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Editors: Ina M. Pearle
Book Description:
Industrial and organizational psychology (also known as I/O psychology, work psychology, work and organizational psychology, W-O psychology, occupational psychology, or personnel psychology) concerns the application of psychological theories, research methods, and intervention strategies to workplace issues. I/O psychologists are interested in making organizations more productive while ensuring workers are able to lead physically and psychologically healthy lives. Relevant topics include personnel psychology, motivation and leadership, employee selection, training, and development, organization development and guided change, organizational behavior, and work and family issues.This new book presents leading research from around the globe in this field.

Table of Contents:

Expert Commentaries
Commentary A - The Impact of 'Expert Patient' and Self-Care Initiatives on Health Care Personnel; pp. 1-4
(Sally Lindsay, Institute for Social, Cultural & Policy Research, Univ. of Salford, United Kingdom)

Commentary B - Fuel-Efficient Driving Research; An Area in Need of Exploration; pp. 5-8
(A.E. af Wahlberg, Dept. of Psychology, Uppsala Univ., Sweden)

Chapter 1 - Self-Efficacy for Adapting to Organizational Transitions: It Helps, But Only When the Prospects Are Bright;
pp. 9-21
(Tahira M. Probst, Washington State Univ., Vancouver)

Chapter 2 - Protecting The Turf That's Worth Protecting: Medical Resistance to 'Mid-Level' Health Care Providers; pp. 23-45
(Sally Lindsay, Institute for Social, Cultural & Policy Research, Univ. of Salford, United Kingdom)

Chapter 3 - Mental Health in the Workplace (A Case Study among Professionals in the Financial Services Sector); pp. 47-72
(Xiao Lu Wang, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hector W. H. Tsang, Dept. of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ., Kan Shi, Management School, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Chapter 4 - Fuel Wasting Behaviors of Truck Drivers; pp. 73-87
(A.E. af Wahlberg, Dept. of Psychology, Uppsala Univ., Sweden)

Chapter 5 - The Role of Psychosocial Work Environment in Psychological Health and well-being among Health Care Staff;
pp. 89-103
(Bettina F. Piko, Martha Piczil, Univ. of Szeged, Hungary)

Chapter 6 - Intervention Measures to Deal with the Impact of Night and Shiftwork to Workers' Health and Well Being; pp 105-119.
(Lucia Rotenberg, Laboratory of Environment and Health Education, Oswaldo Cruz, Institute, Fiocruz, Brazil, Claudia Roberta de Castro Moreno, Frida Marina Fischer, Dept. of Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Univ. of Sao Paulo, Brazil)


   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2007
   Pages: 7 x 10, 130pp.
   ISBN: 1-60021-825-3
   Status: AV
Status Code Description
AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
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02.Sexism: Past, Present and Future Perspectives
03.Body and Politics: Elite Disability Sport in China
04.Childhood and Adolescence: Tribute to Emanuel Chigier, 1928-2017
05.Renal Replacement Therapy: Controversies and Future Trends
06.Food-Drug Interactions: Pharmacokinetics, Prevention and Potential Side Effects
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08.International Event Management: Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice
09.The Sino-Indian Border War and the Foreign Policies of China and India (1950-1965)
10.Tsunamis: Detection, Risk Assessment and Crisis Management
11.Sediment Watch: Monitoring, Ecological Risk Assessment and Environmental Management
12.Self-Regulated Learners: Strategies, Performance, and Individual Differences

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