1st Edition

A Handbook of Work and Organizational Psychology
Volume 3: Personnel Psychology

ISBN 9780863775253
Published February 9, 2001 by Psychology Press
432 Pages

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Book Description

Personnel Psychology (or Human Resource Management) examines individual differences and their consequences for the organization. Attention is paid to choice processes, abilities and capabilities, needs and need fulfilment, commitment, selection methods, career development, appraisal and training. The focus of personnel psychology is the satisfactory relationship between the employee and the organization, and takes in all the elements influencing this relationship ranging from the traditional area of personnel selection to recent considerations, such as conflict between client demands and government regulations, restriction of output, job evaluation practices, and industrial unrest.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Personnel Selection: Principles, Models and Techniques. The Selection Process. Personal Appraisal. Assessment Centre Methods. Task Characteristics. Job Analysis. Job Evaluation. Theoretical, Practical and Organizational Issues Affecting Training. Work Socialization of Young People. Management Development. Career Development and Career Guidance. Participate Management. Negotiation. Conflict and Conflict Management. Women and Work.

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