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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 Latin America
Industrial, Work and Organizational Psychology in Latin America
Jennifer FeitosaEduardo SalasJairo E. Borges-Andrade

Individual countries here are at radically different stages of development and maturity so it is sensible to have a country-by-country strategy built into your more general regional business plans. (Treasury in LA, 2008)

Introduction

Even though Latin America (LA) is often referred to as one big market block, there are a number of differences across LA countries and their implementation of industrial, work, and organizational (IWO) psychology. Some of these countries have different economic trajectories and their populations may descend from a diversity of nations in the pre-Colombian Americas and in Europe, Africa, and Asia. These populations may speak languages that should not be called ‘Hispanic’ and ...

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