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  1. Understanding Group Behavior

    Volume 1: Consensual Action By Small Groups; Volume 2: Small Group Processes and Interpersonal Relations

    Edited by Erich H. Witte, James H. Davis

    These books grew out of the perception that a number of important conceptual and theoretical advances in research on small group behavior had developed in recent years, but were scattered in rather fragmentary fashion across a diverse literature. Thus, it seemed useful to encourage the formulation...

    Published June 30th 1996 by Psychology Press

  2. Human Abilities

    Their Nature and Measurement

    Edited by Ian Dennis, Patrick Tapsfield

    This volume brings together many of the leading researchers on human intelligence and cognition to address issues including definition, measurement, and instructional design. Its publication is a result of the Inaugural Spearman Seminar recently held at the University of Plymouth -- a seminar that...

    Published June 30th 1996 by Psychology Press

  3. The Road To Excellence

    the Acquisition of Expert Performance in the Arts and Sciences, Sports, and Games

    Edited by K. Anders Ericsson

    Excellence and the highest levels of performance in the arts and sciences, sports, and games have always been an object of fascination to both scientists and lay people. Only during the last 20 years have scientists studied these levels of performance in the laboratory in order to identify their...

    Published May 31st 1996 by Psychology Press

  4. Stress and Human Performance

    Edited by James E. Driskell, Eduardo Salas

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    The pace of life in our high technology world has quickened. Industries that do not become more efficient, often by requiring a faster production turnaround with less slack, are superseded. Because of this, workers face an environment in which they must perform under more time pressure and under...

    Published April 30th 1996 by Psychology Press

  5. Decision Making in the Workplace

    A Unified Perspective

    Edited by Lee Roy Beach

    Many, if not most, of one's important decisions are made in the context of one's work. However, because workplace decisions cover such a broad range of issues, it often is difficult to detect underlying commonalities in how they are made, and in how things go wrong when they do go wrong. As a...

    Published April 30th 1996 by Psychology Press

  6. Managing Human Resources

    Exercises, Experiments, and Applications

    By Alan B. Clardy

    Students taking a personnel or human resources management course often do not enter the course bursting with curiosity or unbridled enthusiasm. After all, what kind of excitement can there be in studying how to process payroll, check employment references, or learn about some arcane government...

    Published October 31st 1995 by Psychology Press

  7. Benchmark Tasks for Job Analysis

    A Guide for Functional Job Analysis (fja) Scales

    By Sidney A. Fine, Maury Getkate

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    Human resource practitioners are repeatedly faced with the challenge of effectively using language to clearly describe the work performed on a job. Functional Job Analysis--an internationally recognized and respected job analysis method --has been meeting this challenge for more than forty years....

    Published August 31st 1995 by Psychology Press

  8. Chaos, Catastrophe, and Human Affairs

    Applications of Nonlinear Dynamics To Work, Organizations, and Social Evolution

    By Stephen J. Guastello

    Whether talking about steering a wheelbarrow over rugged terrain or plotting the course of international relations, human performance systems involve change. Sometimes changes are subtle or evolutionary, sometimes they are catastrophic or revolutionary, and sometimes the changes are from periods of...

    Published August 31st 1995 by Psychology Press

  9. Police Psychology Into the 21st Century

    Edited by Martin I. Kurke, Ellen M. Scrivner

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    As we approach the 21st century, there is a discernable shift in policing, from an incident-driven perspective to a proactive problem solving stance often described as "community policing." In this volume a panel of 21 psychologists examine the changing directions in policing and how such changes...

    Published June 30th 1995 by Psychology Press

  10. Psychology and Policing

    Edited by Neil Brewer, Carlene Wilson

    Psychological theory and research have much to contribute to the knowledge and skill bases underlying effective policing. Much of the relevant information, however, is dispersed across a variety of different psychological and criminal justice/policing journals and seldom integrated for those...

    Published April 30th 1995 by Psychology Press