requirements.


Part A


1.     Describe three (3) criteria used to evaluate performance in your current or past job. 


2.     Discuss the issues of criterion relevance, criterion contamination, criterion deficiency, and criterion usefulness as they pertain to the performance criteria used in your current or previous work organization.


Part B


1.     Describe three (3) differences between extrinsic and intrinsic motivation.


2.     Describe one (1) school or work experience when you have experienced each type of motivation.


Part C


Identify and describe two (2) sources of conflict in work organizations. Provide one (1) example for each source of conflict.


Part D


Provide one (1) example of a situation where a relationship-oriented leader would be most effective and one (1) example of a situation where a task-oriented leader would be most effective.


Grading Rubric



Please refer to the rubric on the next page for the grading criteria for this assignment.