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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.The New Science of Curiosity
03.Cultural Considerations in Intervention with Women and Children Exposed to Intimate Partner Violence
04.Chronic Disease and Disability: The Pediatric Lung
05.Fruit and Vegetable Consumption and Health: New Research
06.Future Perspectives on Nigella sativa: Characterization and Pharmacological Properties
07.Wine and Winemaking: The Value and Efficiency
08.Impacts and Challenges in Oil Palm Cultivation and Downstream Applications of Biomass
09.Fire and the Sword: Understanding the Impact and Challenge of Organized Islamism. Volume 2
10.The Life and Times of the World's Most Famous Mathematicians
11.Innovation Processes in the Social Space of the Organization
12.High-Strength Steels: New Trends in Production and Applications

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