Article | Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice | March 2011

Meeting the Challenges of a Person-Centric Work Psychology

by Teresa M. Amabile and Steven J. Kramer

Abstract

In this article, the authors discuss person-centric work psychology, a paradigm developed by H. M. Weiss and D. E. Rupp regarding daily work life psychology. They cited three challenges of the paradigm such as the collection, and analysis of data, the certainty of the quality of data sources, and the use of individual introspection to build a psychological science. They add that people's responses in daily life deals with emotions, perceptions and motivation.

Keywords: Employees; Social Psychology; Emotions; Perception; Motivation and Incentives;

Citation:

Amabile, Teresa M., and Steven J. Kramer. "Meeting the Challenges of a Person-Centric Work Psychology." Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice 4, no. 1 (March 2011): 116–121.