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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 Africa
Industrial, Work and Organizational Psychology in Africa
François S De Kock
Introduction

This is an exciting time to be an industrial, work, and organizational (IWO) psychologist in Africa. Africa is growing rapidly and the world is taking note of its ascent (Trustfull, 2014; Walt, 2014). Judging from recent economic data, the ‘Africa rising’ narrative is gaining increasing support. For example, between 2010 and 2015, a survey of foreign direct investment (Ernst & Young Emerging Markets Center, 2015) revealed the following:

[C]apital investment into the continent surged to US$128b, up 136%. Africa's share of global capital investment and job creation hit an all-time high in 2014. Only Asia-Pacific attracted more FDI funds than Africa last year. Africa attracted more FDI funding than ...

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