Psychology of Behaviour at Work: The Individual in the Organisation / Edition 2

Psychology of Behaviour at Work: The Individual in the Organisation / Edition 2

by Adrian Furnham
     
 

"This authoritative introduction to organizational psychology and organizational behaviour builds on the foundations of the highly successful first edition. Complete with thoroughly updated explanations of key topics, helpful examples and end-of-chapter summaries, The Psychology of Behaviour at Work provides a critical yet highly accessible overview. Explanations of… See more details below

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"This authoritative introduction to organizational psychology and organizational behaviour builds on the foundations of the highly successful first edition. Complete with thoroughly updated explanations of key topics, helpful examples and end-of-chapter summaries, The Psychology of Behaviour at Work provides a critical yet highly accessible overview. Explanations of key research studies, alongside examples of human resources applications and an analysis of cross-cultural issues, lead the reader through theoretical complexities to practical applications." An essential text for psychology students on work and organizational behaviour courses, The Psychology of Behaviour at Work will also be a valuable resource for students in related disciplines and for human resource managers eager to expand their knowledge of this important field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841695044
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/18/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
848
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2The history of organizational psychology and the study of work psychology61
3Vocational choice, organizational selection and socialization107
4Personality and individual differences159
5Work-related attitudes, values and perceptions231
6Work motivation and satisfaction277
7Stress at work354
8Cooperation, power and ethical behaviour in organizations394
9Learning and training at work435
10Group dynamics477
11Decision-making525
12Leadership566
13Culture at work608
14Organizational structure, change and development654
15Working abroad700
16The future of work752

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