Applied Psychology Series

Series Editors: Jeanette N. Cleveland, Kevin R. Murphy

The objective of the Applied Psychology Series is to offer publications that emphasize state-of-the-art research and its application to important issues of human behavior in a variety of societal settings.

The objective is to bridge both academic and applied interests. To date, more than 45 books in various fields of applied psychology have been published in this series.

If you are interested in joining this prestigious list of authors, please contact Jeanette Cleveland (Jeanette.Cleveland@ColoState.edu), Kevin Murphy (krm10@me.com), or Lauren Verity (lauren.verity@taylorandfrancis.com).

  • Psychosocial Dynamics of Cyber Security

    Edited by Stephen J Zaccaro, Reeshad S. Dalal, Lois E. Tetrick, Julie A. Steinke

    This new volume, edited by industrial and organizational psychologists, will look at the important topic of cyber security work in the US and around the world. With contributions from experts in the fields of industrial and organizational psychology, human factors, computer science, economics, and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-16 
    Routledge
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  • Functional Job Analysis

    A Foundation for Human Resources Management

    By Sidney A. Fine, Steven F. Cronshaw

    This book was written to address the need for timely, thorough, practical, and defensible job analysis for HR managers. Under continuing development over the past 50 years, Functional Job Analysis (FJA) is acknowledged by major texts in HR and industrial/organizational psychology as one of the…

    Paperback – 2014-08-12
    Psychology Press
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  • Heavy Work Investment

    Its Nature, Sources, Outcomes, and Future Directions

    Edited by Itzhak Harpaz, Raphael Snir

    The book deals with the concept of Heavy Work Investment (HWI) recently initiated by Snir and Harpaz. Since its introduction the interest in the general HWI model has increased considerably. The book illustrates the development of HWI conceptualization, theory, and research. It deals with the…

    Paperback – 2014-08-01
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  • 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
    Routledge
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  • 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
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  • Diversity Ideologies in Organizations

    Edited by Kecia M. Thomas, Victoria C. Plaut, Ny Mia Tran

    Since the increased attention toward diversity in the workplace, the concepts of "diversity initiatives" and "diversity management" have become a common place in many conversations among academics and practitioners alike. The diversity movement in the workplace originated from the increased…

    Paperback – 2014-01-02
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  • Bullying in the Workplace

    Causes, Symptoms, and Remedies

    Edited by John Lipinski, Laura M. Crothers

    Bullying in the workplace is a phenomenon that has recently intrigued researchers studying management and organizational issues, leading to such questions as why it occurs and what causes such harassment. This volume written by experts in a wide range of fields including Industrial and…

    Paperback – 2013-08-05
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  • Handbook of Personality at Work

    Edited by Neil Christiansen, Robert Tett

    Personality has emerged as a key factor when trying to understand why people think, feel, and behave the way they do at work. Recent research has  linked personality to important aspects of work such as job performance, employee attitudes, leadership, teamwork, stress, and turnover. This…

    Hardback – 2013-06-12
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  • Validity Generalization

    A Critical Review

    Edited by Kevin R. Murphy

    This volume presents the first wide-ranging critical review of validity generalization (VG)--a method that has dominated the field since the publication of Schmidt and Hunter's (1977) paper "Development of a General Solution to the Problem of Validity Generalization." This paper and the work that…

    Paperback – 2013-05-01
    Psychology Press
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  • Green Organizations

    Driving Change with I-O Psychology

    Edited by Ann Hergatt Huffman, Stephanie R. Klein

    This book is a landmark in showing how industrial-organizational psychology and related fields contribute to environmental sustainability in organizations.  Industrial-organizational psychology embraces a scientist/practitioner model: evidence-based best practice to solve real-world issues.…

    Paperback – 2013-03-27
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  • Individual and Team Skill Decay

    The Science and Implications for Practice

    Edited by Winfred Arthur, Jr., Eric Anthony Day, Winston Bennett, Jr., Antoinette M. Portrey

