The Handbook of Industrial, Work and Organizational Psychology is a landmark publication providing a comprehensive, global, state-of-the-art overview of the entire field of work psychology. This unique resource, offers definitive, authoritative coverage by leading researchers in the field. Divided into two volumes, this first volume - Personnel Psychology focuses mainly on theories, techniques and methods used by industrial and work psychologists.
The authors summarize advances in core topics including: analysis of work; work design; job performance; performance appraisal and feedback; workplace counterproductivity; recruitment and personnel selection; human-machine interactions; human errors; training and learning; individual development; socialization; work relevant individual difference variables such as personality; The second volume - Organizational Psychology, brings together research on essential topics such as: motivation; job satisfaction; leadership; compensation; organizational justice; communication; intra and inter team functioning; judgement and decision making; organizational development and change; Psychological insights are offered on management interventions, organizational theory, organizational productivity, organizational culture and climate, strategic management, stress, job loss and unemployment. The chapters in both volumes are designed to relate to, and give comprehensive coverage of, recommended teaching syllabi in North America, Europe, Australasia, and the rest of the world as laid down by professional bodies in the field (SIOP, EAWOP, BPS).
Each of the 41 chapters in the two volume set provides: an overview of current research; a description of future trends; full references; a short biography of the author(s); Covering the latest cutting-edge thinking in this flourishing discipline, the Handbooks are well-integrated, readable and even texts. Together they will serve as a benchmark publication for years to come.