3rd Edition

Work and Organizational Psychology

By Sebastiaan Rothmann, Cary L. Cooper Copyright 2022
    298 Pages 25 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    298 Pages 25 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    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.

    1. Introduction to work and organizational psychology


    2. Individual differences and diversity management

    3. Motivation and satisfaction

    4. Group behaviour

    5. Communication

    6. Leadership


    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


    13. Well-being and dysfunctional behaviour at work

    14. Organizational design, development, and culture


    Series Foreword


    Sebastiaan Rothmann is Professor of Industrial Psychology and Director of the Optentia Research Unit at North-West University, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa. His research interest is the assessment and development of human potential and flourishing in institutions.

    Cary L. Cooper is the 50th Anniversary Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health at the ALLIANCE Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, President of the CIPD (professional body of 156,000 HR professionals), and Chair of the National Forum for Health and Wellbeing at Work (comprised of HR Directors and CMOs of 40 global organisations).