Providing a complete and contemporary overview of the evolving and fascinating world of work, this new edition of Work and Organizational Psychology is the perfect textbook, outlining not only key theoretical ideas, but how they relate to the role of psychologists advising today’s organizations.

Integrating the fields of human resource management and organizational behaviour, the text begins with a chapter to give the reader an insight into the domain of work and organizational psychology, the development of the field of work and organizational psychology, tasks and competencies of organizational and work psychologists, and careers in work and organizational psychology. The remainder of the book is divided into thirteen chapters which address the core areas of work and organizational psychology.

The book is supported by a range of pedagogical features, spotlighting issues of theoretical, ethical, or contemporary interest, whilst also enabling students to engage in active learning.

part I|97 pages

Organizational psychology

chapter 2|20 pages

Individual differences and inclusion

chapter 3|23 pages

Motivation and satisfaction

chapter 4|17 pages

Group behaviour

chapter 5|19 pages


chapter 6|16 pages


part II|93 pages

Work psychology

chapter 7|14 pages

Work analysis and human resource planning

chapter 8|22 pages

Recruitment and selection

chapter 9|15 pages

Induction, training, and development

chapter 10|11 pages

Compensation management

chapter 11|16 pages

Performance management

chapter 12|13 pages

Career development

part III|47 pages

Further aspects of organizational psychology