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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 Europe
Industrial, Work and Organizational Psychology in Europe
Robert A. Roe†
Introduction

Given the European roots of industrial, work, and organizational (IWO) psychology (Münsterberg, 1914; Stern, 1903) and the great share of European work in contemporary theories, methods, and practical approaches, which is apparent from the chapters of this book, one might wonder why there should be a separate chapter on IWO psychology in Europe. Is there anything special about European IWO psychology? Is it not simply an integral part of global IWOP?

I assume that the editors of this Handbook saw good reasons for having a chapter like this. For instance, it allows highlighting distinctive features that are widely shared in IWO psychology as practiced in Europe. Also, it offers a ...

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