A Scientist Practitioner Approach 2nd Revised edition
Organizational Psychology by Steve M. Jex
Book DescriptionThorough and up-to-date coverage of both the science and practice of organizational psychology This Second Edition reflects the latest developments and research in the field using a scientist-practitioner model that expertly integrates multicultural and international issues as it addresses the most current knowledge and topics in the practice of organizational psychology. Beginning with a foundation of research methodology, this text examines the behavior of individuals in organizational settings and shows readers how psychological models can be used to improve employee morale, productivity, and quality of service. Written in an accessible style that brings the material to life, author Steve Jex and new coauthor Thomas Britt use their experiences as consultants and educators to bring new features to the Second Edition, including: * Updated chapters, particularly those on job attitudes, teams, and leadership * New "People Behind the Research" and "Illuminating Examples" boxes * New coverage of workplace stress, teams, and multicultural socialization * More material on personal difference, personality, and considerations of diversity * Extended coverage of financial incentives and executive compensation * Using descriptive cases to illustrate workplace issues, Organizational Psychology, Second Edition thoroughly addresses the major motivational theories in organizational psychology and the mechanisms that organizations use to influence employees' behavior.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780470109762
(256mm x 186mm x 48mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Steve M. Jex
Thriving Under Stress, Hardback (May 2015)
This book illuminates the ways stressful working conditions can produce positive outcomes when employees approach demands in the right way, focus on the meaning and significance of their work, and recover appropriately from stressful working conditions, both during the day and when at home.
Organizational Psychology, Hardback (February 2015)
The foundation of organizational psychology, updated to reflect the changing workplace Organizational Psychology: A Scientist-Practitioner Approach, Third Edition provides students with a thorough overview of both the science and practice of organizational psychology.
Stress and Job Performance, Paperback (September 1998)» View all books by Steve M. Jex
Steve Jex provides a comprehensive research-based examination of the relationship between occupational stress and job performance.
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Author Biography - Steve M. Jex
Steve M. Jex, PhD, is a well-known researcher in workplace stress and consults for many organizations, including the United States Army. He teaches and directs graduate students at Bowling Green State University. Thomas W. Britt, PhD, is a social psychologist specializing in work and family. He brings that expertise as well as his teaching experience with undergraduates to this new edition of Organizational Psychology. He teaches and directs graduate students at Clemson University.
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