9780136364658

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

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  • ISBN13:

    9780136364658

  • ISBN10:

    0136364659

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/1/1997
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
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Summary

Created for undergraduate 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 and shows them how I/O psychology will directly influence their lives as job applicants, trainees, employees, managers, coordinators, and consumers.

Table of Contents

PART ONE THE PRACTICE OF INDUSTRIAL/ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY 1(54)
1 Principles, Practices, and Problems
3(25)
2 Techniques, Tools, and Tactics
28(27)
PART TWO THE DEVELOPMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES 55(144)
3 Employee Selection Principles and Techniques
57(41)
4 Psychological Testing
98(30)
5 Performance Appraisal
128(37)
6 Training and Development
165(34)
PART THREE ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY 199(108)
7 Leadership
201(35)
8 Motivation, Job Satisfaction, and Job Involvement
236(39)
9 The Organization of the Organization
275(32)
PART FOUR CHARACTERISTICS OF THE WORKPLACE 307(98)
10 Working Conditions
309(29)
11 Safety, Violence, and Health in the Workplace
338(33)
12 Stress in the Workplace
371(34)
PART FIVE ENGINEERING PSYCHOLOGY 405(36)
13 Engineering Psychology
407(34)
PART SIX CONSUMER PSYCHOLOGY 441
14 Consumer Psychology
443

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