Work in the 21st Century: An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology / Edition 3

Work in the 21st Century: An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology / Edition 3

by Frank J. Landy, Jeffrey M. Conte
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1405190256

ISBN-13: 9781405190251

Pub. Date: 08/17/2009

Publisher: Wiley

Work in the 21st Century is the most current, engaging, and highly regarded text for the industrial and organizational psychology course. Combining leading research, consulting, and over 40 years’ combined teaching expertise, Frank J. Landy and Jeffrey M. Conte provide students with up-to-date examples and cases that link current research and theory to

Overview

Work in the 21st Century is the most current, engaging, and highly regarded text for the industrial and organizational psychology course. Combining leading research, consulting, and over 40 years’ combined teaching expertise, Frank J. Landy and Jeffrey M. Conte provide students with up-to-date examples and cases that link current research and theory to practical issues in the workplace.  Work in the 21st Century continues to emphasize the scientist-practitioner model, showing students the connection between using the tools of science and the practice of I-O psychology.

The third edition retains a number of themes from the prior edition that underscore the multifaceted nature of work such as the increase in cross-cultural work, the diversification of workforces, and the growing complexity of the technical and organizational aspects of work. To this edition the authors add authenticity as a theme, with the goal of preparing students for the 21st-century workplace.

KEY FEATURES

  • Cutting-edge topics and research coverage: includes the Five Factor Theory of Personality, the Big Eight theory of competencies, emotional intelligence, culture and emotions, genetics and job satisfaction, achieving balance between work and nonwork, stress and violence, measuring motivation, integrity testing, entrepreneurship, computer-based assessment, male vs. female leaders, cross-cultural teams, bullying, and more
  • Modular approach: self-contained sections within chapters provide maximum teaching flexibility
  • Case studies and high interest boxes: cases and boxes spotlight concrete examples of key issues in work and behavior in various applied settings
  • Clear and articulate explanations: engaging prose and interesting examples make the book accessible to a wide range of students
  • Appealing and accessible format: four-color design that brings I-O psychology to life and includes the use of newsmaking color photographs and cartoons carefully chosen to illustrate concepts
  • Ancillaries: Instructor’s Manual, Test Bank, Student Study Guide, PowerPoint slides, and Web Resources

NEW TO THIS EDITION

  • Over 480 new references—with more than 80 percent published in 2006 or later to reflect the most current coverage of the rapidly developing field of I-O
  • Important topics added include socialization and national culture, inclusion, authenticity as a theme in 21st-century work, conditional reasoning and aggressive tendencies, and the increasing role of technology as a workplace stressor
  • Expanded coverage of critical areas such as international and cross-cultural issues, ethical behavior, personality and work behavior, counterproductive work behaviors, entrepreneurial motivation, telecommuting, workplace bullying, and team mental models
  • Timely examples and applications of I-O psychology principles including the role of I-O psychologists in the safe landing of US Airways flight 1549 in the Hudson River, the Iraq war, and the creation of a green and sustainable  society

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405190251
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/17/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
816
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Part 1: Fundamentals.

1. What Is Industrial and Organizational Psychology?

Module 1.1 The Importance of I-O Psychology.

Module 1.2 The Past, Present, and Future of I-O Psychology.

Module 1.3 Multicultural and Cross-Cultural Issues in I-O Psychology.

Module 1.4 The Organization of This Book.

Case Study 1.1.

2. Methods and Statistics in I-O Psychology.

Module 2.1 Science.

Module 2.2 Research.

Module 2.3 Data Analysis.

Module 2.4 Interpretation.

Part 2: Industrial Psychology.

3. Individual Differences and Assessment.

Module 3.1 An Introduction to Individual Differences.

Module 3.2 Human Attributes.

Case Study 3.1.

Module 3.3 Foundations of Assessment.

Module 3.4 Assessment Procedures.

Module 3.5 Special Topics in Assessment.

4. Job Analysis and Performance.

Module 4.1 A Basic Model of Performance.

Module 4.2 Extensions of the Basic Performance Model.

Module 4.3 Job Analysis: Fundamental Properties and Practices.

Module 4.4 Job Analysis: Newer Developments.

Module 4.5 Job Evaluation and the Law.

5. Performance Measurement.

Module 5.1 Basic Concepts in Performance Measurement.

Module 5.2 Performance Rating—Substance.

Module 5.3 Performance Rating—Process.

Module 5.4 The Social and Legal Context of Performance Evaluation.

6. Staffing Decisions.

Module 6.1 Conceptual Issues in Staffing.

Module 6.2 Evaluation of Staffing Outcomes.

Module 6.3 Practical Issues in Staffing.

Module 6.4 Legal Issues in Staffing Decisions.

Case Study 6.1.

7. Training and Development.

Module 7.1 Foundations of Training and Learning.

Module 7.2 Content and Methods of Training.

Module 7.3 Evaluating Training Programs.

Module 7.4 Specialized Training Programs.

Part 3: Organizational Psychology.

8. The Motivation to Work.

Module 8.1 An Introduction to Motivation.

Module 8.2 Motivational Theories—Classic Approaches.

Module 8.3 Modern Approaches to Work Motivation.

Module 8.4 Practical Issues in Motivation.

9. Attitudes, Emotions, and Work.

Module 9.1 Job Satisfaction.

Module 9.2 Moods, Emotions, Attitudes, and Behavior.

Module 9.3 Special Topics Related to Attitudes and Emotions.

10. Stress and Worker Well-Being.

Module 10.1 The Problem of Stress.

Module 10.2 Theories of Stress.

Module 10.3 Reducing and Managing Stress.

Module 10.4 Violence at Work.

11. Fairness and Diversity in the Workplace.

Module 11.1 Fairness.

Module 11.2 The Practical Implications of Justice Perceptions.

Module 11.3 Diversity.

12. Leadership.

Module 12.1 The Concept of Leadership.

Module 12.2 Traditional Theories of Leadership.

Module 12.3 New Approaches to Leadership.

Module 12.4 Emerging Topics and Challenges in Leadership Research.

13. Teams in Organizations.

Module 13.1 Types of Teams.

Module 13.2 Input-Process-Output Model of Team Effectiveness.

Module 13.3 Special Issues in Teams.

14. The Organization of Work Behavior.

Module 14.1 The Conceptual and Theoretical Foundations of Organizations.

Module 14.2 Some Social Dynamics of Organizations.

Module 14.3 Organizational Development and Change.

Glossary.

References.

Credits.

Name Index.

Subject Index.

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