The second volume in The SAGE Handbook of Industrial, Organizational and Work Psychology looks in detail at how teams and individuals function and perform. It covers motivation and organizational socialisation as well as the latest research into diversity and organizational culture in the workplace. Chapter topics include goal setting, employee development, team design and trust at work. Volume II is a key resource for anyone working in or studying organizational psychology.

Chapter : Introduction

Introduction

Introduction
Chockalingam Viswesvaran Deniz S. Ones Neil Anderson Handan Kepir Sinangil

In this second edition of the Handbook of Industrial, Work and Organizational (IWO) Psychology, we have greatly expanded the focus and scope compared to the first edition. The fifteen years intervening between the first and second editions have brought to the fore several new areas of research and exploration – environmental sustainability being one example. We have attempted to capture these cutting-edge themes as well as summarize the most recent developments and contemporary literature on traditional topics in IWO psychology, such as individual differences and HR functions (e.g. selection, recruitment, training, designing reward systems). This expanded ...

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