An Introduction to Work and Organizational Psychology: An International Perspective

Editor/Author Chmiel, Nik, Fraccaroli, Franco and Sverke, Magnus
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $55.00
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ISBN: 978-1-119-16802-7
Category: Psychology
Image Count: 73
Book Status: Available
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The latest edition of this classic text provides a comprehensive and internationally relevant introduction to work and organizational psychology, exploring the depth and diversity of the field in an accessible way without obscuring the complexities of the subject.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Contributors
  • Foreword - Wilmar Schaufeli
  • Introduction - Nik Chmiel, Franco Fraccaroli and Magnus Sverke
  • Part I: Job-Focused
  • What Do People Really Do at Work? Job Analysis and Design - Stephen A. Woods, Daniel P. Hinton
  • How Do I Get a Job, What Are They Looking For? Personnel Selection and Assessment - Silvia Moscoso, Jesús F. Salgado, Neil Anderson
  • How Can I Shape My Job to Suit Me Better? Job Crafting for Sustainable Employees and Organizations - Pascale M. Le Blanc, Evangelia Demerouti, Arnold B. Bakker
  • What Am I Supposed to Do in My Job? Set Goals and Appraise Your People - Gary P. Latham
  • Why Is My Job So Stressful? Characteristics, Processes and Models of Stress at Work - Jan de Jonge, Christian Dormann
  • Digital Technologies at Work Are Great, Aren't They? The Development of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and Their Relevance in the World of Work - Christian Korunka, Matti Vartiainen
  • Whose Side Is Technology on, Really? On the Interdependence of Work and Technology - Michael Allvin, Fredrik Movitz
  • Why Did I Choose That Career Path? Approaches to Vocational Choices and People's Readiness to Self-Manage their Own Career Paths - Guido Sarchielli
  • Part II: Organization-Focused
  • How Do We Get New Entrants ‘On Board’? Organizational Socialization, Psychological Contracts, and Realistic Job Previews - Allison M. Ellis, Talya N. Bauer
  • How Does Power Affect Those Who Have It and Those Who Don't? Power Inside Organizations - Lourdes Munduate, Francisco J. Medina
  • Does It Matter Who Leads Us?: The Study of Organizational Leadership - E. Kevin Kelloway, Stephanie Gilbert
  • Why Are We in a Team? Effects of Teamwork and How to Enhance Team Effectiveness - Annika Lantz Friedrich, Daniela Ulber
  • How Do We React When Our Organization Changes? Perspectives on Employees’ Appraisal of Change, Consequences and Mitigating Factors - Magnus Sverke, Helena Falkenberg, Johnny Hellgren, Chang-qin Lu, Jaco Pienaar
  • How Do We Feel and Behave When We're Not Permanent Full-Time Employees? The Case of the Diverse Forms of Non-Standard Work - Claudia Bernhard-Oettel, Nele De Cuyper, Megan Murphy, Catherine E. Connelly
  • Why Should Organizations Treat Their Employees Fairly? Definition, Relevance, and Consequences of Justice at Work - Constanze Eib, Guillaume Soenen
  • What Does Our Organization Do to Help Our Well-Being? Creating Healthy Workplaces and Workers - Arla Day, Karina Nielsen
  • Part III: People-Focused
  • Does It Matter Who We Are? Personality at Work - Adrian Furnham
  • How Do I Learn What to Do? How the Science of Training Supports Learning - Amanda Woods, Julie Dinh, Eduardo Salas
  • How Much Effort Will I Put into My Work? It Depends on Your Type of Motivation - Anja Van den Broeck, Joseph Carpini, Hannes Leroy, James M. Diefendorff
  • How Do We Handle Computer-Based Technology? What Is the Cost/Benefit Ratio of Technology for Workers? - Fred R. H. Zijlstra, Anne-Sophie Nyssen
  • Why Do I Put Myself and Others in Danger or Help Increase Safety? Person- and Situation-Related Causes of Safety Behaviours - Nik Chmiel, Gudela Grote
  • Does It Matter Whether I Am a Happy and Committed Worker? The Role of Identification, Commitment and Job Satisfaction for Employee Behaviour - Rolf van Dick, Lucas Monzani
  • How Does Work Fit with My Life? The Relation Between Flexible Work Arrangements, Work–Life Balance and Recovery from Work - Göran Kecklund, Debby G. J. Beckers, Constanze Leineweber, Philip Tucker
  • What Happens When I Get Older? Older Workers, Late Careers and Transitions to Retirement - Franco Fraccaroli, Marco Depolo, Mo Wang
  • Part IV: Advising the Organization
  • How Do We Work with Organizations? - Henry Honkanen, Diana Rus
  • Case Studies
  • A Strategic Approach to Improving Well-Being in a Large Railway Company - Ivan Robertson, Matthew Smeed, Victoria Ward
  • Humiliation: Why We Deserve Respect at Work - Barbara Kozusżnik
  • Resilience Development Through an Organization-Led Well-Being Initiative - Katharina Näswall, Sanna Malinen, Joana Kuntz
  • Positive Action: Effectively Increasing Diversity at the Top - Nic Hammarling
  • Age Management - Christian Stamov-Roßnagel