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The first volume in The SAGE Handbook of Industrial, Organizational and Work Psychology introduces key concepts in personnel and employee performance from cognitive ability and the psychological predictors used in assessments to employee and team values. The editor and contributors present a clear overview of key research in the areas of behaviour change and how to assess individual job performance - making Volume I indispensable for anyone working in or studying Human Resource Management.
Chapter : Introduction
In this second edition of the Handbook of Industrial, Work and Organizational (IWO) Psychology, we have greatly expanded the focus and scope compared to the first edition. The fifteen years intervening between the first and second editions have brought to the fore several new areas of research and exploration – environmental sustainability being one example. We have attempted to capture these cutting-edge themes as well as summarize the most recent developments and contemporary literature on traditional topics in IWO psychology, such as individual differences and HR functions (e.g. selection, recruitment, training, designing reward systems). This expanded focus has necessitated the need for a three-volume handbook (as compared to the two volumes of the first edition). However, we have ...