Current Perspectives in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

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Designed 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 examples from situations directly related to the students' lives and industrial settings. Lowenberg and Conrad apply their combined extensive experience in teaching and consulting to create a text to which students and practitioners can relate and understand without sacrificing a solid base of scholarship and theory. *Unique topics, overlooked in other books, are presented clearly and informatively, including human resources management (Chapter 3); strategic planning in job analysis (Chapter 4); compensation (Chapter 12); and organizational communication (Chapter 13). *Contains a highly praised, cutting edge Chapter 16 on international issues in I/O Psychology, including global management issues. *Includes a special Appendix on Statistics after Chapter 2. The appendix also includes graphs and exercises to aid comprehension. *Multiple approaches within the text help all students learn and comprehend the material. These include: - Perspectives Boxes in each chapter provide further emphasis on a certain vignette or case study. Divided into Practice, Historical Perspectives, or Scientific Perspectives, these boxes emphasize the multidisciplinary applications of I/O Psychology. - Experiential exercises encourage students to work together in directly applying the material. - Extensive Internet references and resources, listed at the conclusion of each chapter, link students and practitioners to the rapidly expanding world of applied I/O Psychology. *Recommended Readings for Additional Coverage in every chapter allow students to pursue their individual interests. *Presents a rich array of learning aids for students and instructors, including learning objectives for each chapter, case studies, worked problems, a summary, and key terms and concepts.

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This book takes a fresh approach to Industrial/Organizational Psychology, demonstrating how theory works through real world examples. It is unique in drawing its examples from situations directly related to the readers' lives and industrial settings. Lowenberg and Conrad apply their combined extensive experience in teaching and consulting to create a text to which students and practitioners can relate to and understand without sacrificing a solid base of scholarship and theory. Unique topics, overlooked in other books, are presented clearly and informatively, including human resources management (Chapter 3); strategic planning in job analysis (Chapter 4); compensation (Chapter 12); and organizational communication (Chapter 13). Human Resource managers and organizational psychologists.

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