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International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Volume 22, 2007

ISBN: 978-0-470-03198-8
324 pages
February 2007
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This is the twenty-second in the most prestigious series of annual volumes in the field of industrial and organizational psychology. The series provides authoritative and integrative reviews of the key literature of industrial psychology and organizational behaviour. The chapters are written by established experts and topics are carefully chosen to reflect the major concerns in both the research literature and in current practice.

As in previous works in the series, this twenty-second volume provides scholarly, up to the minute reviews and updates of theory and research, covering developments across a wide range of established areas and emerging issues, including: socialization in organizational contexts, assessing the costs and benefits of human resources, strategies for reducing work-family conflict, coping research and measurement in the context of work related stress, and conducting applied research in a changing world of work. Each chapter offers a comprehensive and critical survey of the chosen topic, and each is supported by a valuable bibliography. For advanced students, academics and researchers, as well as professional psychologists and managers, this remains the most authoritative and current guide to new developments and established knowledge in the field of industrial and organizational psychology.

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About the Editors.

List of Contributors.

Editorial Foreword.

1. Socialization in Organizational Contexts (Blake E. Ashforth, David M. Sluss and Spencer H. Harrison).

2. The Costs – and Benefits – of Human Resources

Wayne F. Cascio

3. Strategies for Reducing Work-Family Conflict: Applying Research and Best Practices from Industrial and Organizational Psychology. (Debra A. Major and Jeanette N. Cleveland).

4. Coping Research and Measurement in the Context of Work Related Stress (Philip Dewe and Cary L. Cooper).

5. Organizational Learning (Linda Argote and Gergana Todorova).

6. Cultural Variations in Individual Job Performance: Implications for Industrial and Organizational Psychology in the 21st Century (Rabi S. Bhagat, James R. Van Scooter, Pamela K. Stevenson and Karen South Moustafa).

7. Conducting Meaningful Research in a Fast-paced and Volatile World of Work: Challenges and Opportunities (Anne Marie Ryan and Elaine D. Pulakos).

Index.

Contents of Previous Volumes.

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Gerard P. Hodgkinson is Professor of Organizational Behaviour and Strategic Management and Director of the Centre for Organizational Strategy, Learning and Change at the University of Leeds, UK. He earned his BA, MSc and PhD degrees at Wolverhampton Polytechnic and the Universities of Hull and Sheffield, respectively. He has authored or co-authored over 50 articles and chapters and two books on topics relevant to industrial and organizational psychology and in 2001 he was elected a Fellow of both the British Psychological Society and the British Academy of Management, in recognition of his pioneering contributing to the psychology of strategic management as an emergent field of study. In recent years this and related work on managerial and organizational cognition has been taken forward through the award of a Fellowship of Advanced Institute of Management Research ( AIM), the UK's research initiative on management funded by the Economic and Social research Council (ESRC) and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), and will continue through the newly launched Centre for Organizational Strategy, Learning and Change at the University of Leeds. From 1999-22006 he was the Editor-in Chief of the British Journal of Management and currently serves on the Editorial Boards of the Academy of Management Review, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior and Organization Science. A practising chartered occupational psychologist, he has conducted numerous consultancy assignments for leading private and public sector organizations. Further information about Gerard and his work can be found at the following addresses: (1) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/lubs/; (2)http://www.aimresearch.org.

J. Kevin Ford is a Professor of Psychology at Michigan State University. His major research interests involve improving training effectiveness through efforts to advance our understanding of training needs assessment, design, evaluation and transfer. Dr. Ford also concentrates on understanding change dynamics and transfer. Dr. Ford also concentrates on understanding change dynamics in organizational development efforts and building continuous learning and improvement orientations within organizations. He has published over 50 articles and chapters and four books relevant to Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Currently, he serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Applied Psychology and Human Performance. He is an active consultant with private industry and the public sector on training, leadership, and organizational change issues. Kevin is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. He received his BS in psychology from the University of Maryland and his MA and Ph.D. in psychology from the Ohio State University. Further information about Kevin and his research and consulting activities can be found at http://www.io.psy.msu.edu/jkf.

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