Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology

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For courses in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Psychology of Work Behavior. This inviting, comprehensive, student-oriented introduction to industrial/organizational psychology emphasizes the connections between theory and practice across the full spectrum of personnel issues, worker issues, work group and organizational issues, and work environment issues. Its focus on career information, employee-centered issues, and cutting-edge research ensures that students get and stay motivated-right from the beginning.show more

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  • Hardback | 556 pages
  • 203.2 x 236.22 x 25.4mm | 1,043.26g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Prentice-Hall
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 4th Revised US ed
  • 0130482358
  • 9780130482358

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I. INTRODUCTION. 1. Introduction: Definitions and History. 2. Research Methods in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Appendix: Statistical Analysis of Research Data. II. PERSONNEL ISSUES. 3. Job Analysis. 4. Employee Selection. 5. Evaluating Employee Performance. 6. Employee Training and Development. III. WORKER ISSUES. 7. Motivation. 8. Job Satisfaction and Positive Employee Attitudes and Behaviors. 9. Worker Stress and Negative Employee Attitudes and Behaviors. IV. WORK GROUP AND ORGANIZATIONAL ISSUES. 10. Communication in the Work Place. 11. Group Processes in Work Organizations. 12. Leadership. 13. Influence, Power, and Politics. 14. Organizational Structure, Culture, and Development. 15. Human Factors and Occupational Health Psychology.show more

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