Providing a complete and contemporary overview of the evolving and fascinating world of work, this new edition of Work and Organizational Psychology is the perfect textbook, outlining not only key theoretical ideas, but how they relate to the role of psychologists advising today’s organizations.
Integrating the fields of human resource management and organizational behaviour, the text begins with a chapter to give the reader an insight into the domain of work and organizational psychology, the development of the field of work and organizational psychology, tasks and competencies of organizational and work psychologists, and careers in work and organizational psychology. The remainder of the book is divided into thirteen chapters which address the core areas of work and organizational psychology.
The book is supported by a range of pedagogical features, spotlighting issues of theoretical, ethical, or contemporary interest, whilst also enabling students to engage in active learning.
- Introduction to work and organizational psychology
PART 1: ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
2. Individual differences and diversity management
3. Motivation and satisfaction
4. Group behaviour
PART 2: WORK PSYCHOLOGY
7. Work analysis and human resource planning
8. Recruitment and selection
9. Induction, training, and development
10. Compensation management
11. Performance management
12. Career Development
PART 3: FURTHER ASPECTS OF ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
13. Well-being and dysfunctional behaviour at work
14. Organizational design, development, and culture