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  1. Functional Job Analysis

    A Foundation for Human Resources Management

    By Sidney A. Fine, Steven F. Cronshaw

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    This book was written to address the need for timely, thorough, practical, and defensible job analysis for HR managers. Under continuing development over the past 50 years, Functional Job Analysis (FJA) is acknowledged by major texts in HR and industrial/organizational psychology as one of the...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Heavy Work Investment

    Its Nature, Sources, Outcomes, and Future Directions

    Edited by Itzhak Harpaz, Raphael Snir

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    The book deals with the concept of Heavy Work Investment (HWI) recently initiated by Snir and Harpaz. Since its introduction the interest in the general HWI model has increased considerably. The book illustrates the development of HWI conceptualization, theory, and research. It deals with the...

    Published August 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Understanding Employee Engagement

    Theory, Research, and Practice

    By Zinta S. Byrne

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    Employee engagement is a novel concept that has been building momentum in recent years. Understanding Employee Engagement: Theory, Research, and Practice exposes the science and practice of employee engagement. Grounded in theory and empirical research, this book debates the definitions of...

    Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Power of Feedback

    Giving, Seeking, and Using Feedback for Performance Improvement

    By Manuel London

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    This follow up to the 2003 edition of Job Feedback by Manuel London is updated to cover new research in the area of organizational management. This edition bridges a gap in research that now covers cultural responses to employer feedback, feedback through electronic communications, and how...

    Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Diversity Ideologies in Organizations

    Edited by Kecia M. Thomas, Victoria C. Plaut, Ny Mia Tran

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    Since the increased attention toward diversity in the workplace, the concepts of "diversity initiatives" and "diversity management" have become a common place in many conversations among academics and practitioners alike. The diversity movement in the workplace originated from the increased...

    Published January 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Bullying in the Workplace

    Causes, Symptoms, and Remedies

    Edited by John Lipinski, Laura M. Crothers

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    Bullying in the workplace is a phenomenon that has recently intrigued researchers studying management and organizational issues, leading to such questions as why it occurs and what causes such harassment. This volume written by experts in a wide range of fields including Industrial and...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Handbook of Personality at Work

    Edited by Neil Christiansen, Robert Tett

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    Personality has emerged as a key factor when trying to understand why people think, feel, and behave the way they do at work. Recent research has linked personality to important aspects of work such as job performance, employee attitudes, leadership, teamwork, stress, and turnover. This...

    Published June 12th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Validity Generalization

    A Critical Review

    Edited by Kevin R. Murphy

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    This volume presents the first wide-ranging critical review of validity generalization (VG)--a method that has dominated the field since the publication of Schmidt and Hunter's (1977) paper "Development of a General Solution to the Problem of Validity Generalization." This paper and the work that...

    Published May 1st 2013 by Psychology Press

  9. Green Organizations

    Driving Change with I-O Psychology

    Edited by Ann Hergatt Huffman, Stephanie R. Klein

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    This book is a landmark in showing how industrial-organizational psychology and related fields contribute to environmental sustainability in organizations. Industrial-organizational psychology embraces a scientist/practitioner model: evidence-based best practice to solve real-world issues....

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Individual and Team Skill Decay

    The Science and Implications for Practice

    Edited by Winfred Arthur, Jr., Eric Anthony Day, Winston Bennett, Jr., Antoinette M. Portrey

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    Skill and knowledge retention is a major issue and concern in learning and skill acquisition, especially when trained or acquired skills (or knowledge) are needed after long periods of nonuse. The goal of this book is to summarize and advance the thinking of critical issues related to skill...

    Published March 19th 2013 by Routledge