Psychology Applied to Work: An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology / Edition 5

Psychology Applied to Work: An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology / Edition 5

by Paul M. Muchinsky
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534338763

ISBN-13: 9780534338763

Pub. Date: 08/01/1996

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

Dramatic challenges and changes in the world of work prompted a sweeping revision of this Fifth Edition of Psychology Applied to Work: An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Muchinsky now discusses the social, cultural, and structural changes affecting business and the workplace, as well as their impact on employers and employees. Muchinsky…  See more details below

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Dramatic challenges and changes in the world of work prompted a sweeping revision of this Fifth Edition of Psychology Applied to Work: An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Muchinsky now discusses the social, cultural, and structural changes affecting business and the workplace, as well as their impact on employers and employees. Muchinsky consistently relates practical, real-life situations to the best practices offered by industrial and organizational psychology. The author takes you into the workplace using field notes based on his own consulting experience. Case studies present you with complex workplace problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534338763
Publisher:
Wadsworth Publishing Company
Publication date:
08/01/1996
Series:
Psychology Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
538
Product dimensions:
7.59(w) x 9.48(h) x 1.07(d)

Table of Contents

Sect. 1The Foundations of Industrial/Organization (I/O) Psychology1
Ch. 1The Historical Background of I/O Psychology3
Ch. 2Research Methods in I/O Psychology25
Sect. 2Personnel Psychology59
Ch. 3Criteria: Standards for Decision Making61
Ch. 4Predictors: Psychological Assessments91
Ch. 5Personnel Decisions133
Ch. 6Training and Development174
Ch. 7Performance Appraisal212
Sect. 3Organizational Psychology243
Ch. 8Organizations and Work Teams245
Ch. 9Organizational Behavior273
Ch. 10Stress and Well-Being at Work299
Ch. 11Work Motivation326
Ch. 12Leadership355
Sect. 4The Work Environment385
Ch. 13Job Design and Organization Development: Creating High-Performance Organizations387
Ch. 14Union/Management Relations420
Ch. 15Ergonomics and Work Conditions448
Ch. 16The Changing Nature of Work484

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