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Organizational Psychology
Mental health is gradually getting the attention it requires, with people understanding how
crucial it is and how it impacts performance. Organizational psychology specifically addresses
the psychological issues employers must address to ensure optimal performance of their
employees. Various theories, including Bowenian, Structural, and Strategic, back these
interventions. Each of these theories has unique concepts and principles that should be followed
to handle the dynamics of organizations. This journal compares and contrasts these theories,
explaining their significance and application within the organizational psychology context. The
discussion will also illustrate how the models contribute to my evolving personal model.
Bowenian Theory
Murray Bowen developed this theory in the 1950s, primarily to showcase and understand
human behavior within family contexts, highlighting why it is critical to understand how people
function within larger systems (Orazietti, et al., 2022). However, other fields have adopted these
concepts, including organizational psychology. The theory is based on several principles,
including differentiation of self, Triangles, Multigenerational Transition process, Emotional
Fusion, and Societal Emotional Process (Orazietti, et al., 2022). These theories explain the
circumstances surrounding every interaction between individuals within families and small

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