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Psychology and Work Today, 10th Edition




ISBN 9780205683581
Published March 29, 2009 by Routledge
456 Pages

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For undergraduate-level courses in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Business Psychology, Personnel Psychology and Applied Psychology. Psychology and Work Today provides an invaluable foundation for anyone entering today's global business and industrial world. This informative, sophisticated, and entertaining text teaches students about the nature of work in modern society. By focusing on the practical and applied rather than the scientific ideal, the authors demonstrate how industrial-organizational psychology directly impacts our lives as job applicants, trainees, employees, managers, and consumers.

Table of Contents

Part I: The Practice of Industrial-Organizational Psychology  1. Principles, Practices, and Problems.  2. Techniques, Tools, and Tactics  Part II: The Development of Human Resources  3. Employee Selection Principles and Techniques  4. Psychological Testing  5. Performance Appraisal  6. Training and Development  Part III: Organizational Psychology  7. Leadership  8. Motivation, Job Satisfaction, and Job Involvement  9. The Organization of the Organization  Part IV: Characteristics of the Workplace  10. Working Conditions  11. Safety, Violence, and Health in the Workplace  12. Stress in the Workplace  Part V: Engineering Psychology 13. Engineering Psychology  Part VI: Consumer Psychology  14. Consumer Psychology

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Biography

Duane P. Schultz is a former professor of psychology at the University of South Florida. He has also held faculty appointments at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia (now the University of Mary Washington), American University in Washington, D.C., and the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.

Sydney Ellen Schultz is a writer, editor, and researcher who has developed print and digital publications and teaching materials for publishers, government agencies, schools, and professional associations. She and her husband, Duane Schultz, are well regarded as textbook authors.

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