Applying Psychology : Individual and Organizational Effectiveness
For courses in Industrial /Organizational Psychology, Human Relations, and Interpersonal Skills.This introduction to success in the workplace presents business psychology in clear, layman's language, helping students understand how the application of psychology can help them improve individual and organizational effectiveness. It addresses cultural diversity and ethics in the office, the effect of brain functions and office technology on human interactions, and other relevant topics with the goal of developing an appreciation of key principles and findings of the psychology of individual behavior.
- Hardback | 477 pages
- 180.34 x 238.76 x 20.32mm | 884.5g
- 11 Jun 1999
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 5th edition
Table of contents
I. BASICS OF BUSINESS PSYCHOLOGY AND HUMAN BEHAVIOR. 1. Foundations of Business Psychology. 2. Perception, Learning, Values, and Ethics. 3. Major Sources of Individual Differences. 4. Understanding Yourself. 5. Problem Solving and Creativity. II. DEALING WITH INDIVIDUALS. 6. Motivating Others and Yourself. 7. Goal Setting for Performance Improvement. 8. Achieving Wellness and Managing Stress. 9. Managing Conflict and Anger. 10. Building Workplace Relationships. 11. Coping with a Variety of Personalities. III. DEALING WITH SMALL GROUPS AND THE ORGANIZATION. 12. Communicating with People. 13. Groups and Group Decision Making. 14. Teamwork and Adapting to the Organization. 15. Leading and Influencing Others. IV. REALIZING YOUR POTENTIAL. 16. Achieving Personal Productivity. 17. Achieving a Rewarding and Satisfying Career. Glossary. Index.