Industrial Psychology

1. to some media sources, employers report that new college graduates lack adequate critical thinking, communication, and time management skills when they begin their first jobs. Is there any truth to this complaint? What might universities do to better help students prepare for the work world? What can students do to prepare themselves? What might make it difficult for new graduates to transfer what they have learned at school to the workplace?

2.  Imagine you are working in a company where training is seen as a negative—that is, only incompetent employees need training. However, employees view going to diversity training as a punishment that only racist people require. How might you convince employees of the benefits of diversity training? What might be some activities the company could do to help employees view training in a more positive light?