9780136090953

Applied Psychology in Human Resource Management

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  • ISBN13:

    9780136090953

  • ISBN10:

    0136090958

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/3/2010
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

For upper-level courses in Human Resources Management or Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Psychological theories, complete with tools and methods, for dealing with human resource issues.

Interdisciplinary and research-based in approach, Applied Psychology in Human Resource Management integrates psychological theory with tools and methods for dealing with human resource problems in organizations and for making organizations more effective and more satisfying places to work.

The seventh edition reflects the state of the art in personnel psychology and dramatic changes that have recently characterized the field, and outlines a forward-looking, progressive model toward which HR specialists should aim.

Organizations, Work, and Applied Psychology; The Law and Human Resource Management; People, Decisions, and the Systems Approach; Criteria: Concepts, Measurement, and Evaluation; Performance Management; Measuring and Interpreting Individual Differences; Validation and Use of Individual Differences Measures; Fairness in Employment Decisions; Analyzing Jobs and Work; Strategic Workforce Planning; Recruitment; Selection Methods: Part I ; Selection Methods: Part II; Decision-Making for Selection; Training and Development: Considerations in Design; Training and Development: Implementation and the Measurement of Outcomes; International Dimensions of Applied Psychology; Organizational Responsibility and Ethical Issues in Human For human resource professionals and others involved in personnel decisions.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1:  Organizations, Work, and Applied Psychology    
Chapter 2:  The Law and Human Resource Management    
Chapter 3:  People, Decisions, and the Systems Approach    
Chapter 4:  Criteria: Concepts, Measurement, and Evaluation    
Chapter 5:  Performance Management    
Chapter 6:  Measuring and Interpreting Individual Differences    
Chapter 7:  Validation and Use of Individual Differences Measures    
Chapter 8:  Fairness in Employment Decisions    
Chapter 9:  Analyzing Jobs and Work    
Chapter 10:  Strategic Workforce Planning    
Chapter 11:  Recruitment    
Chapter 12:  Selection Methods: Part I    
Chapter 13:  Selection Methods: Part II
Chapter 14:  Decision-Making for Selection    
Chapter 15:  Training and Development: Considerations in Design    
Chapter 16:  Training and Development: Implementation and the Measurement of Outcomes    
Chapter 17:  International Dimensions of Applied Psychology    
Chapter 18:  Organizational Responsibility and Ethical Issues in Human

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The 6th edition provides an impressive update of the literature. Excellent resource for students in I/O psychology and HR programs. I received a great price on the textbook! Also, it shipped quickly and I received it quickly!
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