Psychology and Work Today 10E

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  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-03-29
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Psychology and Work Today, 10/e,is an invaluable preparatory guide for entering todayrs"s global business and industrial world, this informative, sophisticated, and entertaining book informs readers about the nature of work in modern society. Focusing on the practical and applied knowledge, it shows how industrial-organizational psychology directly influence our lives as job applicants, trainees, employees, managers, and consumers.Topics include human resource development (employee selection, psychological testing, performance appraisal, and training); leadership, motivation, job satisfaction, and job involvement; working conditions, safety, violence, and health in the workplace; and engineering and consumer psychology. Hot-button issues such as internet addiction and social isolation, discrimination based on genetic testing, ethnic harassment, and executive coaching are discussed and debated.An excellent handbook for all human resource employees, as well as managers, executives, and others responsible for hiring personnel.

Table of Contents

Brief TOC
The Practice of Industrial-Organizational Psychology
Principles, Practices, and Problems
Techniques, Tools, and Tactics
The Development of Human Resources
Employee Selection Principles and Techniques
Psychological Testing
Performance Appraisal
Training and Development
Organizational Psychology
Motivation, Job Satisfaction, and Job Involvement
The Organization of the Organization
Characteristics of the Workplace
Working Conditions
Safety, Violence, and Health in the Workplace
Stress in the Workplace
Engineering Psychology
Engineering Psychology
Consumer Psychology
Consumer Psychology
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