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Applied Psychology Series

Series Editor: Jeanette N. Cleveland, Kevin R. Murphy

The objective of the Applied Psychology Series is to offer publications that emphasize state-of-the-art research and its application to important issues of human behavior in a variety of societal settings.

The objective is to bridge both academic and applied interests. To date, more than 45 books in various fields of applied psychology have been published in this series.

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31-40 of 59 results in Applied Psychology Series
  1. Assessment Centers in Human Resource Management

    Strategies for Prediction, Diagnosis, and Development

    By George C. Thornton III, Deborah E. Rupp

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    The theme permeating this book on assessment centers is "continuity and change", describing what has remained the same and what has changed in the 50-year history of the assessment center method. One of the important changes explored is the evolution of the goals of assessment center programs and...

    Published December 2nd 2005 by Psychology Press

  2. Staffing Organizations

    Contemporary Practice and Theory, 3rd Edition

    By Robert E. Ployhart, Benjamin Schneider, Neal Schmitt

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    Staffing Organizations: Contemporary Practice and Theory, the new third edition of a classic in the field, shows how organizations of all sizes can use effective staffing procedures as a source of sustained competitive advantage. Practically, the book shows how to choose, develop, and administer...

    Published November 23rd 2005 by CRC Press

  3. Work and Family

    An International Research Perspective

    Edited by Steven A.Y. Poelmans

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    The entrance of women into managerial positions in significant numbers brings work and family issues to center stage, shifting the spotlight from issues of entry and equality of access to the consideration of the work-family conflicts and the difficulties posed on female managers. Looking at new...

    Published February 24th 2005 by Psychology Press

  4. Work and Life Integration

    Organizational, Cultural, and Individual Perspectives

    Edited by Ellen Ernst Kossek, Susan J. Lambert

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    Work-family researchers have had much success in encouraging both organizations and individuals to recognize the importance of achieving greater balance in life. Work and Life Integration addresses the intersect between work, life, and family in new and interesting ways. It discusses current...

    Published November 5th 2004 by Psychology Press

  5. Leader Development for Transforming Organizations

    Growing Leaders for Tomorrow

    By David V. Day, Stephen J. Zaccaro, Stanley M. Halpin

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    This book examines numerous topic areas that are considered to be especially relevant for making a strategic leader development investment. The topics covered are areas that have theoretical and empirical connections to important aspects of growth, change, adult development, and underlying...

    Published January 22nd 2004 by Psychology Press

  6. Developing Organizational Simulations

    A Guide for Practitioners and Students

    By George C. Thornton III, George C. Thornton III, Deborah E. Rupp, Rose A. Mueller-Hanson, Deborah E. Rupp, Rose Hanson

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    This book provides a concise source of information on effective and practical methods for constructing simulation exercises for the assessment of psychological characteristics relevant to effectiveness in work organizations. Simulation exercises present the examinee with descriptions of complex...

    Published September 1st 2003 by Psychology Press

  7. Misbehavior in Organizations

    Theory, Research, and Management

    By Yoav Vardi, Yoav Vardi, Ely Weitz, Ely Weitz

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    For many years, scholars aligned with mainstream research paradigms that make up organizational behavior (OB) have been leaning toward the more positive depiction of organizational reality. To better understand people's behavior in the workplace, they must also explore misbehavior. Organizational...

    Published August 1st 2003 by Psychology Press

  8. Job Feedback

    Giving, Seeking, and Using Feedback for Performance Improvement, 2nd Edition

    By Manuel London, Manuel London

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    This book demonstrates how managers can be more effective in gathering and processing performance information about subordinates, making ratings on performance appraisals and multisource feedback surveys, and feeding back this information in a way that is nonthreatening and leads to productive...

    Published July 1st 2003 by Psychology Press

  9. Ethics and Values in Industrial-Organizational Psychology

    By Joel Lefkowitz

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    Ethics and Values in Industrial-Organizational Psychology is one of the first books to integrate work from the fields of moral philosophy, moral psychology, IO Psychology and political and social economy, as well as business. It sets out to provide a "framework for moral action" and presents...

    Published May 1st 2003 by Psychology Press

  10. Individual Assessment

    As Practiced in Industry and Consulting

    By Kristin O. Prien, Kristin O. Prien, Jeffery S. Schippmann

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    Individual Assessment is a professional practice important to Human Resource Managers, Executives and anyone making decisions about employees. Finally, we now have a clear, practical guide with methodologically-grounded descriptions of how to successfully do it. The authors have put together a...

    Published April 1st 2003 by Psychology Press