Work Psychology

Work Psychology

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By (author) John Arnold, By (author) Ray Randall, By (author) Fiona Patterson, By (author) Joanne Silvester, By (author) Ivan T. Robertson, By (author) Cary L. Cooper, By (author) Bernard Burnes, By (author) Don Harris, By (author) Carolyn Axtell, By (author) Deanne Den Hartog

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  • Publisher: FINANCIAL TIMES PRENTICE HALL
  • Format: Paperback | 848 pages
  • Dimensions: 194mm x 262mm x 32mm | 1,520g
  • Publication date: 14 July 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Harlow
  • ISBN 10: 0273711210
  • ISBN 13: 9780273711216
  • Edition: 5, Revised
  • Edition statement: 5th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: col. Illustrations
  • Sales rank: 203,770

Product description

The fifth edition of this market-leading textbook retains its popular blend of theory, research and examples. Substantially revised and updated with extensive new material that reflects contemporary research and debate, the book offers an accessible and fascinating examination of human behaviour in today’s workplace. Covering a broad range of core topics, the book is suitable for undergraduate students in business, management, and psychology as well as those studying for professional qualifications.

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John Arnold is Professor of Organisational Behaviour at the Business School, Loughborough University. Ray Randall is the Course Director for the MSc in Occupational Psychology and MSc in the Psychology of Work at the University of Leicester. They are joined by a team of expert authors including: * Carolyn Axtell (University of Sheffield)* Bernard Burnes (Manchester Business School)* Cary Cooper (Lancaster University Management School)* Deanne Den Hartog (University of Amsterdam)* Don Harris (Cranfield University)* Fiona Patterson (City University London)* Ivan Robertson (Leeds University Business School)* Joanne Silvester (City University London)* Stephen Swailes (University of Hull)

Table of contents

Chapter 1Work psychology: an initial orientation Chapter 2Theory research and practice in work psychologyChapter 3Individual differencesChapter 4The foundations of personnel selection: analysing jobs, competencies and selection effectivenessChapter 5Personnel selection and assessment processes methods: what works?Chapter 6Assessing people at workChapter 7 Attitudes at work and the employment relationshipChapter 8Approaches to work motivation and job designChapter 9 Design at WorkChapter 10Communication technologyChapter 11Training and developmentChapter 12Stress and well-being at WorkChapter 13Groups, teams and teamwork Chapter 14LeadershipChapter 15Careers and career managementChapter 16Understanding organizational change and cultureGlossary