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The third volume in The SAGE Handbook of Industrial, Organizational and Work Psychology concentrates on the broader context of IWO psychology and the many factors influencing the adoption and implementation of IWO practices. Chapter topics include perspectives on IWO psychology around the world, organizational and societal considerations. Chapters have been arranged around 8 key themes: Part 1: Overview Part 2: Professional Context: History Part 3: Organizational Capabilities and Context Part 4: Strategic Management Part 5: Triple Bottom Line Part 6: Diversity and Cross-Cultural Issues Part 7: Stress, Safety & Health Part 8: Managing Careers and Work Life Volume III offers a comprehensive overview of the field for anyone working in or studying managerial or organizational psychology.

Industrial, Work and Organizational Psychology in Australia and New Zealand
Industrial, Work and Organizational Psychology in Australia and New Zealand
Beryl HeskethAndrew NealBarbara Griffin
Introduction

To our knowledge, the earliest formal organization for industrial, work, and organizational (IWO) psychology was the Australian Institute for Industrial Psychology, established in 1927 in New South Wales. As in other countries, the Second World War provided impetus for the application of psychology to selection, training, human factors, and career advice during and after the war effort. However, the field grew relatively slowly in Australasia in the post-war period with development constrained by physical isolation and a lack of critical mass.

It was in the 1980s and 1990s that interest in IWO psychology started to increase. By the mid- to late-1980s, there were ...

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