Handbook of Work and Organizational Psychology Work psychology

Author: Professor Pieter J D Drenth
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780863775222
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A four volume set. This second edition has been extensively rewritten and should be of interest to both practitioners and students of organizational psychology. The discipline has seen many changes since the original edition was published, and this text seeks to reflect these changes.

Work Psychology

Author: Pieter Johan Diederik Drenth
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780863775239
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Work Psychology, the second volume of the Handbook of Work and Organizational Psychology, concentrates on issues related to the direct relationship between the worker and the organization and on his or her task or function. This could be termed the classical tradition of work psychology, including human factors, psychology and ergonomics. This volume provides a comprehensive update on new issues and studies in this core area. Subjects like safety, occupational stress, workload and absenteeism due to sickness are tackled. Chapters discuss particular types of workers on whom psychologists have focused attention more recently: the older worker, the unemployed, and the foreign worker. Moving away somewhat from the 'micro-world' of the individual worker, models of human economic behaviour and the development of social indicator systems are also explored.

Work Psychology

Author: John Arnold
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780273655442
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"Compulsory initial reading for students on introductory courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The fourth edition establishes itself as the benchmark introductory textbook for students of occupational psychology. It's accessible, scientifically-based and well grounded in theory and practice without ever becoming dry. The case study examples throughout are particularly useful." Dr Neil Anderson, Professor of Organisational Psychology, University of Amsterdam "This is the benchmark text in occupational psychology. Everyone considering a career in this field simply has to read this book prior to starting their course." Dr Andreas Liefooghe,Lecturer in Organisational Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London The fourth edition of this market-leading textbook examines how work psychology helps our understanding and management of the world of work today. Covering a broad range of core topics, this book is suitable for undergraduate students in business, management and psychology as well as those studying for professional qualifications. Key features and benefits Each chapter has an opening and closing case study with related exercises to help apply the theory presented in that chapter. Full colour design helps navigation and enlivens the text. Coverage of cross-cultural issues reflects the increasingly global context of work. Learning outcomes, long and short self-test questions, annotated further reading and weblinks help students structure their learning within and beyond the textbook. A comprehensive glossary helps students revise key terms. A companion website offers extra material for lecturers and students at www.booksites.net/arnold_workpsych More material on performance appraisals, emotional intelligence, diversity and competencies reflects the evolution of courses and the workplace. About the authors John Arnold is Professor of Organisational Behaviour at the Business School, Loughborough University. Joanne Silvester is Professor of Organisational Psychology at Goldsmith's College. Fiona Patterson is Professor of Psychology at City University. Ivan Robertson is an independent consultant. Cary Cooper is Professor of Organisational Psychology and Psychology at Lancaster University. Bernard Burnes is Senior Lecturer in Management at UMIST.

Psychology at Work

Author: Peter Warr
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141932465
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Applied psychology in work settings has made considerable progress in the 30 years since the original version of this book was published. This new collection of essays aims to illustrate both the empirical and practical richness of the field as wellas its theoretical development. The chapters cover psychological processes, the study of groups and workteams, and the nature of complex organizations as a whole. Reflecting recent developments in psychology as well as society generally, topics range from skill and workload, shiftwork, personnel selection, training and careers, and the effects of new technology, leadership and management, to job stress and well-being, women in employment, corporate culture and processes of organizational change.

Psychology and Work

Author: Christine Hodson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317797728
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Psychology and Work provides a concise, user-friendly introduction to the field of occupational psychology. The book covers the main issues in the psychology of work and organizations. Topics discussed include the significance of work to the individual, the motivation to work, selection and training and the effects of work on health and quality of life. Organizational psychology is covered in such topics as group behaviour, leadership and management. The book assumes little or no background knowledge and is made accessible to all by the use of everyday examples throughout. Christine Hodson has produced an ideal text, designed for A Level students and undergraduates of psychology plus business studies new to this field.

An Introduction to Work and Organizational Psychology

Author: Nik Chmiel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1405132760
Format: PDF, Docs
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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

Psychology Applied to Work

Author: Paul M. Muchinsky
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0534607810
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This text provides the most relevent and contemporary applications of today's workplace issues. Case studies, field notes and real company examples in every chapter illustrate and bring to life the relevance of I/O psychology to students daily lives.

Work Psychology in Action

Author: Anna Sutton
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137302313
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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How do managers at successful organisations such as Google motivate their people? What's the best way to lead your team to high performance? What are peak experiences and how can you find them at work? Business is about people: for organisations to thrive, managers need to know how to identify and develop the right people, and how to communicate with, lead and motivate them. Work Psychology in Action introduces key psychological concepts and demonstrates how they come into play in the real world of work, while providing you with an awareness of how business priorities inform and underpin applied psychology. It combines summaries of important research studies with an exploration of topics from different international perspectives to give you a deeper appreciation of how psychology develops and is used around the business world. The book takes a practical, problem-solving approach to understanding the role of psychology in the workplace and focuses on employability skills that will benefit you in your future career. Key features: • Fad or Fact? debates highlight recent management tools and interventions and assess their evidence base. • Psychological Toolkit boxes enable you to use what you have learnt to enhance your own employability and work life. • A section dedicated to cutting-edge psychology, including consumer and financial psychology and research methods. Lecturers can visit www.palgrave.com/companion/sutton-work-psychology for teaching materials to support their course.

Work and Organizational Psychology

Author: Christine E. Doyle
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415208710
Format: PDF
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In this unique text, Christine Doyle provides the student with a cutting-edge introduction to the field of work and organizational psychology. The main focus is on recent changes that have occurred in the world of work, incorporating their causes, consequences, proposed solutions to the associated problems, and above all, the challenges they pose for work and organizational psychology. Among the topics covered are motivation at work, the concept of stress, and the causes of individual accidents and organizational disasters. Solutions to such problems might include lifelong learning and training, performance management, career development, and employee assistance programmes. This lively, provocative, and highly readable book will be an essential resource for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students of work and organizational psychology, as well as business management students, managers and anyone with an interest in human resources management.

The Psychology of Behaviour at Work

Author: Adrian Furnham
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780863774935
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This comprehensive textbook adopts a psychological perspective to take a fresh look at organisational behaviour. It is a suitable undergraduate psychology text, providing both the necessary grounding for the student and a realistic backdrop