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Psychology Work Today Duane Schultz

Psychology Work Today

Duane Schultz

Published
ISBN : 9780024080912
Hardcover
656 pages
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Focusing on practical and applied issues in todays business and industrial world, this informative and entertaining book teaches readers about the nature of work in modern society and shows them how I/O psychology will directly influence their livesMoreFocusing on practical and applied issues in todays business and industrial world, this informative and entertaining book teaches readers about the nature of work in modern society and shows them how I/O psychology will directly influence their lives as job applicants, trainees, employees, managers, coordinators, and consumers.Covers the major theories, models, research techniques and findings of the science of I/O psychology within the framework of actual work situations and problems. Describes programs in action, showing how they are developed and implemented in a variety of organizational settings with diverse groups of workers operating in many countries. Recognizes the changing composition of the work force, changing economic conditions, and the effects of technology on the nature and content of jobs as we approach the 21st century. Explores such cutting-edge topics as changing attitudes on affirmative action and the role of self-esteem and negative affectivity in stress. Incorporates more than 400 new research studies and theoretical articles throughout, plus integrates Newsbreaks which provide informal discussions of real-world job issue.For psychologists and business professionals.