9780534596255

Psychology Applied to Work: An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology (with InfoTrac and Concept Chart Booklet)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534596255

  • ISBN10:

    0534596258

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/28/2002
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Published in its First Edition 20 years ago, PSYCHOLOGY APPLIED TO WORK is the long-time market leader in the field of I/O psychology and has become the definitive standard for textbooks in this field. A significant revision, the Seventh Edition continues the text?s tradition of providing a highly readable and understandable framework for the teaching and learning of I/O psychology at the undergraduate level. Muchinsky?s text is renowned for its balanced blend of science and practice, based on the most current knowledge in the field, citing more than 800 references, the majority of which were published in the last five years. Case studies, field notes, and examples based on actual organizations illustrate and bring to life the relevance of I/O psychology to students? daily lives. This new edition enables students to understand the social, cultural, and structural changes affecting the world of work as it applies to employees and employers.

Table of Contents

1. The Historical Background of I/O Psychology
2. Research Methods in I/O Psychology
3. Criteria: Standards for Decision-Making
4. Predictors: Psychological Assessments
5. Personnel Decisions
6. Training and Development
7. Performance Appraisal
8. Organizations and Organizational Change
9. Teams and Teamwork
10.Organizational Attitudes and Behavior
11. Occupational Health
12. Work Motivation
13. Leadership
14. The Changing Nature of Work
References
Glossary
Appendix: Chapter 15- Union/Management Relations
Name Index
Subject Index

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