SLOWDOWN By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 a tactic used by employees instead of going on strike. They slow down working while waiting for an answer form the employer. It is also called go-slow. SLOWDOWN: "Joe was on a slowdown at work." Related Psychology Terms LABOR RELATIONS THEORY X AND Y MATRIX ORGANIZATION OCCUPATIONAL STRESS PYGMALION EFFECT VERBAL CONDITIONING MARLOWE-CROWNE SOCIAL DESIRABILITY SCALE (M-C ALTERNATE-RESPONSC TEST BEGGING THE QUESTION EXTERNAL INEQUITY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SLOWDOWN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/slowdown/ (accessed December 5, 2020).