    Skill and knowledge retention is a major issue and concern in learning and skill acquisition, especially when trained or acquired skills (or knowledge) are needed after long periods of nonuse. The goal of this book is to summarize and advance the thinking of critical issues related to skill…

    Paperback – 2013-03-19
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  • Organizational Surveys

    The Diagnosis and Betterment of Organizations Through Their Members

    By Frank J. Smith

    Surveys conducted within organizations have become an important aspect of human resource management and organizational functioning. This new book by Frank Smith--a leader in this field--offers a unique perspective on organizational surveys. It emphasizes the experience of developing, carrying out,…

    Paperback – 2012-12-14
    Psychology Press
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  • The Future of Leadership Development

    Edited by Susan Elaine Murphy, Ronald E. Riggio

    Leadership in today's organizations is a tough business. Organizational leaders face a number of challenges as their jobs, and the world around them, become increasingly complex. Trends, such as organizational "delayering," rapid technological advances, and increased employee empowerment require…

    Paperback – 2012-11-28
    Psychology Press
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  • Mid and Late Career Issues

    An Integrative Perspective

    By Mo Wang, Deborah A. Olson, Kenneth S. Shultz

    This new book looks at the unique career issues faced by those workers in their mid and late career stages, particularly with regard to the psychosocial dynamics of mid and late careers. With the growth in aging workers worldwide, we need a deeper understanding of the unique challenges and issues…

    Hardback – 2012-09-07
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  • Inclusive Leadership

    The Essential Leader-Follower Relationship

    By Edwin Hollander

     This landmark book, by Edwin P. Hollander, a noted organizational social psychologist and long-time contributor to leadership research and practice, highlights the leader-follower relationship as central to effective leadership. Inclusive Leadership is a process of active followership…

    Paperback – 2012-07-27
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  • The Handbook of Work Analysis

    Methods, Systems, Applications and Science of Work Measurement in Organizations

    Edited by Mark Alan Wilson, Winston Bennett, Jr., Shanan Gwaltney Gibson, George Michael Alliger

    This new handbook, with contributions from experts around the world, is the most comprehensive treatise on work design and job analysis practice and research in over 20 years. The handbook, dedicated to Sidney Gael, is the next generation of Gael’s successful Job Analysis Handbook for Business…

    Hardback – 2012-04-12
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  • The Employee-Organization Relationship

    Applications for the 21st Century

    Edited by Lynn M. Shore, Jacqueline A-M. Coyle-Shapiro, Lois E. Tetrick

    "Employee-organization relationship" is an overarching term that describes the relationship between the employee and the organization. It encompasses psychological contracts, perceived organizational support, and the employment relationship. Remarkable progress has been made in the last 30 years in…

    Hardback – 2012-02-14
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  • Evidence-Based Productivity Improvement

    A Practical Guide to the Productivity Measurement and Enhancement System (ProMES)

    By Robert D. Pritchard, Sallie J. Weaver, Elissa Ashwood

    This new book explains the Productivity Measurement and Enhancement system (ProMES) and how it meets the criteria for an optimal measurement and feedback system. It summarizes all the research that has been done on productivity, mentioning other measurement systems, and gives detailed information…

    Paperback – 2011-12-01
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  • Theories of Team Cognition

    Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Eduardo Salas, Stephen M. Fiore, Michael P. Letsky

    Cognitive processes in teams have been a valuable arena for team researchers to explore. Team cognition research advances and informs a variety of disciplines, including cognitive and social sciences, engineering, military science, organizational science, human factors, medicine, and communications…

    Hardback – 2011-09-08
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  • Early Development and Leadership

    Building the Next Generation of Leaders

    Edited by Susan E. Murphy, Rebecca Reichard

    Today we often look to our leaders in business, government, or the social sector, to make effective decisions in a complex world. Whether they are asked what steps to take to improve competitiveness in a global economy or to make tough ethical choices, well-trained leaders are critical to…

