Language : English
Published : 2015-10-28
Pages : 592
Psychology and Work
Psychology and Workis a new textbook for introductory Industrial and Organizational (I/O) Psychology classes. Written by award-winning I/O professors with experience teaching the course, the book is organized into three main sections. It first includes a brief overview of the history of I/O Psychology and a chapter on research methods, subsequently covers the core principles of Industrial Psychology, and then discusses the key areas of Organizational Psychology. Each chapter covers the implications of issues for organizations, individual workers, and students. The book contains numerous features that highlight key concepts and their relevance to students: Learning goals at the beginning of each chapter direct students to main objectives What Does This Mean for You? and Workplace Application boxes throughout the book address the implications of the material for students Case study boxes with accompanying questions illustrate how concepts are relevant in real world practice Additional reading lists and What Do You Think? questions provide further discussion for each chapter Keywords defined in the margins help students grasp important concepts Sections discussing global and current issues give students a sense of what’s happening in the I/O psychology field The book also has extensive online resources such as interactive features, quizzes, PowerPoint slides, and an instructor’s manual. Accompanied by a dynamic design and a strong set of pedagogical tools,Psychology and Workpresents all-new content and relevant coverage for the I/O psychology course.
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About the Author
Danny Dorling is the Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography, Oxford. He is the honorary president of the Society of Cartographers. In 2009 he was awarded the Gold Award of the Geographical Association and the Back Award of the Royal Geographical Society. He appears regularly in TV and radio, writes for the Guardian, New Statesman and other papers. He advises government and the office for national statistics. He is the author of books including: 10 Billion; So You Think You Know About Britain? and Injustice.
Learn how to get the most from your placements with the aid of this user-friendly text. Making the Most of Field Placement offers a practice-based approach to teaching and learning during placement experiences. Written for both students and their supervisors, it follows the various stages of a placement from planning through to evaluation. The core practice issues and ideas that it discusses can be used for a wide range of fields including social work, welfare work, disability work, youth work, community work and other human services. Readers can follow through the chapters as a guide as the placement progresses or select specific chapters and exercises to enhance specific stages of the placement. Numerous examples, checklists and exercises provide practical ideas that help students and supervisors to positively engage with each stage of the field placement process.
Happy-People-Pills for All explores current theories of happiness while demonstrating the need to develop advanced pharmacological agents for the enhancement of our capacity for happiness and wellbeing.
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