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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.

Ethical Issues and Standards in Research and Applications of Industrial, Work and Organizational Psychology
Ethical Issues and Standards in Research and Applications of Industrial, Work, and Organizational Psychology
Rodney L. Lowman
Introduction

‘What is a profession?’ is a question Joel Lefkowtiz discusses at some length in his important book on Ethics and Values in Industrial-Organizational Psychology (Lefkowitz, 2017, p. 253). Like others before him, he concludes that a profession entails, among other defining characteristics, mastery over many years of a body of complex knowledge, the privilege of the profession to largely self-regulate, a lifelong commitment by its members to their profession, and (among other characteristics) ‘some form of ethical code as a guide to appropriate action regarding clients, colleagues, and the public at large’ (p. 256). This ...

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