Work in the 21st century requires new understanding in organizational behaviour; how individuals interact together to get work done. This volume brings together research on essential topics such as motivation, job satisfaction, leadership, compensation, organizational justice, communication, intra- and inter-team functioning, judgement and decision-making, organizational development and change. Psychological insights are offered on management interventions, organizational theory, organizational productivity, organizational culture and climate, strategic management, stress, and job loss and unemployment.
Chapter 1: Introduction to Volume 2 — Organizational Psychology: Organizational Perspectives
Introduction to Volume 2 — Organizational Psychology: Organizational Perspectives
Preamble to Volume II
In this, the second volume of the Handbook of Industrial, Work and Organizational Psychology, the foci and level of analysis become more meso- and macro-analytical in order to consider aspects of organizational and managerial psychology associated with work groups, organizational systems and processes, organizational change, cross-cultural organizational psychology, and other aspects of Industrial, Work and Organizational (IWO) Psychology. The 21 chapters which make up this volume cover a diversity of topics including productivity, job satisfaction, stress, leadership, communication, teamwork, organizational development, organizational theory, culture and climate, and cognitive processes in strategic management, and several other topics.
The chapters are again written by authors based in a ...