Exploring industrial & organizational psychology: work & organizational behavior
Industrial and organizational psychology (also called I/O psychology, work and organizational psychology or just plain organizational psychology) is the fastest growing occupation in the United States according to a Labor Department report:http://abcnews.go.com/Business/americas-20-fastest-growing-jobs-surprise/story?id=22364716.
Exploring Industrial & Organizational Psychologysurveys the research and theory in this exciting field as well as the applications of the science to the practical problems of managing people in organizations.
Table of contents:
Chapter 1: What is I/O Psychology?
Chapter 2: A history of I/O Psychology
Chapter 3: I/O Psychology as a science
Chapter 4: Work motivation
Chapter 5: Attitudes toward work and organizations
Chapter 6: Work stress
Chapter 7: Social processes in organizations
Chapter 8: Social structures in organizations
Chapter 9: Groups and teams in organizations
Chapter 10: Leadership
Chapter 11: Analyzing work
Chapter 12: Criterion development, performance appraisal, and feedback
Chapter 13: Employee training and development
Chapter 14: Principles of employee selection
Chapter 15: Constructs and methods in employee selection