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Business Psychology and Organ. Behaviour - 4th edition

Business Psychology and Organ. Behaviour (ISBN10: 1841693928; ISBN13: 9781841693927)
ISBN13: 978-1841693927
ISBN10: 1841693928

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-1841693910
ISBN10: 184169391X

Summary: This new edition of our best selling introductory textbook on behavior within organizations, offers a detailed evaluation of individual, group and organisational perspectives. It opens with an analysis of the historical background of business psychology, examining the roots of contemporary thoughts and practices. There is a broad coverage and well-informed evaluation of different theoretical approaches and throughout practical examples and vivid illustrations from the business world
accompany the discussion, showing how the ideas and theories work in application. A diverse range of issues are covered, including: Cross-cultural issues, diversity, ethics, personality and psychological testing, emotional intelligence, Innovation, new forms of organization, team building, organizational citizenship, Intuition, new forms of organisation, teambuilding and organisational citizenship, Intuition in decision-making, training and development, The influence of genetics and emotion. Business Psychology andOrganisational Behaviour has been carefully revised and up-dated to cover recent developments in the field. It provides a range of helpful features, including: learning outcomes, chapter summaries and a comprehensive bibliography. Pointers to additional reading are also provided, and for instructors who adopt the book there is a CD Rom of resources, including a chapter by chapter Powerpoint lecture course, a multiple choice question test bank and a set of sample discussions based on selected themes in each chapter. An essential textbook for undergraduates and postgraduates studying psychology and organisational behaviour, it will also be welcomed as a rich source of information by practicing professionals.
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Summary: This new edition of our best selling introductory textbook on behavior within organizations, offers a detailed evaluation of individual, group and organisational perspectives. It opens with an analysis of the historical background of business psychology, examining the roots of contemporary thoughts and practices. There is a broad coverage and well-informed evaluation of different theoretical approaches and throughout practical examples and vivid illustrations from the business world accompany the discussion, showing how the ideas and theories work in application. A diverse range of issues are covered, including: Cross-cultural issues, diversity, ethics, personality and psychological testing, emotional intelligence, Innovation, new forms of organization, team building, organizational citizenship, Intuition, new forms of organisation, teambuilding and organisational citizenship, Intuition in decision-making, training and development, The influence of genetics and emotion. Business Psychology andOrganisational Behaviour has been carefully revised and up-dated to cover recent developments in the field. It provides a range of helpful features, including: learning outcomes, chapter summaries and a comprehensive bibliography. Pointers to additional reading are also provided, and for instructors who adopt the book there is a CD Rom of resources, including a chapter by chapter Powerpoint lecture course, a multiple choice question test bank and a set of sample discussions based on selected themes in each chapter. An essential textbook for undergraduates and postgraduates studying psychology and organisational behaviour, it will also be welcomed as a rich source of information by practicing professionals. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 4TH 06
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Publisher: Psychology Press
Year Published: 2006
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