The Contributions of Psychology to the Study of Administrative Behaviour

International Journal of Public Sector Management

ISSN: 0951-3558

Publication date: 1 April 1992

Abstract

Discusses psychology′s contributions to understanding administrative behaviour. Beginning with a general theoretical search for what moved people to act, psychologists provided analytical and descriptive content to understanding individual and group behaviour. They observed individuals in real life and experimental situations and designed laboratory experiments to simulate organizational situations. By focusing on factors most related to interpersonal interaction, productivity, motivation, and morale, they provided insights for evaluating administrative arrangements and managerial practices.

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Citation

Mustafa, H. (1992), "The Contributions of Psychology to the Study of Administrative Behaviour", International Journal of Public Sector Management, Vol. 5 No. 4. https://doi.org/10.1108/09513559210016364

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1992, MCB UP Limited

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