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  1. Social Psychology at Work (Psychology Revivals)

    Essays in honour of Michael Argyle

    Edited by Peter Collett, Adrian Furnham

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Social psychology has much to offer real world problems, especially in industrial and organizational settings. Originally published in 1995, in Social Psychology at Work leading researchers in their respective fields discuss recent findings and their implications for the commercial world of work....

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Social Skills and Health (Psychology Revivals)

    Edited by Michael Argyle

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    The efficiency of an organization and the well-being of those working within it are often dependent to a large extent on the social skills deployed by certain key personnel. The analysis of these skills and the training of people in their use had reached a stage of considerable sophistication....

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Psychology and Social Problems (Psychology Revivals)

    By Michael Argyle

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    First published in 1964, Psychology and Social Problems looks at a changing society and research into problems of the time. Many of the themes in the book, such as delinquency, mental health and racial conflict, are still familiar and current topics of discussion today. Social scientists had...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Scientific Study of Social Behaviour (Psychology Revivals)

    By Michael Argyle

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1957, this book presented an up-to-date account of psychological research into human social behaviour of the time. There are chapters on interaction between pairs of people, behaviour in small social groups, and human relations in industry. The author avoided the...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Social Psychology and Theories of Consumer Culture

    A Political Economy Perspective

    By Matthew McDonald, Stephen Wearing

    Social Psychology and Theories of Consumer Culture: A Political Economy Perspective presents a critical analysis of the leading positions in social psychology from the perspective of classical and contemporary theories of consumer culture. The analysis seeks to expand social psychological theory by...

    Published March 14th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Dark Side of Transformational Leadership

    A Critical Perspective

    By Dennis Tourish

    Most research into leadership has presented leaders as heroic, charismatic and transformational ‘visionaries’. The leader, whether in business, politics or any other field, is the most important factor in determining whether organizations succeed or fail. Indeed, despite the fundamental mistakes...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  7. New Frontiers in Work and Family Research

    Edited by Joseph G. Grzywacz, Evangelia Demerouti

    Series: Current Issues in Work and Organizational Psychology

    The purpose of this volume is to showcase alternative theoretical and methodological approaches to work and family research, and present methodological alternatives to the widely known shortcomings of current research on work and the family. In the first part of the book contributors...

    Published February 21st 2013 by Psychology Press

  8. Group Processes

    Edited by John M. Levine

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    It is impossible to understand human behavior without understanding the critical role that groups play in people’s lives. Most of us belong to a range of formal and informal groups, including families, work teams, and friendship cliques. These groups absorb a great deal of our time and energy and...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Psychology Press

  9. Crime and Crime Reduction

    The importance of group processes

    Edited by Jane L. Wood, Theresa A. Gannon

    The problems associated with groups that commit crime are well known and notoriously complex. However, there are many questions that we still cannot answer with certainty. This book seeks to deepen understanding of the group processes involved in crime and the treatment of offenders’ thoughts and...

    Published August 6th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Exploring Distance in Leader-Follower Relationships

    When Near is Far and Far is Near

    Edited by Michelle C. Bligh, Ronald E. Riggio

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    Leaders face new challenges as they cope with changes in culture, technology and the workplace. In this edited volume, based on a conference at Claremont, scholars of leadership studies from three continents discuss the latest psychological research on interpersonal leader–follower relations. The...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge