For undergraduate-level courses in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Business Psychology, Personnel Psychology and Applied Psychology. Psychology and Work Today provides an invaluable foundation for anyone entering today's global business and industrial world. This informative, sophisticated, and entertaining text teaches students about the nature of work in modern society. By focusing on the practical and applied rather than the scientific ideal, the authors demonstrate how industrial-organizational psychology directly impacts our lives as job applicants, trainees, employees, managers, and consumers.
About the Author
Duane P. Schultz is a former professor of psychology at the University of South Florida. He has also held faculty appointments at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia (now the University of Mary Washington), American University in Washington, D.C., and the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.
Sydney Ellen Schultz is a writer, editor, and researcher who has developed print and digital publications and teaching materials for publishers, government agencies, schools, and professional associations. She and her husband, Duane Schultz, are well regarded as textbook authors.
Table of Contents
Part I: The Practice of Industrial-Organizational Psychology 1. Principles, Practices, and Problems. 2. Techniques, Tools, and Tactics Part II: The Development of Human Resources 3. Employee Selection Principles and Techniques 4. Psychological Testing 5. Performance Appraisal 6. Training and Development Part III: Organizational Psychology 7. Leadership 8. Motivation, Job Satisfaction, and Job Involvement 9. The Organization of the Organization Part IV: Characteristics of the Workplace 10. Working Conditions 11. Safety, Violence, and Health in the Workplace 12. Stress in the Workplace Part V: Engineering Psychology 13. Engineering Psychology Part VI: Consumer Psychology 14. Consumer Psychology