    Hardback – 2011-04-18
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  • Applied Positive Psychology

    Improving Everyday Life, Health, Schools, Work, and Society

    Edited by Stewart I. Donaldson, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Jeanne Nakamura

    Positive Psychology has experienced extraordinary growth over the past decade. Emerging research in this area is suggesting new strategies for improving everyday life, healthcare, education systems, organizations and work life, and societies across the globe. This book will be of interest to all…

    Paperback – 2011-02-28
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  • Insidious Workplace Behavior

    Edited by Jerald Greenberg

    Insidious Workplace Behavior (IWB) refers to low-level, pervasive acts of deviance directed at individual or organizational targets. Because of its inherently stealthy nature, scientists have paid little attention to IWB, allowing us to know very little about it. With this book, that now is…

    Paperback – 2010-06-22
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  • The Influence of Culture on Human Resource Management Processes and Practices

    Edited by Dianna Stone, Eugene Stone-Romero

    It is clear that organizations are becoming more culturally diverse, and a better understanding of multiculturism and its impact on organizations is needed. This book, with contributions from expert academics, is designed to motivate both the further development of models concerned with the…

    Paperback – 2007-12-07
    Psychology Press
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  • Diversity Resistance in Organizations

    Edited by Kecia M. Thomas

    This is a groundbreaking volume that provides informed, balanced yet frank discussion of US workplace diversity and diversity resistance issues. The chapters in this book put a name on behaviors and practices that have existed in the workplace for a long time, yet until recently have had no…

    Paperback – 2007-11-15
    Psychology Press
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  • Aging and Work in the 21st Century

    By Kenneth S. Shultz, Gary A. Adams

    The aging of baby boomers, along with the predicted decrease of the available labor pool, will place increased scrutiny and emphasis on issues relating to an aging workforce. Furthermore, future economic downturns will place strong pressure on older workers to remain in the workforce, and on…

    Paperback – 2007-02-22
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  • Working Couples Caring for Children and Aging Parents

    Effects on Work and Well-Being

    By Margaret B. Neal, Leslie B. Hammer

    As the baby boomer generation approaches midlife, many dual-earner couples are struggling with issues of simultaneously caring for children while tending to aging parents. This timely book uncovers the circumstances faced by these workers, known as the “sandwiched generation”, and identifies what…

    Paperback – 2006-10-26
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  • Work, Family, and Community

    Exploring Interconnections

    By Patricia Voydanoff

    Research in recent decades has proven that the seemingly disparate worlds of family life and the workplace are in fact closely intertwined. Moreover, scholars have begun to recognize the extent to which community life influences the work-family interface, for instance, the lack of fit between…

    Paperback – 2006-09-06
    Psychology Press
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  • Historical Perspectives in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

    Edited by Laura L. Koppes

    This unique book is the first to contain a comprehensive history of industrial and organizational psychology, covering numerous topics in the discipline. The history presented offers various perspectives, including the contributions of individuals, organizations, and contextual or situational…

    Paperback – 2006-08-29
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  • Performance Measurement

    Current Perspectives and Future Challenges

    Edited by Winston Bennett, Charles E. Lance, David J. Woehr

    Over the course of the past few years, teaching, research, and practice has underscored the importance of performance measurement and criterion development as topics of great interest, considerable debate, and some misunderstanding. It has also become clear that the field needs to address a…

    Paperback – 2006-04-28
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  • A Critique of Emotional Intelligence

    What Are the Problems and How Can They Be Fixed?

