Jobs, Technology and People

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Psychology Press, 1998 - Business & Economics - 164 pages
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This book focuses on psychological issues related to technology and work. Topics are set within areas of occupational psychology that include job and task design, training, selection, assessment and motivation, workload analysis, environmental and personal influences on mental processing, safety at work, and working in teams.

Nik Chmiel introduces important topics to those without previous knowledge of them, and illustrates the relevance of psychological knowledge to the analysis of jobs and use of technology. It will be useful to students of psychology, business studies and organizational behaviour, and to professionals in human resource management and human factors consultancies.

 

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Contents

Chapter
2
Occupational psychology in the
8
Technology and work
13
Technology and personnel
39
Mental work
65
Work safety in complex
91
Teamworking
113
Concluding remarks
133
Glossary
139
References
145
Index
159
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About the author (1998)

Nik Chmiel is Director of Occupational Psychology at Queen's University, Belfast and was President of EAWOP (the European Association of Work and Organisational Psychology) from 2003-2007.

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