Applied Industrial/organizational Psychology

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Brooks/Cole Pub., 1996 - Psychology - 568 pages
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The Second Edition of Michael Aamodt's applied and often humorous book continues to provide students with an accessible and scholarly overview of I/O Psychology. Comprehensive and current, this revision chronicles the many changes that have taken place in the field, and presents the most recent information on new topics such as e-mail, workplace violence, and repetitive motion injuries. This book is accompanied by its own Student Workbook, "Industrial/Organizational Psychology in Action," which allows students to apply the material presented in the text.

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Contents

Program Ranking Based on Publications in the Journal
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LEGAL ISSUES IN EMPLOYEE SELECTION
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Copyright

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Michael G. Aamodt (M.A., Ph.D., University of Arkansas) is a Professor Emeritus of industrial/organizational psychology at Radford University in Radford, Virginia. Currently a principal consultant at DCI Consulting Group, he continues to teach a course each semester to fulfill his love of teaching. An award-winning teacher, Mike has taught courses in employee selection, job analysis, compensation, employee training and development, organizational psychology, organizational influence, organizational politics, and forensic psychology. He has published over 50 articles in professional journals and presented many papers at professional conferences. His fast-paced and humorous presentation style makes him a frequently requested speaker. He is the author of APPLIED INDUSTRIAL/ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (7th Edition), RESEARCH IN LAW ENFORCEMENT SELECTION, I/O PSYCHOLOGY IN ACTION, UNDERSTANDING STATISTICS IN I/O PSYCHOLOGY, and HUMAN RELATIONS IN BUSINESS. He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, Applied H.R.M. Research, and Criminal Justice and Behavior, and is an active member in such organizations as SIOP, SHRM, IPAC, and the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology. As a trainer and consultant, Mike has helped many organizations deal with such issues as employee selection, performance evaluation, downsizing, organizational change, compensation, and motivation. He is considered one of the nation's experts in police psychology.

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