Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Research and Practice, 5th Edition
January 2008, ©2009
The Fifth Edition builds on the success of its prior four editions, adding new material and new topics, with more than 150 new references. The text continues to focus on providing a clear, understandable, up-to-date text that covers the core material of the field while including the most cutting-edge topics, including technology, internationalization, skilled labor shortages, and occupational health psychology.
Chapter 1. Introduction.
Chapter 2. Research Methods in I/O Psychology.
Part II. Assessment of Jobs, Performance, and People.
Chapter 3. Job Analysis.
Chapter 4. Performance Appraisal.
Chapter 5. Assessment Methods for Selection and Placement.
Part III. Selecting and Training Employees.
Chapter 6. Selecting Employees.
Chapter 7. Training.
Part IV. The Individual and the Organization.
Chapter 8. Theories of Employee Motivation.
Chapter 9. Feelings About Work.
Chapter 10. Productive and Counterproductive Employee Behavior.
Chapter 11. Occupational Health Psychology.
Part V. The Social Context of Work.
Chapter 12. Work Groups and Work Teams.
Chapter 13. Leadership and Power in Organizations.
Chapter 14. Organizational Development and Theory.
- More than 150 new references with 98% published in 2004 or later to reflect this rapidly developing science.
- Enhanced coverage of topics that have received significant attention in the past few years; including emotional intelligence, emotional labor, accidents, and organizational culture.
- An active learning feature in every chapter offers the reader the opportunity to complete a relevant exercise either in class or on his or her own time.
- Online Student Study Guide: Available on the Student Companion Site.
- Learning By Doing exercises actively engage the student with the material in the chapter, asking the student to address an I/O issue or answer a particular question.
- Research in Detail summaries of particular research studies give added insight to each chapter.
- International Replications feature detailed summaries of research studies conducted outside the United States to explore the extent to which American research generalizes to other countries.
- I/O Psychology in Practice case studies describe how a practicing I/O psychologist was able to help an organization with a problem.