A contemporary perspective featuring the latest research.
Written by a leading researcher in one of the nation’s top I/O programs, this text has long been acclaimed for its concise, research-based approach, and personable writing style. The new edition again offers a thoroughly contemporary perspective on the field, with the latest research and new ways for you to explore what’s happening in I/O psychology today. Each chapter presents you with a specific practice, controversy, or developing theory that practitioners and researchers are grappling with now and which will continue to influence the field in the coming years. These brief essays are followed by discussion questions that will help you further apply the concepts. Updated chapters cover the latest workplace issues, including stress and worker well-being, age diversity in teams, and religion in the workplace.
Table of Contents
Part I: History and Research Methods of I/OChapter 1: I/O Psychology: Then and Now Chapter 2: Research Methods in I/O Psychology
Part II: Industrial Psychology Chapter 3: Job Analysis Chapter 4: Criterion Measurement Chapter 5: Performance Appraisal Chapter 6: Predictors Chapter 7: Selection Decisions and Personnel Law Chapter 8: Training and Development
Part III: Organizational Psychology Chapter 9: Motivation Chapter 10: Job Attitudes: Antecedents and Consequences Chapter 11: Stress and Worker Well-Being Chapter 12: Group Processes and Work Teams Chapter 13: Leadership
Chapter 14: Organizational Theory and Development