Work and organizational psychology / Ian Rothmann and Cary L. Cooper.
Contributor(s): Cooper, Cary L | Rothmann, S. (Sebastiaan). Organizational and work psychology.Material type: BookSeries: Topics in applied psychology.Publisher: London : New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, Publisher: ©2015Edition: Second edition.Description: vi, 285 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781848722200 (paperback); 9781848722194 (hardback).Subject(s): Psychology, Industrial | Organizational behavior | PSYCHOLOGY / Applied Psychology | PSYCHOLOGY / Industrial & Organizational PsychologyDDC classification: 158.7
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-282) and index.
Organizational psychology. Individual differences and diversity management, Motivation and satisfaction, Group behaviour, Communication, Leadership. Work psychology. Human resource planning and job analysis, Recruitment and selection, Induction, training and development, Compensation management, Performance appraisal, Career development. Further aspects of organizational psychology. Well-being and dysfunctional behaviour at work, Organizational design, development and culture.
"Organizational and Work Psychology examines individual behaviour, motivation and satisfaction, diversity management, teamwork, and decision making. Personnel practices and human resource management, performance management and career management are also explored in depth. The book also includes discussions on health, wellness and dysfunctional behaviour at work, politics and power in organizations, leadership, job design and the meaning of work. It concludes with an analysis of organizational cultures and climates and organizational change and development. The integrated and interactive approach, combined with the comprehensive coverage, make this book the ideal companion for courses in applied organizational and work psychology.Topics in Applied Psychology offers a range of accessible, integrated texts ideal for courses in applied psychology. The books are written by leading figures in their field and provide a comprehensive academic and professional insight into each topic. They incorporate a range of features to bring psychology to life including case histories, research methods, ethical debate and learner activities. "-- Provided by publisher.
"This concise but comprehensive introduction to organizational and work psychology links theory and practice to provide an overview of both the academic and professional aspects of this field. It examines personal practice in the work environment, explores work from a management perspective, and also covers the politics of work organizations. Each chapter contains discussion of ethical issues, research methods, and real-world applied examples. The integrated and interactive approach, combined with full online support and comprehensive coverage, make this book the ideal companion for courses in this area"-- Provided by publisher.