ISBN 9780321056870,Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology



Pearson Education Ltd

Publication Year 1999

ISBN 9780321056870

ISBN-10 0321056876


Edition 3rd
Number of Pages 586 Pages
Language (English)

General science

Inviting and comprehensive, this introduction to industrial/organizational psychology emphasizes the connections between theory and practice across the full spectrum of personnel issues, worker issues, work group and organizational issues, and work environment issues. Coverage of career information, employee-centered issues, and cutting-edge research make the book ideal for those considering a career in the field. Research Methods in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Statistical Analysis of Research Data. PERSONNEL ISSUES. Job Analysis. Employee Selection. Employee Training and Development. Evaluating Employee Performance. WORKER ISSUES. Motivation. Job Satisfaction, Work Attendance, and Quality of Work Life. Worker Stress. WORK GROUP AND ORGANIZATIONAL ISSUES. Communication in the Work Place. Group Processes in Work Organizations. Leadership. Influence, Power, and Politics. Organizational Structure, Culture, and Development. WORK ENVIRONMENT ISSUES. Human Factors in Work Design. Work Conditions and Work Safety. For anyone wanting an overview of the field of industrial/organizational psychology, especially as a career.