Introduction to Work Psychology 2nd edition addresses workplace matters such as career stages, workplace learning and others using a principles-focused approach. With socio-cultural perspectives and ethics integrated throughout the text, the new edition continues to provide a foundation for first-year students of Industrial Psychology at universities and universities of technology.

Introduction to Work Psychology 2nd edition addresses workplace matters such as career stages, workplace learning and others using a principles-focused approach. With socio-cultural perspectives and ethics integrated throughout the text, the new edition continues to provide a foundation for first-year students of Industrial Psychology at universities and universities of technology.

Features

  • Summary and reflection featured in each chapter.
  • Review and Multiple choice questions for student self-assessment.
  • Learning outcomes which are linked to the chapter.
  • Ethical readers to illustrate ethical dilemmas and theoretical concepts.
  • Closing case study with questions to test practical application of theoretical concepts.
  • Complex theoretical concepts discussed in greater detail to improve understanding.
  • All theoretical concepts, research, data and references have been updated to reflect the latest trends in the market.
  • Additional diagrams and graphs added where appropriate.
  • Updated assessment tasks.

1Introduction to psychology and industrial and organisational psychology (I-O psychology)
2Frameworks for thinking and practice in I-O psychology
3Biology in work behaviour
4Human and career development across the lifespan
5Sensory and perceptual processes in work behaviour
6Cognitive processes
7Workplace learning
8Workplace motivation and emotion
9Social processes in the workplace
10Work-related attitudes and values
11Psychological well-being and maladjustment at work
12Psychological assessment and research in the work context
First year students of Industrial Psychology at universities, and first year students of Personnel Management at Universities of Technology.
  • Introduction to Work Psychology 2e



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