Understanding Occupational & Organizational Psychology

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SAGE, Mar 22, 2005 - Psychology - 528 pages

`This is a really useful and comprehensive textbook that will provide readers with all their needs as a primer in the field of occupational and organisational psychology' - Cary L Cooper, Times Higher Educational Supplement

`Provides excellent coverage of the main areas of Industrial, Work and Organisational Psychology. All main topics at the individual an group levels are covered... a highly competent, research based introductory text' - Professor Neil Anderson, University of Amsterdam

Understanding Occupational and Organizational Psychology is an invaluable resource for students doing a course in occupational and organizational psychology, either at third year undergraduate or Masters level. The text provides comprehensive coverage of the British Psychological Society's training requirements for becoming a chartered occupational psychologist, yet it is also compliant with European training guidelines for industrial, work and organizational psychology too.

This book will prompt and inspire further reading and research as well as ideas for dissertations, problem formulation and the creative application of knowledge to various situations. Ideal if you want to get ahead with your undergraduate study or get your foot on the ladder to becoming a fully-fledged scientist-practitioner.

 

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Contents

Occupational Psychology Paradigms Perspectives and Practice
1
Chapter 1 Selection and Assessment
21
Chapter 2 Training
75
Chapter 3 Performance Appraisal and Career Development
131
Chapter 4 Employee Relations and Motivation
188
Chapter 5 Organizational Development and Change
243
Chapter 6 Workplace Counselling and Personal Development
293
Chapter 7 HumanMachine Interaction
337
Health and Safety
382
References
433
Index
494
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Lynne Millward is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Surrey

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