People and Work in Canada: Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 1st Edition
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People and Work in Canada is the first Canadian text for the Industrial and Organizational Psychology course. Its groundbreaking coverage includes the standards put forth by the Canadian Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (CSIOP). The outstanding author team tackles both traditional and emergent topics in this ever-changing field. Along with reflecting the reality of the Canadian workplace, such as the prominence of unions and the impact of multiculturalism, People and Work in Canada includes relevant HR legislation, prominent Canadian psychological researchers in the field, as well as numerous profiles and best practices of Canadian companies and individuals.
- Includes the CSIOP's key competencies
- Covers emergent topics like safety and health promotion, counterproductive work behaviors (e.g., workplace bullying), occupational health psychology, issues related to unionization, and positive organizational scholarship
- Canadian practitioners/companies best practices are featured in "Evidence-Based Practice" boxes
- Great Canadian contributions to the I/O literature in the areas of employment interview, work motivation, unionization, commitment, leadership, work-family conflict, absenteeism, and counterproductive behaviors.
- Covers current legislation and court decisions pertaining to distinct issues like human rights, and the coverage of recruitment and selection
- End of chapter material designed to assist student learning, includes a Summary, Key Terms with page references to where the terms and definitions appear in the chapter, Web Links, Discussion Questions, Using the Internet Exercises, Case (in 1 chapter there are 2 cases) and Case Discussion Questions
- The website (www.iopsych.nelson.com) contains flashcards, the glossary, and other useful resources for students.
Table of Contents
- Chapter 1: Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology
- Chapter 2: Scientific Methods
- Chapter 3: Job Analysis and Competency Models
- Chapter 4: Recruitment, Selection, and Decision-Making
- Chapter 5: Performance Management
- Chapter 6: Training
- Chapter 7: Groups and Teams in Organizations
- Chapter 8: Job & Organizational Attitudes, Affect, and Behaviours
- Chapter 9: Motivation
- Chapter 10: Leadership
- Chapter 11: Counterproductive Behaviour
- Chapter 12: Occupational Health Psychology
- Chapter 13: Unionization
- Chapter 14: Positive Organizational Psychology