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Work in the 21st century requires new understanding in organizational behaviour; how individuals interact together to get work done. This volume brings together research on essential topics such as motivation, job satisfaction, leadership, compensation, organizational justice, communication, intra- and inter-team functioning, judgement and decision-making, organizational development and change. Psychological insights are offered on management interventions, organizational theory, organizational productivity, organizational culture and climate, strategic management, stress, and job loss and unemployment.

Judgment and Decision-Making Research: Relevance to Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Judgment and decision-making research: Relevance to industrial and organizational psychology

Judgment and decision making is a highly interdisciplinary field that has flourished in recent years. This chapter was written with the objective of presenting an accessible treatment of modern judgment and decision making research, and stimulating ideas for decision research and application in the workplace. Special attention is given to topics that have historically been underrepresented in industrial and organizational psychology, including how people make risky decisions, when judgments and decisions are context-dependent, how feelings and emotions affect decisions, and how people make tradeoffs for tough choices. The chapter also presents a brief discussion of new methods for studying judgments and decision, and contrasts the behavioral ...

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