ISBN 9788126555291,Industrial And Organizational Psychology

Industrial And Organizational Psychology



Wiley India Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2015

ISBN 9788126555291

ISBN-10 8126555297


Edition 6th
Number of Pages 464 Pages
Language (English)

Organizational & Industrial Psychology

The 6Th Edition Of Industrial And Organizational Psychology Incorporates All New And Updated Literature That Has Been Written On The Topic Since The 5Th Edition. Spector'S Goal Is To Provide An Overview And Comprehensive Understanding Of Organizational Psychology.

Table Of Contents : -

Part I: Introduction
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Research Methods In I/O Psychology
Research Questions
Important Research Design Concepts
Research Setting
Random Assignment And Random Selection
Research Designs
The Experiment
Survey Designs
Observational Designs
Classical Measurement Theory
Descriptive Statistics
Inferential Statistics
Mediator And Moderator Variables
Ethics Of Research
Chapter Summary
Learning By Doing
Part Ii: Assessment Of Jobs, Performance And People
Chapter 3: Job Analysis
What Is Job Analysis?
The Job-Oriented Approach
The Person-Oriented Approach
Purposes Of Job Analysis
Career Development And Vocational Counselling
Legal Issues
Performance Appraisal
Vocational Counselling
How Job Analysis Information Is Collected
Who Provides The Information?
Approaches To Collecting Job Analysis Information
Methods Of Job Analysis
Job Components Inventory
Functional Job Analysis
Position Analysis Questionnaire
Task Inventories
Choosing A Job Analysis Method
Job Analysis Methods For Work Teams
Reliability And Validity Of Job Analysis Information
Job Evaluation
Comparable Worth
Chapter Summary
I/O Psychology In Practice
Learning By Doing
Chapter 4: Performance Appraisal
Why Do We Appraise Employees?
Administrative Decisions
Employee Development And Feedback
Criteria For Research
Performance Criteria
Characteristics Of Criteria
Criterion Complexity
Dynamic Criteria
Contextual Performance
Methods For Assessing Job Performance
Objective Measures Of Job Performance
Subjective Measures Of Job Performance
The Impact Of Technology On Performance Appraisal
Legal Issues In Performance Appraisal
Chapter Summary
I/O Psychology In Practice
Chapter 5: Assessment Methods For Selection And Placement
Job-Related Characteristics
Psychological Tests
Characteristics Of Tests
Ability Tests
Knowledge And Skill Tests
Personality Tests
Emotional Intelligence Tests
Integrity Tests
Vocational Interest Tests
Drug Testing
Biographical Information
Work Samples
Assessment Centers
Electronic Assessment
Electronic Administration Of Psychological Tests
Computer Adaptive Testing
Chapter Summary
I/O Psychology In Practice
Learning By Doing
Part Iii: Selecting And Training Employees
Chapter 6: Selecting Employees
The Planning Of Human Resource Needs
Recruiting Applicants
Selecting Employees
How Do Organizations Select Employees?
Conducting A Validation Study
Validity Generalization
How Predictor Information Is Used For Selection
Getting Applicants To Accept And Keep Job Offers
The Utility Of Scientific Selection
How Valid Selection Devices Work
Computing The Utility Of Scientific Selection
International Differences In Selection Practices
Legal Issues
Legal Selection In The United States
Legal Selection Outside The United States
Chapter Summary
I/O Psychology In Practice
Learning By Doing
Chapter 7: Training
Needs Assessment
Training Design
Trainee Characteristics
Design Factors That Affect Transfer Of Training
Work Environment
Training Methods
Delivery Of A Training Program
Evaluation Of A Training Program
Set Criteria
Choose Design
Choose Measures Of The Criteria
Collect Data
Analyze And Interpret Data
Chapter Summary
I/O Psychology In Practice
Learning By Doing
Part Iv: The Individual And The Organization
Chapter 8: Theories Of Employee Motivation
What Is Motivation?
Work Motivation Theories
Need Theories
Need Hierarchy Theory
Two-Factor Theory
Reinforcement Theory
Expectancy Theory
Self-Efficacy Theory
Justice Theories
Goal-Setting Theory
Control Theory
Action Theory
Chapter Summary
I/O Psychology In Practice
Learning By Doing
Chapter 9: Feelings About Work - Job Attitudes And Emotions
The Nature Of Job Satisfaction
How People Feel About Their Jobs
The Assessment Of Job Satisfaction
Job Descriptive Index (Jdi)
Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire (Msq)
Job In General Scale (Jig)
Is Global Satisfaction The Sum Of Facets?
Antecedents Of Job Satisfaction
Environmental Antecedents Of Job Satisfaction
Personal Antecedents Of Job Satisfaction
Person-Job Fit
Potential Effects Of Job Satisfaction
Organizational Commitment
Assessment Of Organizational Commitment
Organizational Commitment And Other Variables
Emotions At Work
Chapter Summary
I/O Psychology In Practice
Learning By Doing
Chapter 10: Productive And Counterproductive Employee Behavior
Productive Behavior - Task Performance
Ability And Performance
Motivation And Performance
Personal Characteristics And Performance
Environmental Conditions And Task Performance
Organizational Constraints
Organizational Citizenship Behavior (Ocb)
Counterproductive Work Behavior - Withdrawal
Counterproductive Work Behavior: Aggression, Sabotage, And Theft
Labor Unrest And Strikes
Chapter Summary
I/O Psychology In Practice
Learning By Doing
Chapter 11: Occupational Health Psychology
Occupational Health And Safety
Accidents And Safety
Infectious Disease
Loud Noise
Musculo-Skeletal Disorders (Msd)
Harmful Substance Exposure
Workplace Violence
Work Schedules
Night Shifts
Long Shifts
Flexible Work Schedules
Occupational Stress
The Occupational Stress Process
Job Stressors
Work-Family Conflict
Chapter Summary
I/O Psychology In Practice
Learning By Doing
Part V: The Social Context Of Work
Chapter 12: Work Groups And Work Teams
Work Groups Versus Work Teams
Virtual Teams
Important Group Concepts
Group Cohesiveness
Process Loss
Team Commitment
Team Mental Model
Group And Team Performance
Performance In The Presence Of Others
Group Versus Individual Performance On Additive Tasks
Group Problem Solving
Group Decision Making
Team Innovation
Team Ksaos
Group Diversity
Interventions With Work Groups In Organizations
Autonomous Work Groups
Quality Circles
Team Building
Chapter Summary
I/O Psychology In Practice
Chapter 13: Leadership And Power In Organizations
What Is Leadership?
Sources Of Influence And Power
French And Raven'S (1959) Bases Of Power
Yuk'S (1989) Sources Of Political Power
Political Skill
Abuse Of Supervisory Power: Sexual And Ethnic Harassment
Approaches To The Understanding Of Leadership
The Trait Approach
The Leader Behavior Approach
Fiedler'S Contingency Theory
Path-Goal Theory
Leader-Member Exchange (Lmx) Theory
Transformational Leadership Theory
Vroom-Yetton Model
Women In Leadership Positions
Gender And Leadership Style
Cross-Cultural Issues In Leadership
Chapter Summary
I/O Psychology In Practice
Learning By Doing
Chapter 14: Organizational Development And Theory
Organizational Development
Employee Acceptance Of Change
Management By Objectives
Survey Feedback
Team Building
Effectiveness Of Od
Organizational Theories
Theory X/Theory Y
Open System Theory
Sociotechnical Systems Theory
Comparison Of The Theories
Chapter Summary
I/O Psychology In Practice
Learning By Doing
Name Index
Subject Index