International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Volume 19, 2004
This volume provides both reviews and current updates of research in familiar areas, such as Learning and Development at Work, Creating Healthy Workplaces, Empowerment and Performance, and Team Effectiveness. Newer topics are also included, such as Virtual Teams, the Workplace Experiences of Lesbian and Gay Employees, and Identification in Organizational Contexts. 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 developments and established knowledge in the field of industrial and organizational psychology.
List of Contributors.
1. Empowerment and Performance (Toby D. Wall, Stephen J. Wood, and Desmond J. Leach).
2. 25 Years of Team Effectiveness in Organizations: Research Themes and Emerging Needs (Eduardo Salas, Kevin C. Stagl, and C. Shawn Burke).
3. Creating Healthy Workplaces: The Supervisor’s Role (Brad Gilbreath).
4. Work Experience: A Review and Research Agenda (Miguel A. Quiñones).
5. Workplace Experiences of Lesbian and Gay Employees: A Review of Current Research (Brian Welle and Scott B. Button).
6. My Job is My Castle: Identification in Organizational Contexts (Rolf van Dick).
7. Virtual Teams: Collaborating across Distance (Carolyn M. Axtell, Steven J. Fleck, and Nick Turner).
8. Learning at Work: Training and Development (Sabine Sonnentag, Cornelia Niessen, and Sandra Ohly).
Contents of Previous Volumes.
Ivan T. Robertson is Professor of Work and Organizational Psychology in the Manchester School of Management, UMIST and Pro-Vice-Chancellor of UMIST. He is a Fellow of the British Academy of Management, the British Psychological Society, and a Chartered Psychologist. Professor Robertson’s career includes several years experience working as an applied psychologist on a wide range of projects for a variety of different organizations. With Professor Cooper he founded Robertson Cooper Ltd (www.robertsoncooper.com), a business psychology firm which offers consultancy advice and products to clients. Professor Robertson’s research and teaching interests focus on individual differences and organizational factors related to human performance. His other publications include 25 books and over 150 scientific articles and conference papers. He is now Managing Director, Robertson Cooper Ltd, Manchester, UK.