Psychology and Work Today

Psychology and Work Today : An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology

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For undergraduate-level courses in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Business Psychology, Personnel Psychology and Applied Psychology. An invaluable preparation guide for entering today's business and industrial world, this informative, sophisticated and entertaining text teaches students about the nature of work in modern society. Focusing on the practical and applied rather than the scientific ideal, the guide shows students how industrial-organizational psychology will directly influence their lives as job applicants, trainees, employees, managers, and consumers.show more

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  • Hardback | 608 pages
  • 206.8 x 262.6 x 25.4mm | 1,147.6g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 8 Revised ed of US ed
  • references, glossary, index
  • 0130341312
  • 9780130341310

Table of contents

I. THE PRACTICE OF INDUSTRIAL-ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY. 1. Principles, Practices, and Problems. 2. Techniques, Tools, and Tactics. II. THE DEVELOPMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES. 3. Employee Selection Principles and Techniques. 4. Psychological Testing. 5. Performance Appraisal. 6. Training and Development. III. ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY. 7. Leadership. 8. Motivation, Job Satisfaction, and Job Involvement. 9. The Organization of the Organization. IV. CHARACTERISTICS OF THE WORKPLACE. 10. Working Conditions. 11. Safety, Violence, and Health in the Workplace. 12. Stress in the Workplace. V. ENGINEERING PSYCHOLOGY. 13. Engineering Psychology. VI. CONSUMER PSYCHOLOGY. 14. Consumer Psychology. References. Glossary. Index.show more

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