This textbook provides a concise and user-friendly introduction to psychology in the modern day workplace. The approach is critical, providing an emphasis on social psychology, with the traditional core topics found on a work psychology course being covered. In addition, the text will also introduce a range of more contemporary topics including relationships at work, emotional intelligence, diversity, and trauma at work.
The text is written by a team teaching work psychology and organizational behaviour to HRM and business students. The book provides an accessible and lively introduction to the subject.
Within the text there is a wide range of pedagogical features to help readers learn and understand the subject. Each chapter begins with an opening case study, followed by questions to engage the reader with the chapter; there are also mini case examples, reflective questions, section summaries, and activities.
To support students using this textbook, an online resource centre provides additional materials including web links, a searchable glossary, revision cards and tests, games and exercises. For lecturers, a range of teaching materials have been developed, including links to video clips, for use in lecturers and seminars.
Online Resource Centre
PowerPoint slides for each chapter
Lecturer's guide with suggestions for teaching and assessment
Video library; web links, by chapter, to online video clips
All tables, figures and diagrams from the text
Tests, games and exercises eg. stress vulnerability test, success orientation quiz, motivation test
Study skills - additional study skills material related specifically to work psychology