Personality and Organizations
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Personality and Organizations by Benjamin Schneider
Book DescriptionPersonality has always been a predictor of performance. This book of original chapters is designed to fulfill a need for a contemporary treatment of human personality in work organizations. Bringing together top scholars in the field, this book provides a comprehensive study of the role of personality in organizational life. Utilizing a personality perspective, scholars review the role of personality in groups, job satisfaction, leadership, stress, motivation, organizational climate and culture, and vocational interests. In addition, the book looks at more classical topics in personality at work, including the measurement of personality, personality-performance linkages, faking, and person-organization fit. Complete in both conceptual material and reviews of the literature across the variety of domains in which personality plays a role at work, this handbook borrows the idea that personality plays out in many ways in organizations and not just a correlate of task performance. The editors believe that this book supports this belief--that personality in its many conceptualizations is a useful lens through which to shed understanding on the broadest array of contemporary topics in industrial/organizational psychology and organizational behavior. Graduate students and researchers interested in the contributions of personality to almost any topic in which they may have interest will find it valuable.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780805837582
(229mm x 152mm x 32mm)
Imprint: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 12-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Benjamin Schneider
Oxford Handbook of Organizational Climate and Culture, Hardback (June 2014)
This Handbook is a unique compendium of thinking, research, and practice on organizational climate and culture, integrating scholarship from both fields into one major work. Authors explore these themes in context of contemporary practice with comprehensive case studies of 3M, McDonald's, the Mayo Clinic, PepsiCo and Tata.
Personality and Organizations, Paperback (July 2013)
In this work, scholars cover issues such as teams, leadership, organizational climate and culture, organizational citizenship behaviour, work motivation, stress, and job satisfaction, and tells us what they know about these topics from a personality perspective.
Employee Engagement, Paperback (May 2009)» View all books by Benjamin Schneider
"Employee engagement" has been a buzz word in the human resources community for several years, but there remains an urgent need for scientifically grounded advice for human resources consultants and practitioners as to how to measure and increase it.
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