9780470129180

Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Research and Practice, 5th Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470129180

  • ISBN10:

    0470129182

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: Wiley
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Paul Spector's Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Research and Practice provides students with an understanding of the whole field of I/O psychology by balancing its treatment of both practice and research. The author establishes connections between concepts, both within and across various chapters, making important concepts and findings from the field more understandable. The Fifth Edition builds on the success of its prior four editions, adding new material and new topics, with more than 150 new references. The text continues to focus on providing a clear, understandable, up-to-date text that covers the core material of the field while including the most cutting-edge topics, including technology, internationalization, skilled labor shortages, and occupational health psychology.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Introduction
Research Methods in I/O Psychology
Assessment of Jobs, Performance, and People
Job Analysis
Performance Appraisal
Assessment Methods for Selection and Placement
Selecting and Training Employees
Selecting Employees
Training
The Individual and the Organization
Theories of Employee Motivation
Feelings About Work
Productive and Counterproductive Employee Behavior
Occupational Health Psychology
The Social Context of Work
Work Groups and Work Teams
Leadership and Power in Organizations
Organizational Development and Theory
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