Work Motivation Products

  • 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 with the human resource function. It goes beyond conventional interventions, and includes key topics such as diversity, work-life balance, and ethics.…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30 

  • 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 – 2015-11-23 

  • 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
    Series in Organization and Management

  • 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

  • Intellectual Capital in Organizations

    Non-Financial Reports and Accounts

    Edited by Patricia Ordoñez de Pablos, Leif Edvinsson

    In a global competitive economic environment, resources that are scarce or irreplicable are a source of sustained competitive advantage for companies and organizations. Knowledge-based resources are a major and increasing driver of long term competitive advantage. Most accounting standards however…

    Hardback – 2014-12-18
    Routledge Advances in Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management

  • Well-being and Performance at Work

    The role of context

    Edited by Marc van Veldhoven, Riccardo Peccei

    Psychology has been interested in the well-being and performance of people at work for over a century, but our knowledge about both issues, and how they relate to each other, is still evolving. This important new collection provides new understandings on what it means to work productively while…

    Paperback – 2014-11-27
    Psychology Press
    Current Issues in Work and Organizational Psychology

  • Understanding Employee Engagement

    Theory, Research, and Practice

    By Zinta S. Byrne

    Employee engagement is a novel concept that has been building momentum in recent years. Understanding Employee Engagement: Theory, Research, and Practice exposes the science and practice of employee engagement. Grounded in theory and empirical research, this book debates the definitions of…

    Paperback – 2014-07-15
    Applied Psychology Series

  • The Power of Feedback

    Giving, Seeking, and Using Feedback for Performance Improvement

    By Manuel London

    This follow up to the 2003 edition of Job Feedback by Manuel London is updated to cover new research in the area of organizational management. This edition bridges a gap in research that now covers cultural responses to employer feedback, feedback through electronic communications, and how…

    Paperback – 2014-07-15
    Applied Psychology Series

  • Age in the Workplace

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Donald M. Truxillo, Franco Fraccaroli

    The workforce across industrialized nations has become both older and more age-diverse, and this trend is expected to continue in the coming decades. These changes will have important implications for motivating and managing both individual employees and teams and because people are retiring later,…

    Hardback – 2014-07-08

  • Individual Adaptability to Changes at Work

    New Directions in Research

    Edited by David Chan

    Individual adaptability to changes at work refers to an individual’s response to new demands or ill-defined problems created by uncertainty, complexity, mergers, and any rapid change in the work situation. Today, one of the key factors for an individual’s success is said to be adaptability. In the…

    Paperback – 2014-05-05
    Series in Organization and Management

  • The New Psychology of Money

    By Adrian Furnham

    The New Psychology of Money is an accessible and engrossing analysis of our psychological relationship to money in all its forms. Comprehensive and insightful, Adrian Furnham explores the role that money plays in a range of contexts, from the family to the high street, and asks whether the…

    Paperback – 2014-05-01

  • Burnout at Work

    A psychological perspective

    Edited by Michael P Leiter, Arnold B Bakker, Christina Maslach

    The psychological concept of burnout refers to long-term exhaustion from, and diminished interest in, the work we do. It’s a phenomenon that most of us have some understanding of, even if we haven’t always been affected directly. Many people start their working lives full of energy and enthusiasm…

    Paperback – 2014-05-01
    Psychology Press
    Current Issues in Work and Organizational Psychology

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