Work Psychology

Author: John Arnold
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 1292063424
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Now in its sixth edition, Work Psychology is an accessible and fascinating examination of human behaviour in today’s workplace, written by authors who are all experts in their fields. Substantially updated with new material that reflects current research and debate in the area, the text retains its popular blend of theory, research and engaging examples. Covering a broad range of core topics, this text is suitable for undergraduate students in business, management, and psychology as well as those studying for professional qualifications. This new sixth edition offers you: A clear and consistent structure, including an opening and closing case study and other exercises within each chapter to help you to apply what you’ve learnt. Attractive full-colour design that aids navigation and enlivens the text. Extensive coverage of cross-cultural issues that reflects the increasingly global context of work. Learning outcomes, long and short self-test questions, a glossary, annotated further reading and weblinks to enable your learning within and beyond the textbook. All the latest research and hot topics in the field of work psychology. A new ‘Key debate’ feature that directs you to key controversies and contemporary debate around work psychology today. A new ‘Research methods in focus’ feature that de-mystifies and illustrates with examples the use of strong research methods in practice. A new ‘Point of integration’ feature which clearly links the theories between chapters, allowing for a greater understanding of the topic as a whole. Additional material for lecturers is available at About the authors Written and edited by authors who are all expert teachers and researchers in their fields, Work Psychology offers a clear and authoritative introduction to human behaviour in the workplace. John Arnold is Professor of Organisational Behaviour in the School of Business and Economics at Loughborough University. Ray Randall is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Business and Economics at Loughborough University. With expert contributions from co-authors: Fiona Patterson Founder Director of the Work Psychology Group, Principal Researcher the University of Cambridge and Visiting Professorship at City University London. Joanne Silvester Professor of Psychology, Cass Business School, City University London. Ivan Robertson Founder Director of Robertson Cooper Ltd and Emeritus Professor of Work & Organizational Psychology, Manchester Business School. Professor Sir Cary Cooper CBE 50th Anniversary Professor of Organizational Behaviour & Health, Alliance Manchester Business School, and President of the British Academy of Management. Bernard Burnes Professor of Organisational Change, Stirling Management School. Don Harris Professor of Human Factors in the Centre for Mobility and Transport, Coventry University. Carolyn Axtell Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Work Psychology, Sheffield University Management School.

A Handbook of Work and Organizational Psychology

Author: Charles,De,Wolff
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 1134837690
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.

Humanitarian Work Psychology

Author: Stuart C. Carr
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 0230275451
Format: PDF, ePub
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Contextualizing Humanitarian work in history, justice, methods and professional ethics, this book articulates process skills for transformational partnerships between diverse organizations, motivating education, organisational learning and selecting the disaster workforce.

An Introduction to Work and Organizational Psychology

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

Work Psychology in Action

Author: Anna Sutton
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137302313
Format: PDF
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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 for teaching materials to support their course.

Psychology at Work

Author: Peter Warr
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141932465
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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.

Positive Psychology at Work

Author: Sarah Lewis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111999621X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Positive Psychology at Work brings the fields of positive psychology and appreciative inquiry together for the first time to provide leaders and change agents with a powerful new approach to achieving organizational excellence. Draws together positive psychology and appreciative inquiry in the context of leadership organizational challenges for the first time Presents academically rigorous and referenced material in a jargon-free, accessible manner Arranged with chapters focused on specific organizational challenges to allow readers to quickly find ideas relevant to their unique situation Features short contributions from experienced practitioners of positive psychology and Appreciative Inquiry, and includes case studies from the UK, Europe, Australia and the USAÂ

Work Psychology and Organizational Behaviour

Author: Wendy Hollway
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781446240502
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.

Psychology and Work

Author: Christine Hodson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317797728
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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.

Work and Organizational Psychology

Author: Ian Rothmann
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317510097
Format: PDF
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Psychologists have been fascinated by the world of work, and the changing relationship between people, technology and the workplace, since the onset of the industrial revolution. And in providing a complete and contemporary overview of this evolving and fascinating field, the new edition of Work and Organizational Psychology is the perfect textbook, outlining not only the key theoretical ideas, but also how they relate to the role of psychologists advising today’s organizations. The only textbook to integrate the fields of HRM and organizational behaviour, the new edition is thoroughly revised to cover new technological advances such as virtual workplaces and virtual employees. In an era of rapid socio-economic change, there is also expanded coverage of the role of workplace diversity, employee commitment and globalization, as well as updated chapters on key concepts such as motivation, leadership, group behaviour and well-being at work. Also including a chapter on career development, the book is supported by a range of pedagogical features, spotlighting issues of theoretical, ethical or contemporary interest, whilst also enabling students to engage in active learning. Lucid and comprehensive, the second edition of Work and Organizational Psychology will be the cornerstone for any student of this dynamic field.