Psychology and Work is a new edition of the award-winning textbook written for introductory Industrial and Organizational (I-O) Psychology classes. This book makes the core topics of I-O Psychology clear, relevant, and accessible to students through its dynamic design. The real-world examples from the perspectives of employees and employers highlight how I-O Psychology is applied to today’s workplace.
Psychology and Work, Second Edition covers the core areas of I-O Psychology including an overview of the field and its history. The topics covered include up-to-date research methods and statistics; job analysis and criterion measurement; performance appraisal; personnel selection; training and development; work motivation; leadership; job attitudes and emotions, occupational health psychology, safety, and stress; teams; and organizational structure, culture, and change. Throughout the text, an emphasis is placed on essential issues for today’s workplace such as diversity and inclusion, the evolving role of big data and analytics, legal issues, and the changing nature of work.
Written by dedicated I-O professors with expertise in I-O Psychology and teaching this course, the book and supporting materials provide a range of high-quality pedagogical materials, including interactive features, quizzes, PowerPoint slides, numerous case studies, recommended videos, and an expanded, high-quality test bank.