Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology

By: Steven G. Rogelberg (editor)Hardback

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SAGE Reference is proud to announce the Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Industrial and organizational psychologists help develop strategies that optimize human potential and build better organizations by focusing on the behaviours within specific environmental, technological and social environment of a workplace. Industrial and organizational psychologists contribute to an organization's success by resolving its human problems and improving the performance and well-being of its people. This encyclopedia presents a thorough overview of the cross-disciplinary field of industrial and organizational behaviour including: the development of individual employees; the factors of overall organizational structure; the use of psychology and the analysis of human behaviour which plays a significant roles in the contemporary workplace; workplaces increasingly impacted by government influences; growing consumer awareness; skill shortages; and the changing nature of the workforce.Key themes include: Foundations; History; Ethical and Legal Issues; Research Methods; Measurement Theory and Statistics; Industrial Psychology; Understanding and Assessing Individual Differences; Employment, Staffing and Career Issues; Developing, Training and Evaluating Employees; Productive and Counterproductive Employee Behaviour; Organizational Psychology; Motivation and Job Design; Leadership and Management; Groups, Teams and Working with Others; Employee Well-Being and Attitudes; Organizational Structure, Design and Change; Professional Organizations and Related Fields.

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Steven G. Rogelberg holds the title of Chancellor's Professor at UNC Charlotte for distinguished national, international and interdisciplinary contributions. He is a Professor of Organizational Science, Management, and Psychology at well as the Director of Organizational Science. He has over 100 publications and nearly 100 invited speeches/colloquiums addressing issues such as team effectiveness, leadership, engagement, health and employee well-being, meetings at work, and organizational research methods. Other awards and honors include receiving the SIOP Distinguished Service Award, Bowling Green State University (BGSU) Psi Chi Professor of the Year Award, becoming a Fellow of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology and a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, serving as the 2000 BGSU graduation commencement speaker, and receiving the BGSU Master Teacher Award. He is the Editor of the Journal of Business and Psychology, the Talent Management Essentials book series, and serves(ed) as a Special Feature Guest Editor for Organizational Research Methods and Small Group Research. He served as Editor-in-Chief of the two-volume Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (2007) and the Handbook of Research Methods in Industrial and Organizational Psychology (2002, 2004). Key professional leadership roles have included Program Chair for the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), elected Science and Research Officer (SIOP), Chair of the SIOP Education and Training committee, and Chair of SIOP's Katrina Relief and Assistance effort. Dr. Rogelberg has received over $2,000,000 of external grant funding, including from the National Science Foundation. He has founded and currently directs two large outreach initiatives focusing on nonprofit organization health and effectiveness. Nearly 200 nonprofits have been served. He has been a visiting scholar and guest speaker at universities around the world including: BI Norwegian Business School (Norway), Peking University (China), University of Edinburgh (Scotland), Reykjavik University (Iceland), Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong City University, The University of Sheffield (England), The University of Zurich (Switzerland), The University of Tel Aviv (Israel), Technion University (Israel), Concordia University (Canada) the University of Mannheim (Germany) and Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium). Dr. Rogelberg currently provides ad hoc reviews for a number of journals, as well as the U.S. National Science Foundation, Swiss National Science Foundation, and serves(ed) on the editorial board for Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, the Review of Work and Organizational Psychology (Revista de Psicologia del Trabajo y las Organizaciones), Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, the SIOP Professional Practice Book Series and The Industrial Psychologist. His research has been profiled on Public Television, Radio (e.g., NPR, CBC, CBS), Newspapers (e.g., Chicago Tribune; LA Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post London Guardian) and Magazines (e.g., National Geographic, Scientific American Mind). Companies for whom he has provided consulting services include: IBM, Family Dollar, Grace Cocoa, Vulcan Materials, VF Corporation, National Society for Black Engineers, Proctor & Gamble, Brush Wellman, Marathon Ashland Petroleum, Center for Self-Directed Work Teams, Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority, Mid-American Information Services, and Marshall-Qualtec. Before completing his Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at the University of Connecticut in 1994, he received his undergraduate B.Sc. degree from Tufts University in 1989.

Product Details

  • publication date: 05/09/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781412924702
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1168
  • ID: 9781412924702
  • weight: 3547
  • ISBN10: 1412924707

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