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Work in the 21st century: an introduction to industrial and organizational psychology

By: Landy, Frank J.
Contributor(s): Conte, Jeffrey M.
Publisher: USA Blackwell Publishing 2007, c2004Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xxvi, (various pagings).ISBN: 9781405144346.Subject(s): Psychology | Industrial | Organization - Research | Organizational Behaviour | Work | Twenty-first centuryDDC classification: 158.7 Summary: Work in the 21st Century is the highly regarded, and most current and engaging, text for the industrial and organizational psychology course. Combining leading research, consulting, and teaching expertise, Frank Landy and Jeff Conte provide students with up-to-date examples and cases that link current research and theory to practical issues in the workplace. Students will gain familiarity with I-O psychology concepts and become critical evaluators of contemporary issues and research, allowing their education to carry them well past the conclusion of the course. A number of themes recur throughout the text to underscore the multifaceted nature of work including the increase in cross-cultural and multinational work, the diversification of workforces, the increased importance of teams, and the increased complexity of the technical and organizational aspects of work.
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Work in the 21st Century is the highly regarded, and most current and engaging, text for the industrial and organizational psychology course. Combining leading research, consulting, and teaching expertise, Frank Landy and Jeff Conte provide students with up-to-date examples and cases that link current research and theory to practical issues in the workplace. Students will gain familiarity with I-O psychology concepts and become critical evaluators of contemporary issues and research, allowing their education to carry them well past the conclusion of the course. A number of themes recur throughout the text to underscore the multifaceted nature of work including the increase in cross-cultural and multinational work, the diversification of workforces, the increased importance of teams, and the increased complexity of the technical and organizational aspects of work.

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