Psychology and Work Today: An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology / Edition 8

Psychology and Work Today: An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology / Edition 8

by Duane Schultz, Sydney Ellen Schultz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130341312

ISBN-13: 9780130341310

Pub. Date: 12/01/1901

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

An invaluable preparation guide for entering today's business and industrial world, this informative, sophisticated and entertaining book teaches about the nature of work in modern society and shows how industrial-organizational psychology directly influences readers' lives as job applicants, trainees, employees, managers, and consumers. The guide explains the…  See more details below

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An invaluable preparation guide for entering today's business and industrial world, this informative, sophisticated and entertaining book teaches about the nature of work in modern society and shows how industrial-organizational psychology directly influences readers' lives as job applicants, trainees, employees, managers, and consumers. The guide explains the principles, practices, and problems of industrial-organizational psychology, the development of human resources, organizational psychology, characteristics of the workplace, engineering psychology and consumer psychology. For anyone— employees, managers and consumers— involved in today's business and industrial worlds.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130341310
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/01/1901
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
8.14(w) x 10.34(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1The Practice of Industrial/Organizational Psychology1
1Principles, Practices, and Problems3
2Techniques, Tools, and Tactics28
Pt. 2The Development of Human Resources55
3Employee Selection Principles and Techniques57
4Psychological Testing98
5Performance Appraisal128
6Training and Development165
Pt. 3Organizational Psychology199
7Leadership201
8Motivation, Job Satisfaction, and Job Involvement236
9The Organization of the Organization275
Pt. 4Characteristics of the Workplace307
10Working Conditions309
11Safety, Violence, and Health in the Workplace338
12Stress in the Workplace371
Pt. 5Engineering Psychology405
13Engineering Psychology407
Pt. 6Consumer Psychology441
14Consumer Psychology443

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