An Introduction to Work and Organizational Psychology

Author: Nik Chmiel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1405132760
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The updated second edition of this best-selling textbook will continue to provide the most comprehensive European introduction to issues in work and organisational psychology, for those with no prior knowledge of the field. Presenting a range of topics core to the subject area plus chapters on topics recently emerged, the book brings the content of the previous edition fully up-to-date. Each chapter is written by a European expert in their field, and provides both a comprehensive account of the topics included and the current views on them. With more substantial case studies, an increased use of graphics, a full range of instructor support, and a variety of state-of-the-art pedagogical features to fire the imagination, "An Introduction to Work and Organizational Psychology" will continue to set the standard for European work psychology textbooks

New Directions in Organizational Psychology and Behavioral Medicine

Author: Dr Alexander-Stamatios Antoniou
Publisher: Gower Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1409460231
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This research shows the dynamic relationship between work, health and satisfaction. New Directions in Organizational Psychology and Behavioral Medicine, comprehensively covers new developments in the field of occupational health psychology and provides insight into the many challenges that will change the nature of occupational health psychology. The editors have gathered 40 experts from all over the developed world to discuss issues relevant to human resource and talent management, and specifically to employment related physical and psychological health issues. Especially because it comes at a time of economic turbulence that will create work stress and strain, organizations, researchers and practitioners will find this book valuable.

Organizational Psychology in Cross Cultural Perspective

Author: Colin P. Silverthorne
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814739860
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The last two decades have seen an explosive increase in the ethnic diversity of the workforce, growth in international business, and the emergence of many more multinational companies. The potential for problems as companies operate across borders and managers manage in countries which have different values, norms and cultural behaviors is great. By looking at organizational psychology in a cross-cultural context, we can gain an understanding of the challenges facing organizations and business today. This text breaks new ground in introducing organizational psychology from a cross cultural perspective. It provides a foundational overview of the current major theories in organizational psychology, and illuminates the impact of cultural differences on organizational dynamics. It also makes available specific research concerning our current understandings of how these dynamics play out in particular regions and countries, such as autocratic versus democratic leadership styles in Africa and Europe or conflict management in Asia. The volume offers a welcome introduction to the topic to those in industrial/organizational psychology, international relations and management, and international business/MBA programs focusing on international issues.

An Introduction to Social Psychology

Author: Miles Hewstone
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444335448
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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"The fifth edition of this highly successful text, An Introduction to Social Psychology has been fully revised and updated. Accessibility for students has been improved, including better illustrations, greater use of colour and a more approachable format, as well as a wealth of online resources. Combining its traditional academic rigour with a contemporary level of cohesion, accessibility, pedagogy and instructor support, the fifth edition of An Introduction to Social Psychology provides the definitive treatment of social psychology"--

Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Author: Ron Riggio
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317351207
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Demonstrates the connection between psychological theory and application in the field of Industrial / Organizational Psychology. Introduction to Industrial / Organizational Psychology is a student-centered, real-world driven program designed and written with the student in mind, giving examples and illustrations relevant to their world of work. The sixth edition continues to be accessible to students while maintaining a comprehensive coverage of the classical and new topics.With more student-oriented features, instructors will find this the most thoroughly referenced I/O psychology and student accessible text on the market. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: * Connect psychological theory in the field of industrial/organizational psychology and apply the concepts to their everyday world of work * Be familiar with "classic" theories and research along with the latest developments and innovations in the field * Understand the overview of the world of work.

New Frontiers in Work and Family Research

Author: Joseph G. Grzywacz
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 1135068658
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The purpose of this volume is to showcase alternative theoretical and methodological approaches to work and family research, and present methodological alternatives to the widely known shortcomings of current research on work and the family. In the first part of the book contributors consider various theoretical perspectives including: Positive Organizational Psychology System Theory Multi-Level Theoretical Models Dyadic Study Designs The chapters in Part Two consider a number of methodological issues including: key issues pertaining to sampling, the role of diary studies, Case Cross-over designs, Biomarkers, and Cross-Domain and Within-Domain Relations. Contributors also elaborate the conceptual and logistical issues involved in incorporating novel measurement approaches. The book will be of essential reading for researchers and students in work and organizational psychology, and related disciplines.

Migration and Domestic Work

Author: Helma Lutz
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317096436
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Domestic work has become highly relevant on a local and global scale. Until a decade ago, domestic workers were rare in European households; today they can be found working for middle-class families and single people, for double or single parents as well as for the elderly. Performing the three C's - cleaning, caring and cooking - domestic workers offer their woman power on a global market which Europe has become part of. This global market is now considered the largest labour market for women world wide and it has triggered the feminization of migration. This volume brings together contributions by European and US based researchers to look at the connection between migration and domestic work on an empirical and theoretical level. The contributors elaborate on the phenomenon of 'domestic work' in late modern societies by discussing different methodological and theoretical approaches in an interdisciplinary setting. The volume also looks at the gendered aspects of domestic work; it asks why the re-introduction of domestic workers in European households has become so popular and will argue that this phenomenon is challenging gender theories. This is a timely book and will be of interest to academics and students in the fields of migration, gender and European studies.

Work Psychology and Organizational Behaviour

Author: Wendy Hollway
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781446240502
Format: PDF, ePub
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Tracing the development of work psychology and organizational behaviour from the early 20th century to the present, this book focuses on the relations between knowledge, power and practice. The author charts the impact of such psychology upon the emergence of new management tools.