Arnold:Work Psychology

Arnold:Work Psychology - John Arnold - 9781292269436 - Management - Organizational Behavior (91)
Series
Pearson
Author
John Arnold / Iain Coyne / Ray Randall / Fiona Patterson  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
7
Language
English
Total pages
656
Announced
February 2020
ISBN13
9781292269436
ISBN
129226943X
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Description

Now in its seventh edition, Work Psychology is an accessible and fascinating examination of human behaviour in today’s workplace, written by authors who are all experts in their fields. Substantially updated with new chapter authors and new material that reflects current research and debate in the area, the text retains its popular blend of theory, research and engaging examples.

 

Covering a broad range of core topics, this text is suitable for undergraduate students in business, management, and psychology as well as those studying for professional qualifications.

 

 

 

Features

This new seventh edition offers you:

  • A clear and consistent structure, including an opening and closing case study and other exercises within each chapter to help you to apply what you’ve learnt.
  • Attractive full-colour design that aids navigation and enlivens the text.
  • Embedded within each chapter, coverage of diversity, technology and internationalization issues.
  • Learning outcomes, multiple-choice questions, discussion questions, a glossary, annotated further reading and weblinks to enable your learning within and beyond the textbook.
  • All the latest research and hot topics in the field of work psychology.
  • A ‘Key debate’ feature that directs you to key controversies and contemporary debate around work psychology today.
  • A ‘Research methods in focus’ feature that de-mystifies and illustrates with examples the use of strong research methods in practice.
  • A ‘Point of integration’ feature which clearly links the theories between chapters, allowing for a greater understanding of the topic as a whole.
  • Additional material for lecturers is available at www.pearsoned.co.uk/workpsych 

New to this Edition

New to this edition:

  • A clear and consistent structure, including an opening and closing case study and other exercises within each chapter to help you to apply what you’ve learnt

  • Attractive full-colour design that aids navigation and enlivens the text

  • Embedded within each chapter, coverage of diversity, technology and internationalization issues

  • Learning outcomes, multiple-choice questions, discussion questions, a glossary, annotated further reading and weblinks to enable your learning within and beyond the textbook

  • All the latest research and hot topics in the field of work psychology

  • A ‘Key debate’ feature that directs you to key controversies and contemporary debate around work psychology today

  • A ‘Research methods in focus’ feature that demystifies and illustrates with examples the use of strong research methods in practice

  • A ‘Point of integration’ feature which clearly links the theories between chapters, allowing for a greater understanding of the topic as a whole

Table of Contents

 

 

Preface
About the authors
Acknowledgements


1.  The discipline of work psychology: An initial orientation
2.   Individual differences
3.   Selection: Analysing jobs, competencies and selection methods
4.   Assessing performance at work
5.   Attitudes at work
6.   Work motivation
7.   Training and development
8.  Work-related stress and well-being
9.  Groups, teams and teamwork
10.  Leadership
11.  Careers and career management
12.  Understanding organisational change and culture
13. The psychology of dispersed work


Glossary
References
Index

Back Cover

Gain a clear and authoritative introduction to human behaviour in the workplace


 

Work Psychology, 7th edition, by Arnold, Coyne, Randall and Pattterson is an accessible and fascinating examination of human behaviour in today’s workplace, written by authors who are all experts in their fields. Substantially updated with new chapters from new authors, and new material that reflects current research and debate in the area, the text retains its popular blend of theory, research and engaging examples. Covering a broad range of core topics, this text is suitable for undergraduate students in business, management, and psychology as well as those studying for professional qualifications.
 

New to this edition:

  • A clear and consistent structure, including an opening and closing case study and other exercises within each chapter to help you to apply what you have learnt.

  • Attractive full-colour design that aids navigation and enlivens the text.

  • Embedded within each chapter, coverage of diversity, technology and internationalization issues.

  • Learning outcomes, multiple-choice questions, discussion questions, a glossary, annotated further reading and weblinks to enable your learning within and beyond the textbook.

  • All the latest research and hot topics in the field of work psychology.

  • A ‘Key debate’ feature that directs you to key controversies and contemporary debate around work psychology today.

  • A ‘Research methods in focus’ feature that demystifies and illustrates with examples the use of strong research methods in practice.

  • A ‘Point of integration’ feature which clearly links the theories between chapters, allowing for a greater understanding of the topic as a whole.

Additional material for lecturers is available at go.pearson.com/uk/he/resources

 

John Arnold is Professor of Organisational Behaviour in the School of Business and Economics at Loughborough University.

Iain Coyne is Senior Lecturer in Organisational Psychology, School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University, UK.

Ray Randall is Senior University Teacher in Work Psychology, Institute of Work Psychology, Sheffield University Management School, UK.

Fiona Patterson is Founder Director of the Work Psychology Group, Visiting Researcher, University of Cambridge and Visiting Professor, City University, London, UK.

 

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