Work and Occupational Psychology: Integrating Theory and Practice

Work and Occupational Psychology: Integrating Theory and Practice

By: Rachel Lewis (editor), Lara Zibarras (editor)Paperback

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Written by a team of experts and with contributions from seminal academics and leading practitioners, Work and Occupational Psychology links theoretical learning with key practical skills to form an ideal companion to any student in the field. Structured around the 8 core areas of Occupational Psychology to ensure a rounded overview Assumes no prior knowledge making it ideal for students studying Occupational Psychology for the first time Contemporary discussion including cutting edge research and reflections on the future Reflects a global workplace through discussion of international and cross-cultural issues and a range of international case studies Engages critically with the subject to encourage analytical thinking Online learning aids include hints and tips for discussion questions, online readings, and chapter podcasts www.sagepub.co.uk/zibarras Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here

About Author

Lara D. Zibarras is Senior Lecturer in Organisational Psychology at City University London and Associate Director for Research at the Work Psychology Group. As a Chartered Occupational Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, she has conducted extensive selection assessment research in high-stakes settings, focusing on the applicants' perspective, and use of innovative assessment methods such as situational judgement tests. She has published widely in academic journals and consulted for public and private sector organisations in the areas of selection, training, development and psychometric assessment. Rachel Lewis PhD C.Psychol is a registered occupational psychologist and a course director the Business and Occupational Psychology MSc programmes at Kingston Business School. She has had five years teaching on Occupational Psychology programmes at a number of universities including Goldsmiths, University of London, City University London, Nottingham University, Aston University, Loughborough University and London Metropolitan University. Her key research area is in leadership and health, and has published in both academic and professional journals, scholarly books, and at national and international conferences. Rachel is also the director of Affinity Health at Work, a niche occupational health psychology consultancy, where she conducts consultancy work and organizational research in the area of employee health and well-being.

Contents

PART ONE: INTRODUCTION TO WORK AND OCCUPATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY Chapter 1: What Is Occupational Psychology? - Lara Zibarras and Rachel Lewis Chapter 2:What Are Occupational Psychologists? - Lara Zibarras and Rachel Lewis Chapter 3: Ethical and Research Skills You Will Need as an Occupational Psychologist - Lara Zibarras and Rachel Lewis PART TWO: KEY AREAS IN OCCUPATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY Chapter 4:Employee Relations Motivation - Iain Coyne and Fiona Gavin Chapter 5:Counselling and Personal Development - Andrew Kinder, Kevin Nind, Diane Aitchison and Eugene Farrell Chapter 6: Career Development and Appraisal - Juliette Alban Metcalfe Chapter 7:Design of Environments and Work: Health, Safety and Well-being - Fehmidah Munir and Hilary McDermott Chapter 8: Organizational Development and Change - Nigel Guenole and David Biggs Chapter 9: Selection and Assessment - Anna Koczwara and Vicki Ashworth Chapter 10: Training - Kamal Birdi and Tracey Reid Chapter 11: Automation and Human Machine Interaction - Varuni Wimalasiri PART THREE: CONSIDERING THE FUTURE Chapter 12: Emerging Trends and Future Directions in Occupational Psychology - Lara Zibarras and Rachel Lewis Chapter 13: Future Directions for Occupational Psychologists - Lara Zibarras and Rachel Lewis

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781446260708
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 496
  • ID: 9781446260708
  • weight: 890
  • ISBN10: 1446260704

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