Industrial Psycholohy
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Vision and Mission

‚ÄčThe vision of the Department of Industrial Psychology is:

A Department seen by all its stakeholders as a leading academic institution of Industrial Psychology in the RSA, respected on an international level and within the US a role model for other academic departments.

The Department actively strives in terms of this vision to do the following:


Empower its students through teaching to creatively, professionally and knowledgeably manage people within organizations so as to maximally benefit their organizations, themselves and South Africa;

Significantly contribute to the extension of the discipline of Industrial Psychology through its own research and that of its students;

Demonstrate its social and environmental responsibilities towards the full spectrum of the South African society through scholarly community service;

Continuously and convincingly practically demonstrate the instrumentality of the scientific method and the resultant knowledge base for responsible and creative people management [in the field of Industrial Psychology].