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  • The Psychoanalysis of Career Choice, Job Performance, and Satisfaction

    How to Flourish in the Workplace

    By Paul Marcus

    Freud said that "love and work" are the central therapeutic goals of psychoanalysis; the twin pillars for a sound mind and for living the "good life." While psychoanalysis has masterfully contributed to understanding the experience of love, it has only made a modest contribution to understanding…

    Paperback – 2017-02-01 

  • The Psychology of Humor at Work

    Edited by Christopher Robert

    This is the first book to look at the psychological processes that enable humor to affect people and teams in the workplace. It recognizes that humor plays many roles beyond making people feel happier and more productive, and acknowledges humor’s potential darker side as well. Bringing together a…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Psychology Press
    Current Issues in Work and Organizational Psychology

  • Proactivity at Work

    Making Things Happen in Organizations

    Edited by Sharon K. Parker, Uta K. Bindl

    As organizations grow increasingly complex and unpredictable, the topic of proactivity at work has become of great importance for contemporary workplaces. Proactivity drives performance and innovation of teams and organizations and boosts individuals’ well-being and careers. When individuals are…

    Paperback – 2016-11-22 
    Organization and Management Series

  • Coping with Lack of Control in a Social World

    Edited by Marcin Bukowski, Immo Fritsche, Ana Guinote, Mirosław Kofta

    Coping with Lack of Control in a Social World offers an integrated view of cutting-edge research on the effects of control deprivation on social cognition. The book integrates multi-method research demonstrating how various types of control deprivation, related not only to experimental settings but…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Psychology Press
    Current Issues in Social Psychology

  • Understanding the High Performance Workplace

    The Line Between Motivation and Abuse

    Edited by Neal M. Ashkanasy, Rebecca J Bennett, Mark J Martinko

    This book asks the crucial question: When does high performance supervision become abusive supervision? As more organizations push to adopt high performance work practices (HPWP), the onus increasingly falls on supervisors to do whatever it takes to maximize the productivity of their work teams. In…

    Paperback – 2016-06-09
    SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series

  • The Social Psychology of Organizations

    Diagnosing Toxicity and Intervening in the Workplace

    By Joanna Wilde

    Healthy and successful organizations require the people who work within them to be happy, resilient and creative. Just as a human body is undermined if it suffers from sickness, so an organization can only function fully if the people who work within it feel engagement and well-being, and any toxic…

    Paperback – 2016-04-11

  • Biodata (Routledge Revivals)

    Biographical Indicators of Business Performance

    By Barrie Gunter, Adrian Furnham, Russell Drakeley

    First published in 1993. This book is intended for managers and occupational psychologists involved in the selection and assessment of the workforce. It details the history and development of the use of biographical data for both recruitment and promotion of employees. Grounded in relevant research…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05

  • Career Development

    A human resource development perspective

    By Kimberly McDonald, Linda Hite

    Career Development: A Human Resource Development Perspective offers a strategic framework that demonstrates the role of career development within the human resource function. It goes beyond conventional interventions and includes key topics such as diversity, work–life balance, and ethics.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-10

  • The Ostrich Effect

    Solving Destructive Patterns at Work

    By William A. Kahn

    The Ostrich Effect goes beyond the typical "how to" approach of most books that deal with difficult conversations at work. It aims to teach the reader what conversations to have, and when to have them, in order to solve destructive problems that occur in the workplace. Like the proverbial ostrich…

    Paperback – 2015-12-02

  • Work Motivation in Organizational Behavior, Second Edition

    By Craig C. Pinder

    This second edition of the best-selling textbook on Work Motivation in Organizational Behavior provides an update of the critical analysis of the scientific literature on this topic, and provides a highly integrated treatment of leading theories, including their historical roots and progression…

    Paperback – 2015-11-05
    Psychology Press

  • The Psychology of Planning in Organizations

    Research and Applications

    Edited by Michael D. Mumford, Michael Frese

    This book examines planning as the critical influence on performance at work and in organizations.   Bridging theory and practice, it unites cutting-edge research findings from cognitive science, social psychology, industrial and organizational psychology, strategic management, and…

    Paperback – 2015-06-17
    Organization and Management Series

  • Work Engagement

    A Handbook of Essential Theory and Research

    Edited by Arnold B. Bakker, Michael P. Leiter

    This book provides the most thorough view available on this new and intriguing dimension of workplace psychology, which is the basis of fulfilling, productive work. The book begins by defining work engagement, which has been described as ‘an opposite to burnout,’ following its development into a…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Psychology Press

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