Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology

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9780138158125: Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Courses in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Organizational Psychology

 

From its first edition, two important themes have been the foundation of Ronald E. Riggio's Introduction to Industrial / Organizational Psychology. First, because I/O psychology is a field with both a strong scientific base and an applied orientation, the book demonstrates the connection between psychological theory and application: theoretical concepts are shown to lead to useful interventions. Second, this book was designed and written with the student in mind. Whenever possible, the text draws on examples and illustrations from the world of work that students understand - making for an introductory text that appeals to a wide range of students with varying academic backgrounds.

 

This student-centered, real-world driven text demonstrates the connection between psychological theory and application in the field of Industrial / Organizational Psychology. 

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Written with the student in mind, this inviting, comprehensive introduction to the field of I/O Psychology emphasizes connections between theory and practice across the full spectrum of personnel issues, worker issues, work group and organizational issues, and work environment issues. This fourth edition is thoroughly up-to-date with more than 300 new references, a new chapter expanding the topic of human factors to include occupational health psychology and consumer psychology, and expansions in sections on job analysis and employee testing and selection. Cutting-edge issues and topics such as workplace diversity, 360-degree evaluations, increasing globalization, organizational downsizing, and computerized monitoring of employee performance are included.

Pedagogical features include Stop and Review questions designed to assess student retention of material, Inside Tips that provide strategies to synthesize and study information, a statistical appendix and suggested readings for advanced student work, and Up Close sections that help students apply theories to the real world. It is easy to see why Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology is one of the leaders in the field.

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