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Current Perspectives in Industrial/Organizational PsychologyDesigned for courses in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Personnel Psychology,Organizational Psychology, and Human Resources taught in psychology, business, and labour relations departments. This is an appropriate text for both basic introduction or applied courses. Current Perspectives in Industrial/Organizational Psychology takes a fresh approach to Industrial/Organizational Psychology, demonstrating how theory works through real world examples. This text is unique in drawing its example…

Research and Theory on Workplace Aggression (Current Perspectives in Social and Behavioral Sciences)Workplace aggression is a serious problem for workers and their employers. As such, an improved scientific understanding of workplace aggression has important implications. This volume, which includes chapters written by leading workplace aggression scholars, addresses three primary topics: the measurement, predictors and consequences of workplace aggression; the social context of workplace aggression; and the prevention of workplace aggression. Of note, the book encompasses the various labels u…

Burnout at Work: A psychological perspective (Current Issues in Work and Organizational Psychology)The psychological concept of burnout refers to long-term exhaustion from, and diminished interest in, the work we do. It’s a phenomenon that most of us have some understanding of, even if we haven’t always been affected directly. Many people start their working lives full of energy and enthusiasm, but far fewer are able to maintain that level of engagement. Burnout at Work: A Psychological Perspective provides a comprehensive overview of how the concept of burnout has been conceived ove…

Leadership in a Changing World: Dynamic Perspectives on Groups and Their LeadersThis book addresses the major problems of leadership in groups, organizations, and societies in the twenty-first century, when rapid change, complex dilemmas, and earth-shattering consequences affect the daily lives of people in the diverse contexts of social institutions, the corporate world, domestic politics, and international terrorism and conflict. The volume convenes a group of distinguished scholars, consultants, and leaders who address significant contemporary dilemmas that test the skil…

Current Perspectives in Industrial/Organizational Psychology by Lowenberg Guela Conrad Kelley A. (1997-12-16) HardcoverThis book addresses the major problems of leadership in groups, organizations, and societies in the twenty-first century, when rapid change, complex dilemmas, and earth-shattering consequences affect the daily lives of people in the diverse contexts of social institutions, the corporate world, domestic politics, and international terrorism and conflict. The volume convenes a group of distinguished scholars, consultants, and leaders who address significant contemporary dilemmas that test the skil…

Real-Time Response Measurement in the Social Sciences: Methodological Perspectives and Applications (Empirische und methodologische Beiträge zur Sozialwissenschaft)Do people like a movie? Are consumers attracted by a broadcast commercial? How do voters evaluate the performance of political candidates in a televised debate? Traditional study designs measure the effects of those media stimuli after a recipient has been exposed to the entire movie, commercial, or debate. This approach has its limitations. Although we can learn if people like a particular stimulus as a whole we cannot tell which elements of the stimulus are responsible for the overall judgment…

Sex Discrimination in the Workplace: Multidisciplinary PerspectivesSex Discrimination in the Workplace is an interdisciplinary volume that examines the various approaches to the study of sex discrimination and explores solutions and interventions. With riveting first-hand accounts from plaintiffs, lawyers and expert witnesses who have mounted battles against discriminatory employers, it is an invaluable resource for anyone seeking to gain a better understanding of precisely what sex discrimination is and what can be done to combat it. Examines sex discrimin…

Stress and Quality of Working Life: Current Perspectives in Occupational HealthThis book was developed for the 2005 International Stress Management Association Conference in Brazil. The original book was recently published in Portuguese, but because of the popularity of the topics and the world-renowned stress scholars who contributed chapters, we are very pleased to have the opportunity to publish this work in English. A book on the subject is intended to be an additional tool containing information on stress and ways of dealing with pressures and demands, because we know…

Instructor's Resource Manual for Current Perspectives in Industrial / Organizational PsychologyThis book was developed for the 2005 International Stress Management Association Conference in Brazil. The original book was recently published in Portuguese, but because of the popularity of the topics and the world-renowned stress scholars who contributed chapters, we are very pleased to have the opportunity to publish this work in English. A book on the subject is intended to be an additional tool containing information on stress and ways of dealing with pressures and demands, because we know…

Academic and Workplace Sexual Harassment: A Handbook of Cultural, Social Science, Management and Legal PerspectivesThis essential handbook features overviews of sexual harassment in kindergarten through high school, college and universities, and public and private sector workplaces. The contributors to this volume come from diverse backgrounds; their disciplines include psychology, sociology, law, English literature, and management. Through teaching about this issue, conducting research, creating policies and procedures, working with administrative agencies (such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commissio…