The Psychology of Behaviour at Work: The Individual In the Organisation / Edition 1

The Psychology of Behaviour at Work: The Individual In the Organisation / Edition 1

by Adrian Furnham
     
 

ISBN-10: 0863774946

ISBN-13: 9780863774942

Pub. Date: 12/28/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This comprehensive textbook adopts a psychological perspective to take a fresh look at organisational behaviour. It is a suitable text for accompanying undergraduate psychology courses, providing both the necessary grounding for the student and a realistic backdrop to contextualize theories and add a real-life dimension. Human resource managers should also find

Overview

This comprehensive textbook adopts a psychological perspective to take a fresh look at organisational behaviour. It is a suitable text for accompanying undergraduate psychology courses, providing both the necessary grounding for the student and a realistic backdrop to contextualize theories and add a real-life dimension. Human resource managers should also find this book of interest.; Using a series of boxed illustrations and tables to enhance the text, the author presents the basic tools for understanding organisational psychology and helps readers to understand and grapple with the issues faced by researchers in the field. Special sections are provided on research, human resources and cross-culturalism at the end of each chapter.
Key Features:
* A comprehensive, up-to-date and integrated introduction to organizational psychology for students
* The author is both a gifted educator/author and a leading researcher in the field
* Abundant student exercises and summary tales

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780863774942
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
738
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

What is organizational behaviour?; the history of organizational psychology and the study of OB; vocational choice, organizational selection and socialization; personality and individual differences; work-related Attitudes, Values And Perceptions; Work Motivation And Satisfaction; stress at work; co-operation, power and ethical behaviour in organizations; group dynamics; decision-making; leadership; corporate culture and climate; organizational structure, change and development; working abroad; the future of work.

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