Organizational and Work Psychology: Topics in Applied Psychology
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Organizational and Work Psychology: Topics in Applied Psychology

by Cary Cooper, Ian Rothmann
     
 

Topics in Applied Psychology offers a range of accessible, integrated texts ideal for courses in applied psychology. The books are written by leading figures in their field and provide a comprehensive academic and professional insight into each topic. They incorporate a range of features to bring psychology to life including case histories, research methods,

Overview

Topics in Applied Psychology offers a range of accessible, integrated texts ideal for courses in applied psychology. The books are written by leading figures in their field and provide a comprehensive academic and professional insight into each topic. They incorporate a range of features to bring psychology to life including case histories, research methods, ethical debate and learner activities. Each chapter opens with learning objectives and concludes with a summary of the main points to consolidate learning. A reading list and sample essay questions at the end of each chapter enable further independent study. The series also offers an appreciation of multiple perspectives, examines the relationship between psychology and other cognate disciplines and discusses recent developments in each field.
Topics in Applied Psychology will provide you with the tools you need to engage with, enjoy and understand your applied psychology discipline, ultimately ensuring confidence and success in exams as well as a comprehensive grounding in the profession.
Organizational and Work Psychology examines individual behavior, motivation and satisfaction, diversity management, teamwork, and decision making. Personnel practices and human resource management, performance management and career management are also explored in depth. The book also includes discussions on health, wellness and dysfunctional behavior at work, politics and power in organizations, leadership, job design and the meaning of work. It concludes with an analysis of organizational cultures and climates and organizational change and development. The integrated and interactive approach, combined with the comprehensive coverage, make this book the ideal companion for courses in applied organizational and work psychology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780340928912
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Series:
Topics in Applied Psychology Series
Pages:
302
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Ian Rothmann is Professor of Industrial Psychology at the North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa.

Cary Cooper is Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health and Pro Vice Chancellor for External Relations at the University of Lancaster.

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