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Key Issues In Industrial and Organizational Psychology, A Reader for Students and Practitioners, Personnel Psychology and Human Resources Management

ISBN: 978-0-471-49557-4
466 pages
June 2010
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Part of a three-volume set of books which are themed collections of reprinted articles from the International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (IRIOP) from 1997-2001. Each volume provides collections around a topic area, with new introductions written by the editors for each volume. Written by leading scholars with international reputations in their fields, this authoritative collection provides a high quality, review that will be an invaluable resource for students, researchers and practitioners.


* Topic focussed, 'best of' collections on a specific theme conveniently incorporated into one book
* Ideal for graduate study, dissertations, projects, seminars
This volume covers key topics at the interface of human resource management (HRM) and Industrial/Organizational Psychology. The chapters focus on the individual and are grouped into two sections: Personnel Psychology covering topics such as personnel selection, assessment, 360 degree feedback, assessment centres and cognitive ability testing and HRM which considers wider issues, including learning strategies, training, absence, turnover, commitment and the psychological contract.
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About the Editors.

Contributors.

Introduction.

PERSONNEL PSYCHOLOGY.

Personnel Selection Methods (J. Salgado).

International Uses of Selection Methods (S. Newell & C. Tansley).

Understanding the Assessment Center Process: Where Are We Now? (F. Lievens & R. Klimoski).

Multi-Source Feedback Systems: A Research Perspective (C. Fletcher & C. Baldry).

General Cognitive Ability and Occupational Performance (M. Ree & T. Caretta).

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT.

Learning Strategies and Occupational Training (P. Warr & C. Allan).

Contemporary Research on Absence from Work: Correlates, Causes and Consequences (G. Johns).

Organizational Commitment (J. Meyer).

Turnover (C. Maertz & M. Campion).

Psychological Contracts: Employee Relations For The Twenty-First Century? (L. Millward & P. Brewerton).

Subject Index.
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"One strength of these books is their international focus ... the collection includes many contributions on cutting-edge issues." (THES, 29 March 2002)
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