Handbook of Industrial, Work & Organizational Psychology

Handbook of Industrial, Work & Organizational Psychology

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The globalized nature of work in the new millennium implies that human resource management, psychological theories of personnel and individual behaviour in the workplace have to change and evolve. This volume mainly focuses on theories, techniques and methods used by industrial and work psychologists. A set of internationally renowned authors summarize advances in core topics such as analysis of work, work design, job performance, performance appraisal and feedback, workplace counterproductivity, recruitment and personnel selection, work relevant individual difference variables (cognitive ability, personality), human-machine interactions, human errors, training, learning, individual development, socialization, methods, and measurement.There is some indirect evidence that national culture may influence how performance feedback and appraisals are given. ... In Latin America, where power distance is high, participation as a management technique has not been successful (Triandis, 1989). ... For example, Early and Stubblebine (1989) found that American and English production workers did not significantly differ in the reported type (e.g.anbsp;...

Title:Handbook of Industrial, Work & Organizational Psychology
Author:Neil Anderson
Publisher:SAGE - 2001-12-20


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