    Edited by Kevin R. Murphy

    This book analyzes important criticisms of the current research on Emotional Intelligence (EI), a topic of growing interest in the behavioral and social sciences. It looks at emotional intelligence research and EI interventions from a scientific and measurement perspective and identifies ways of…

    Paperback – 2006-04-10
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  • Pathways to Outstanding Leadership

    A Comparative Analysis of Charismatic, Ideological, and Pragmatic Leaders

    By Michael D. Mumford

    The intent of this book is to provide a comprehensive comparison of charismatic, ideological, and pragmatic leadership. One hundred twenty leaders from government, military, business, religion, and politics are examined with respect to key leadership behaviors, including problem solving, leader&…

    Paperback – 2006-03-22
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  • Assessment Centers in Human Resource Management

    Strategies for Prediction, Diagnosis, and Development

    By George C. Thornton III, Deborah E. Rupp

    The theme permeating this book on assessment centers is "continuity and change", describing what has remained the same and what has changed in the 50-year history of the assessment center method. One of the important changes explored is the evolution of the goals of assessment center programs and…

    Paperback – 2005-12-02
    Psychology Press
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  • Staffing Organizations

    Contemporary Practice and Theory, 3rd Edition

    By Robert E. Ployhart, Benjamin Schneider, Neal Schmitt

    Staffing Organizations: Contemporary Practice and Theory, the new third edition of a classic in the field, shows how organizations of all sizes can use effective staffing procedures as a source of sustained competitive advantage. Practically, the book shows how to choose, develop, and administer…

    Paperback – 2005-11-23
    CRC Press
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  • Work and Family

    An International Research Perspective

    Edited by Steven A.Y. Poelmans

    The entrance of women into managerial positions in significant numbers brings work and family issues to center stage, shifting the spotlight from issues of entry and equality of access to the consideration of the work-family conflicts and the difficulties posed on female managers. Looking at new…

    Paperback – 2005-02-24
    Psychology Press
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  • Work and Life Integration

    Organizational, Cultural, and Individual Perspectives

    Edited by Ellen Ernst Kossek, Susan J. Lambert

    Work-family researchers have had much success in encouraging both organizations and individuals to recognize the importance of achieving greater balance in life. Work and Life Integration addresses the intersect between work, life, and family in new and interesting ways. It discusses current…

    Paperback – 2004-11-05
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  • Leader Development for Transforming Organizations

    Growing Leaders for Tomorrow

    By David V. Day, Stephen J. Zaccaro, Stanley M. Halpin

    This book examines numerous topic areas that are considered to be especially relevant for making a strategic leader development investment. The topics covered are areas that have theoretical and empirical connections to important aspects of growth, change, adult development, and underlying…

    Paperback – 2004-01-22
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  • Developing Organizational Simulations

    A Guide for Practitioners and Students

    By George C. Thornton III, George C. Thornton III, Deborah E. Rupp, Rose A. Mueller-Hanson, Deborah E. Rupp, Rose Hanson

    This book provides a concise source of information on effective and practical methods for constructing simulation exercises for the assessment of psychological characteristics relevant to effectiveness in work organizations. Simulation exercises present the examinee with descriptions of complex…

    Paperback – 2003-09-01
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  • Misbehavior in Organizations

    Theory, Research, and Management

    By Yoav Vardi, Yoav Vardi, Ely Weitz, Ely Weitz

    For many years, scholars aligned with mainstream research paradigms that make up organizational behavior (OB) have been leaning toward the more positive depiction of organizational reality. To better understand people's behavior in the workplace, they must also explore misbehavior. Organizational…

    Paperback – 2003-08-01
    Psychology Press
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  • Job Feedback

    Giving, Seeking, and Using Feedback for Performance Improvement, 2nd Edition

    By Manuel London, Manuel London

    This book demonstrates how managers can be more effective in gathering and processing performance information about subordinates, making ratings on performance appraisals and multisource feedback surveys, and feeding back this information in a way that is nonthreatening and leads to productive…

    Hardback – 2003-07-01
    Psychology Press
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  • Ethics and Values in Industrial-Organizational Psychology

