a completely involved, focused state of consciousness, with diminished awareness of self and time, resulting from optimal engagement of one's skills
Psychology that examines organizational influences on worker satisfaction and productivity and facilitates organizational change
the point at which an individual's "weight thermostat" is supposedly set. When the body falls below this weight, an increase in hunger and a lowered metabolic rate may act to restore the lost weight.
the idea that a physiological need creates an aroused tension state that motivates an organism to satisfy the need
Sexual response cycle
the four stages of sexual responding described by Matsters and Johnson-excitement, plateau, orgasm, and resolution.
We are attracted toward goals that are pleasant and please us, and driven away from goals that make us uncomfortable
interview process that asks the same job-relevant questions of all applicants, each of whom is rated on established scales
Hierarchy of needs
Maslow's pyramid of human needs, beginning at the base with physiological needs that must first be satisfied before higher-level safety needs and then psychological needs become active
an enduring sexual attraction toward members of either one's own sex or the other sex
significant binge-eating episodes, followed by distress, disgust, or guilt, but without the compensatory purging, fasting, or excessive exercise that marks bulimia nervosa.
the specific body weight maintained automatically by most adults over long periods of time
a sud-field of I/O psychology that focuses on employee recruitment, selection, placement, training, appraisal, and developement.
a desire for significant accomplishment: for mastery of things, people, or ideas; for attaining a high standard
goal-oriented leadership that sets standards, organizes work, and focuses attention on goals.
the form of sugar that circulates in the blood and provides the major source of energy for body tissues. When its level is low, we feel hunger.
group-oriented leadership that builds teamwork, mediates conflict, and offers support