An Introduction to Work and Organizational Psychology: A European Perspective (2nd Revised edition)

An Introduction to Work and Organizational Psychology: A European Perspective (2nd Revised edition)

By: Nik Chmiel (editor)Paperback

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This fully updated edition of a best-selling textbook continues to provide the most comprehensive European introduction to issues in work and organisational psychology for those with no prior knowledge of the field.* Presents a solid foundation on a range of core topics including working with technology, human performance, and the virtual organization.* Updated throughout to include recently emerging themes and current views in the field* Improved instructor and student support includes key studies, research close-ups, discussion points and three extensive case studies

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Nik Chmiel is Director of Occupational Psychology at Queen's University, Belfast and was President of EAWOP (the European Association of Work and Organisational Psychology) from 2003-2007.


List of Contributors. Introduction ( Nik Chmiel ). Part I: People at Work. 1 Work Profi ling and Job Analysis ( Dave Bartram ). 2 Work Motivation ( Guido Hertel and Marion Wittchen ). 3 Learning and Training at Work ( Sabine Sonnentag, Cornelia Niessen, and Sandra Ohly ). 4 Performance Appraisal: Assessing and Developing Performance and Potential ( Clive Fletcher ). 5 Careers and Aging at Work ( Franco Fraccaroli and Marco Depolo ). 6 Job Stress and Occupational Health ( Pascale Le Blanc, Jan de Jonge, and Wilmar Schaufeli ). Part II: Working with Technology. 7 Design and Use of Work Technology ( Jan Noyes ). 8 Demanding Work, Technology, and Human Performance ( Andrew J. Tattersall and G. Robert J. Hockey ). 9 Telework ( Noel Sheehy ). 10 Virtual Team-Working and Collaboration Technology ( Matti Vartiainen and J. H. Erik Andriessen ). 11 Organizations, Technology, and Safety ( Nik Chmiel ). Part III: Organizations at Work. 12 Staffi ng the Organization: An Introduction to Personnel Selection and Assessment ( Neil Anderson, Jesus Salgado, Sonja Schinkel, and Nicole Cunningham-Snell ). 13 Leadership in Organizations ( Felix C. Brodbeck ). 14 Effective Teams in Organizations ( Michael A. West ). 15 Strategic Management ( Gerard P. Hodgkinson ). 16 Organizational Development and Change ( Jose M. Peiro and Vicente Martinez-Tur ). 17 Mergers and Acquisitions through Perspectives of Work and Organizational Psychology and Management ( Handan Kepir Sinangil and Asli Kucukaslan ). Part IV: Theory and Application. 18 The Changing Nature of Work ( Michael Frese ). 19 Creating Inclusive Organizations ( Binna Kandola ). 20 Roles and Methods of Work and Organizational Psychology Practitioners ( Henry Honkanen and Ute Schmidt-Brasse ). Case Study A: The Benefi ts of Ongoing Stress Risk Assessment: A Law Enforcement Case Study ( Ivan Robertson, Susannah Robertson, and Chris Lewis ). Case Study B: Designing Technology for Work and Home Applications ( Juergen Sauer and Bruno Ruettinger ). Case Study C: Designing a Longitudinal Study to Monitor the Perceptions of the First Recruits to the Police Service of Northern Ireland ( Micaela McGinley and Kerri McDonnell ). References. Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 11/04/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781405132763
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 584
  • ID: 9781405132763
  • weight: 1014
  • ISBN10: 1405132760
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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