1. 'Industrial sociology is the application of sociological approach to the reality and problems of industry'. -P. Gisbert.
2. "Industrial sociology centres its attention on social organization of factory, the store, and the office. This focus includes not only the interactions of people playing roles in these organizations but also the ways in which their work roles are interrelated with other aspects of their life" -Charles B. Spaulding.
3. Industrial sociology is the sociology of industrial relations and industrial activities of man.