I/O Scholar-Practitioner Gap
Analyze three current I/O practices from a current or former workplace. In your 3–5-page analysis, you will create
a comparison table, concept map, or mind map of each of the three I/O practices you chose.
Successful completion of this assessment will demonstrate your understanding of I/O concepts and theories and
your ability to apply these foundational principles to research, training, and intervention programs, leadership
coaching, and management systems. As an I/O psychologist, it is important that you are able to critically analyze
theories and selectively apply the concepts and principles in the theories to professional practice in
By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course
competencies and assessment criteria:
Competency 1: Analyze the foundational theories and concepts of industrial and organizational
Explain current I/O practices for a workplace (such as selection, performance management, or
Describe the foundational theories and organizational practices underlying three current I/O
Analyze the current research that supports current industrial and organizational psychology
Explain how the practice is applied for both industrial and organizational use.
Examine the evolution of workplace practices and how those practices have influenced the
development of industrial and organizational psychology.
Identify a related scholar-practitioner gap in a current or former workplace practice