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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.

The Psychological Foundations of Strategic Management: Beyond Cold Cognition
The Psychological Foundations of Strategic Management: Beyond Cold Cognition
Gerard P. HodgkinsonMark P. Healey
Introduction

The psychology of strategic management is blossoming. What was once an emerging subfield, situated at the interfaces of the psychology and strategic management fields, is maturing into a diverse and increasingly influential interdisciplinary area of theory, research, and practice (cf. Hodgkinson, 2001a, 2001b; Sparrow, 1994; Hodgkinson & Sparrow, 2002). The primary goal of this body of work, known increasingly as ‘behavioral strategy’ (Powell, Lovallo, & Fox, 2011), is to bring psychological insights to bear on the analysis strategy-making processes, with a view to advancing fundamental understanding and improving strategic management practice:

Behavioral strategy merges cognitive and social psychology with strategic management theory and practice. ...

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