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Alexander Karpov1
  • 1 Yaroslavl Demidov State University, 14, Sovetskaya Str., Yaroslavl 150003, Russian Federation

Outline of Industrial and Organizational Psychology Development in Yaroslavl (in Russian and English)

2017. Vol. 7. No. 4. P. 8–20 [issue contents]
The paper presents the main stages in the history of industrial and organizational psychology in the Yaroslavl region (Russia). Analysis of the historical development of these scientific disciplines is carried out in the context of the history of the development of the Yaroslavl school of psychology (YaPS) in general. Specific time stages have been identified, the main achievements of each of them have been presented. The article also assesses the role of scientific research and the personal contribution of the Yaroslavl psychologists in the each time period. Information about the main scientific events, publications, important historical events, as well as rare historical facts have been provided. The author’s view regarding the comparison of distinctive features of the national (and specifically, Yaroslavl) and abroad research in organizational psychology has been described. The article highlights the main reasons for these differences and the factors decisively contributing to the formation of the original developmental path of industrial and organizational psychology in the national conditions. The possible background to the synthesis of popular psychological disciplines in the Soviet period (engineering psychology, labor psychology, industrial psychology, social psychology) into a single integrated macrodiscipline of organizational psychology is presented in the paper. The paper outlines the analysis of the current state of organizational psychology in the Yaroslavl region,the desctiption of the specific features of scientific, practical and administrative work of the Yaroslavl organizational psychologists, the prospects of further development of organizational psychology in the Yaroslavl region. The article also presents an overview of the most important scientific and educational methodical works of Yaroslavl psychologists, describes special features of the YaPS and organizational psychology as its part.

Citation: Karpov A. (2017) Ocherk razvitiya industrial'noy i organizatsionnoy psikhologii v Yaroslavle [Outline of Industrial and Organizational Psychology Development in Yaroslavl]. Organizacionnaâ psihologiâ (Organizational Psychology), vol. 7, no 4, pp. 8-20 (in Russian and English)
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