Classical Texts in Psychology


Christopher D. Green
York University, Toronto, Ontario

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Psychology and Industrial Efficiency

Hugo Münsterberg (1913)

 

INTRODUCTION

1. Applied Psychology
2. The Demands of Practical Life
3. Means and Ends

PART I: THE BEST POSSIBLE MAN

4. Vocation and Fitness
5. Scientific Vocational Guidance
6. Scientific Management
7. The Methods of Experimental Psychology
8. Experiments in the Interest of Electric Railway Service
9. Experiments in the Interest of Ship Service
10. Experiments in the Interest of Telephone Service
11. Contributions from Men of Affairs
12. Individuals and Groups

PART II: THE BEST POSSIBLE WORK

13. Learning and Training
14. The Adjustment of Technical to Psychical Conditions
15. The Economy of Movement
16. Experiments on the Problem of Monotony
17. Attention and Fatigue
18. Physical and Social Influences on the Working Power

PART III: THE BEST POSSIBLE EFFECT

19. The Satisfaction of Economic Demands
20. Experiments on the Effects of Advertisements
21. The Effect of Display
22. Experiments with Reference to Illegal Imitation
23. Buying and Selling
24. The Future Development of Economic Psychology