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Applied Psychology Series

About the Series

Bridging both academic and applied interests, the Applied Psychology Series offers publications that emphasize state-of-the-art research and its application to important issues of human behavior in a variety of societal settings. To date, more than 50 books in various fields of applied psychology have been published in this series.

To propose a title, please contact Jeanette Cleveland ([email protected]), Donald Truxillo ([email protected]), and Zoe Thomson ([email protected]).

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Values and Ethics of Industrial-Organizational Psychology

Values and Ethics of Industrial-Organizational Psychology

3rd Edition

By Joel Lefkowitz
March 07, 2023

This foundational text was one of the first books to integrate work from moral philosophy, developmental/moral psychology, applied psychology, political and social economy, and political science, as well as business scholarship. Twenty years on, this third edition utilizes ideas from the first two ...

Understanding Employee Engagement Theory, Research, and Practice

Understanding Employee Engagement: Theory, Research, and Practice

2nd Edition

By Zinta S. Byrne
February 25, 2022

Understanding Employee Engagement is a comprehensive source for the science and practice of employee engagement. This book provides a rigorous and objective review of scholarship and empirical research on engagement from around the world. Grounded in theory and empirical research, this book ...

How Groups Encourage Misbehavior

How Groups Encourage Misbehavior

1st Edition

By Kevin Murphy
May 27, 2021

How Groups Encourage Misbehavior explores the psychological and social processes by which groups develop a tolerance for and even encourage misbehavior. Drawing from decades of research on social, cognitive and organizational psychology, as well as a deep well of historical research, this book...

Historical Perspectives in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Historical Perspectives in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

2nd Edition

Edited By Laura L. Koppes Bryan
December 30, 2020

Historical Perspectives in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Second Edition updates the first edition with the latest creative and scholarly views of I-O psychology to provide a complete, up-to-date understanding of this discipline’s history within a contemporary context. This new edition...

Positive Psychological Science Improving Everyday Life, Well-Being, Work, Education, and Societies Across the Globe

Positive Psychological Science: Improving Everyday Life, Well-Being, Work, Education, and Societies Across the Globe

2nd Edition

Edited By Stewart I. Donaldson, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Jeanne Nakamura
May 06, 2020

Positive psychological science has experienced extraordinary growth over the past two decades. Research in this area is revealing new strategies and interventions for improving everyday life, health and well-being, work, education, and societies across the globe. Contributions from luminaries in ...

Diversity Resistance in Organizations

Diversity Resistance in Organizations

2nd Edition

Edited By Kecia M. Thomas
April 20, 2020

This new volume revisits diversity resistance 10 years later, examining the fluidity of diversity resistance in workplaces. Top-notch contributors provide insight about the motivations to resist diversity and inclusion as well as offer strategies for preventing and derailing diversity resistance ...

Employee Retention and Turnover Why Employees Stay or Leave

Employee Retention and Turnover: Why Employees Stay or Leave

1st Edition

By Peter W. Hom, David G. Allen, Rodger W. Griffeth
September 06, 2019

This exploration of what employee turnover is, why it happens, and what it means for companies and employees draws together contemporary and classic theories and research to present a well-rounded perspective on employee retention and turnover. The book uses models such as job embeddedness theory, ...

Teamwork and the Bottom Line Groups Make A Difference

Teamwork and the Bottom Line: Groups Make A Difference

1st Edition

Edited By Ned Rosen
January 17, 2019

This volume is based on extensive research findings and the author's observation that successful managers are people who understand the dynamics of group interaction and can use that understanding effectively to motivate members of their group to achieve important goals. Blending theory, research, ...

Aging and Work in the 21st Century

Aging and Work in the 21st Century

2nd Edition

Edited By Kenneth S Shultz, Gary A. Adams
October 18, 2018

Aging and Work in the 21st Century, 2nd edition, reviews, summarizes, and integrates existing literature from various disciplines with regard to aging and work, but with a focus on recent advances in the field. Chapter authors, all leading experts within their respective areas, provide ...

Theories of Team Cognition Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives

Theories of Team Cognition: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives

1st Edition

Edited By Eduardo Salas, Stephen M. Fiore, Michael P. Letsky
August 23, 2018

Cognitive processes in teams have been a valuable arena for team researchers to explore. Team cognition research advances and informs a variety of disciplines, including cognitive and social sciences, engineering, military science, organizational science, human factors, medicine, and communications...

Transforming Performance Management to Drive Performance An Evidence-based Roadmap

Transforming Performance Management to Drive Performance: An Evidence-based Roadmap

1st Edition

By Rose A. Mueller-Hanson, Elaine D. Pulakos
March 21, 2018

Recently a revolution has taken place in organizations around the world to transform their performance management systems from burdensome chores into a valuable business practices. Many high-profile companies have announced they are getting rid of the dreaded performance reviews and replacing them ...

Working Couples Caring for Children and Aging Parents Effects on Work and Well-Being

Working Couples Caring for Children and Aging Parents: Effects on Work and Well-Being

1st Edition

By Margaret B. Neal, Leslie B. Hammer
October 26, 2006

As the baby boomer generation approaches midlife, many dual-earner couples are struggling with issues of simultaneously caring for children while tending to aging parents. This timely book uncovers the circumstances faced by these workers, known as the “sandwiched generation”, and identifies what ...

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