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Psychology and Work Today: An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology / Edition 7
     

Psychology and Work Today: An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology / Edition 7

by Duane P. Schultz, Sydney Ellen Schultz
 

ISBN-10: 0136364659

ISBN-13: 9780136364658

Pub. Date: 12/15/1997

Publisher: Pearson Education

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

Overview

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:
9780136364658
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
12/15/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
566
Product dimensions:
8.13(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.11(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE THE PRACTICE OF INDUSTRIAL/ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY 1(54)
1 Principles, Practices, and Problems
3(25)
2 Techniques, Tools, and Tactics
28(27)
PART TWO THE DEVELOPMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES 55(144)
3 Employee Selection Principles and Techniques
57(41)
4 Psychological Testing
98(30)
5 Performance Appraisal
128(37)
6 Training and Development
165(34)
PART THREE ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY 199(108)
7 Leadership
201(35)
8 Motivation, Job Satisfaction, and Job Involvement
236(39)
9 The Organization of the Organization
275(32)
PART FOUR CHARACTERISTICS OF THE WORKPLACE 307(98)
10 Working Conditions
309(29)
11 Safety, Violence, and Health in the Workplace
338(33)
12 Stress in the Workplace
371(34)
PART FIVE ENGINEERING PSYCHOLOGY 405(36)
13 Engineering Psychology
407(34)
PART SIX CONSUMER PSYCHOLOGY 441
14 Consumer Psychology
443

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