    By Joel Lefkowitz

    Ethics and Values in Industrial-Organizational Psychology is one of the first books to integrate work from the fields of moral philosophy, moral psychology, IO Psychology and political and social economy, as well as business. It sets out to provide a "framework for moral action" and presents…

    Paperback – 2003-05-01
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  • Individual Assessment

    As Practiced in Industry and Consulting

    By Kristin O. Prien, Kristin O. Prien, Jeffery S. Schippmann

    Individual Assessment is a professional practice important to Human Resource Managers, Executives and anyone making decisions about employees. Finally, we now have a clear, practical guide with methodologically-grounded descriptions of how to successfully do it. The authors have put together a…

    Paperback – 2003-04-01
    Psychology Press
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  • Multiple Commitments in the Workplace

    An Integrative Approach

    By Aaron Cohen

    The growing interest in multiple commitments among researchers and practitioners is evinced by the greater attention in the literature to the broader concept of work commitment. This includes specific objects of commitment, such as organization, work group, occupation, the union, and one's job. In…

    Paperback – 2003-01-01
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  • Leadership Development

    Paths To Self-insight and Professional Growth

    By Manuel London

    Leadership Development explores how leaders gain and use self-knowledge for continuous improvement and career development and describes how leaders help themselves and the people with whom they work, understand themselves, and become more self-determined, continuous learners, and make the most of…

    Paperback – 2001-09-01
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  • How People Evaluate Others in Organizations

    Edited by Manuel London

    Evaluating and making decisions about other people are key aspects of doing business, especially for managers and human resource professionals. Industrial and organizational psychologists devise systematic methods to remove human errors in judgment, such as biases and stereotypes. However many…

    Paperback – 2001-04-01
    Psychology Press
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  • Justice in the Workplace

    From theory To Practice, Volume 2

    Edited by Russell Cropanzano

    Justice in the Workplace acts as a central reference point for application of organizational justice and helps human resource managers relate the importance of justice to their work environments. Forming much of this book's content, outcomes, processes, and interpersonal treatment are three…

    Paperback – 2000-12-01
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  • Women and Men in Organizations

    Sex and Gender Issues at Work

    By Jeanette N. Cleveland, Margaret Stockdale, Kevin R. Murphy, Barbara A. Gutek

    The gender and racial composition of the American workforce is rapidly changing. As more women in particular enter the workforce and as they enter jobs that have traditionally been dominated by men, issues related to sex and gender in work settings have become increasingly important and complex.…

    Paperback – 2000-01-01
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  • The Russian Theory of Activity

    Current Applications To Design and Learning

    By Gregory Bedny, David Meister

    The opening of the former Soviet Union to the West has provided an opportunity to describe Russian human factors/ergonomics and to compare American theories and methods with it. Although this book is principally dedicated to describing the theory of activity as it applies to issues of design and…

    Hardback – 1997-06-01
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  • Team Performance Assessment and Measurement

    Theory, Methods, and Applications

    Edited by Michael T. Brannick, Eduardo Salas, Carolyn W. Prince

    This book began at a conference on team performance measurement held at the University of South Florida. Several participants at the conference felt that a book on team performance measurement would be of interest to a broader audience, and they began looking for authors in diverse disciplines.…

    Paperback – 1997-06-01
    Psychology Press
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  • Improving Training Effectiveness in Work Organizations

    Edited by J. Kevin Ford

    This compelling volume presents the work of innovative researchers dealing with current issues in training and training effectiveness in work organizations. Each chapter provides an integrative summary of a research area with the goal of developing a specific research agenda that will not only…

    Hardback – 1996-10-01
    Psychology Press
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  • Stress and Human Performance

    Edited by James E. Driskell, Eduardo Salas

    The pace of life in our high technology world has quickened. Industries that do not become more efficient, often by requiring a faster production turnaround with less slack, are superseded. Because of this, workers face an environment in which they must perform under more time pressure and under…

    Hardback – 1996-05-01
    Psychology Press
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