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Psychology and Work Today, 10th Edition

By Duane P. Schultz, Sydney Ellen Schultz

Published by Routledge

Published Date: Mar 16, 2009


For undergraduate-level courses in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Business Psychology, Personnel Psychology and Applied Psychology. Psychology and Work Today provides an invaluable foundation for anyone entering today's global business and industrial world. This informative, sophisticated, and entertaining text teaches students about the nature of work in modern society. By focusing on the practical and applied rather than the scientific ideal, the authors demonstrate how industrial-organizational psychology directly impacts our lives as job applicants, trainees, employees, managers, and consumers.

Table of Contents

Part I: The Practice of Industrial-Organizational Psychology  1. Principles, Practices, and Problems.  2. Techniques, Tools, and Tactics  Part II: The Development of Human Resources  3. Employee Selection Principles and Techniques  4. Psychological Testing  5. Performance Appraisal  6. Training and Development  Part III: Organizational Psychology  7. Leadership  8. Motivation, Job Satisfaction, and Job Involvement  9. The Organization of the Organization  Part IV: Characteristics of the Workplace  10. Working Conditions  11. Safety, Violence, and Health in the Workplace  12. Stress in the Workplace  Part V: Engineering Psychology 13. Engineering Psychology  Part VI: Consumer Psychology  14. Consumer Psychology


Psychology and Work Today, 10th Edition

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