Applying Psychology: Individual and Organizational Effectiveness / Edition 5

Applying Psychology: Individual and Organizational Effectiveness / Edition 5

by Andrew J. DuBrin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130838373

ISBN-13: 9780130838377

Pub. Date: 06/02/1999

Publisher: Pearson Education

This introduction to success in the workplace presents business psychology in clear, layman's language, helping readers understand how the application of psychology can help them improve individual and organizational effectiveness. It addresses the latest topics, including the new model of career advancement, gender differences in communication style, managing…  See more details below

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This introduction to success in the workplace presents business psychology in clear, layman's language, helping readers understand how the application of psychology can help them improve individual and organizational effectiveness. It addresses the latest topics, including the new model of career advancement, gender differences in communication style, managing conflict through cognitive restructuring, human aspects of adjusting to technology, the problem of online addictions, the portfolio career, career downshifting, prospering in a learning organization, dealing with a micromanaging supervisor, 360-degree feedback, cultural diversity and ethics in the office, and other relevant topics with the goal of developing an appreciation of key principles and findings of the psychology of individual behavior. For human resources, industrial/organizational psychology, and general business managers and professionals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130838377
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
06/02/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
477
Product dimensions:
7.24(w) x 9.51(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

I. BASICS OF BUSINESS PSYCHOLOGY AND HUMAN BEHAVIOR.

1. Foundations of Business Psychology.
2. Perception, Learning, Values, and Ethics.
3. Major Sources of Individual Differences.
4. Understanding Yourself.
5. Problem Solving and Creativity.

II. DEALING WITH INDIVIDUALS.

6. Motivating Others and Yourself.
7. Goal Setting for Performance Improvement.
8. Achieving Wellness and Managing Stress.
9. Managing Conflict and Anger.
10. Building Workplace Relationships.
11. Coping with a Variety of Personalities.

III. DEALING WITH SMALL GROUPS AND THE ORGANIZATION.

12. Communicating with People.
13. Groups and Group Decision Making.
14. Teamwork and Adapting to the Organization.
15. Leading and Influencing Others.

IV. REALIZING YOUR POTENTIAL.

16. Achieving Personal Productivity.
17. Achieving a Rewarding and Satisfying Career.
Glossary.
Index.

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