Applying Psychology: Individual and Organizational Effectiveness

Front Cover
Pearson/Merrill Prentice Hall, 2004 - Business & Economics - 432 pages
0 Reviews

This introduction to success in the workplace provides an accessible overview of major psychological concepts and techniques that conveys how to exercise a solid professional performance and achieve personal satisfaction. Approaches to perception, learning, personality, conflict and motivation are examined, as well as theories of human behavior at work. Updated to include current issues that readers can relate to in everyday life, the Sixth Edition explores topics such as cross-cultural relations, working in teams, empowerment, and other relevant matters with the goal of developing an appreciation of key principles and findings of the psychology of individual behavior. For professionals with a career or interest in industrial/organizational psychology, human relations, mediation, and/or interpersonal skills.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Chapter
1
Business Psychology and the Scientific
16
Chapter 2
24
Copyright

43 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2004)

Andrew J. DuBrin is Professor Emeritus of Management in the E. Philip Saunders College of Business at the Rochester Institute of Technology, where he served as department chairman and team leader. Dr. DuBrin has taught courses and conducted research in leadership, management, organizational behavior, and career management. He presents at other colleges, career schools, and universities. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial Psychology from Michigan State University. Dr. DuBrin has experience in human resource management and is a business and personal consultant in career management, leadership, and management development. Dr. DuBrin is an established author of both textbooks and trade books, and he contributes to professional journals, magazines, newspapers, and online media. He has written textbooks on management, leadership, organizational behavior, human relations, political behavior in organizations, and impression management. His trade books address management issues from charisma, team play, and office politics to overcoming career self-sabotage, and coaching and mentoring.

Bibliographic information