Work in the 21st Century: An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology

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Tony Burns, Stephen Breathnach, Neil Cox, Christopher Griffiths, Frank J. Landy, Jeffrey M. Conte
Fecha Publicacion
1 ene. 2009
Now in its third edition, Work in the 21st Century is the most current, engaging, and highly regarded text for the industrial and organizational psychology course.
  • Cutting-edge topics and research coverage: includes the Five Factor Theory of Personality, the Big Eight theory of competencies, emotional intelligence, culture and emotions, genetics and job satisfaction, achieving balance between work and non-work, stress and violence, measuring motivation, integrity testing, entrepreneurship, computer-based assessment, male vs. female leaders, cross-cultural teams, bullying, and more
  • New! Increased emphasis on computer and web-based training and use of MP3 players and iPODs for training delivery
  • Updated research on stress management interventions and sexual harassment by clients and customers
  • New! Additional U.S. and international coverage of bullying at work, diversity awareness training, and innovative and creative performance in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Ancillaries: Instructor’s Manual, Test Bank, Study Guide, PowerPoint slides, and more at


Part 1: Fundamentals.

1. What Is Industrial and Organizational Psychology?

Module 1.1 The Importance of I-O Psychology.

Module 1.2 The Past, Present, and Future of I-O Psychology.

Module 1.3 Multicultural and Cross-Cultural Issues in I-O Psychology.

Module 1.4 The Organization of This Book.

Case Study 1.1.

2. Methods and Statistics in I-O Psychology.

Module 2.1 Science.

Module 2.2 Research.

Module 2.3 Data Analysis.

Module 2.4 Interpretation.

Part 2: Industrial Psychology.

3. Individual Differences and Assessment.

Module 3.1 An Introduction to Individual Differences.

Module 3.2 Human Attributes.

Case Study 3.1.

Module 3.3 Foundations of Assessment.

Module 3.4 Assessment Procedures.

Module 3.5 Special Topics in Assessment.

4. Job Analysis and Performance.

Module 4.1 A Basic Model of Performance.

Module 4.2 Extensions of the Basic Performance Model.

Module 4.3 Job Analysis: Fundamental Properties and Practices.

Module 4.4 Job Analysis: Newer Developments.

Module 4.5 Job Evaluation and the Law.

5. Performance Measurement.

Module 5.1 Basic Concepts in Performance Measurement.

Module 5.2 Performance Rating—Substance.

Module 5.3 Performance Rating—Process.

Module 5.4 The Social and Legal Context of Performance Evaluation.

6. Staffing Decisions.

Module 6.1 Conceptual Issues in Staffing.

Module 6.2 Evaluation of Staffing Outcomes.

Module 6.3 Practical Issues in Staffing.

Module 6.4 Legal Issues in Staffing Decisions.

Case Study 6.1.

7. Training and Development.

Module 7.1 Foundations of Training and Learning.

Module 7.2 Content and Methods of Training.

Module 7.3 Evaluating Training Programs.

Module 7.4 Specialized Training Programs.

Part 3: Organizational Psychology.

8. The Motivation to Work.

Module 8.1 An Introduction to Motivation.

Module 8.2 Motivational Theories—Classic Approaches.

Module 8.3 Modern Approaches to Work Motivation.

Module 8.4 Practical Issues in Motivation.

9. Attitudes, Emotions, and Work.

Module 9.1 Job Satisfaction.

Module 9.2 Moods, Emotions, Attitudes, and Behavior.

Module 9.3 Special Topics Related to Attitudes and Emotions.

10. Stress and Worker Well-Being.

Module 10.1 The Problem of Stress.

Module 10.2 Theories of Stress.

Module 10.3 Reducing and Managing Stress.

Module 10.4 Violence at Work.

11. Fairness and Diversity in the Workplace.

Module 11.1 Fairness.

Module 11.2 The Practical Implications of Justice Perceptions.

Module 11.3 Diversity.

12. Leadership.

Module 12.1 The Concept of Leadership.

Module 12.2 Traditional Theories of Leadership.

Module 12.3 New Approaches to Leadership.

Module 12.4 Emerging Topics and Challenges in Leadership Research.

13. Teams in Organizations.

Module 13.1 Types of Teams.

Module 13.2 Input-Process-Output Model of Team Effectiveness.

Module 13.3 Special Issues in Teams.

14. The Organization of Work Behavior.

Module 14.1 The Conceptual and Theoretical Foundations of Organizations.

Module 14.2 Some Social Dynamics of Organizations.

Module 14.3 Organizational Development and Change.




Name Index.

Subject Index.

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