For undergraduate-level courses in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Business Psychology, Personnel Psychology and Applied Psychology. Psychology and Work Today provides an invaluable foundation for anyone entering today's global business and industrial world. This informative, sophisticated, and entertaining text teaches students about the nature of work in modern society. By focusing on the practical and applied rather than the scientific ideal, the authors demonstrate how industrial-organizational psychology directly impacts our lives as job applicants, trainees, employees, managers, and consumers.

part One|48 pages

The Practice of Industrial-Organizational Psychology

chapter Chapter 1|22 pages

Principles, Practices, and Problems

chapter Chapter 2|25 pages

Techniques, Tools, and Tactics

part Two|105 pages

The Development of Human Resources

chapter Chapter 3|29 pages

Employee Selection Principles and Techniques

chapter Chapter 4|26 pages

Psychological Testing

chapter Chapter 5|26 pages

Performance Appraisal

chapter Chapter 6|23 pages

Training and Development

part Three|76 pages

Organizational Psychology

chapter Chapter 7|24 pages


chapter Chapter 8|26 pages

Motivation, Job Satisfaction, and Job Involvement

chapter Chapter 9|25 pages

The Organization of the Organization

part Four|75 pages

Characteristics of the Workplace

chapter Chapter 10|24 pages

Working Conditions

chapter Chapter 11|27 pages

Employee Safety and Health Issues

chapter Chapter 12|23 pages

Stress in the Workplace

part Five|34 pages

Engineering Psychology

chapter Chapter 13|33 pages

Engineering Psychology

part Six|35 pages

Consumer Psychology

chapter Chapter 14|34 pages

Consumer Psychology