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Psychology in Practice: Organisations By Hugh Coolican

Psychology in Practice: Organisations

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Psychology in Practice is the definitive series on the practical applications of psychology to areas of everyday life, covering education, health, organisations and work, sport, the environment and crime. Each book in the series examines one unit of the Applications of Psychology section of the OCR specifications.
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Psychology in Practice: Organisations Summary


Psychology in Practice: Organisations by Hugh Coolican

Psychology in Practice is the definitive six-part series on the practical applications of psychology to areas of everyday life, covering crime, education, health, sport, organisations and the environment. Each book in the series examines one unit of the Applications of Psychology section of the OCR syllabus.



Psychology in Practice: Organisations covers the application of psychology to the world of work. Over the years psychologists in the field have explored the following questions: What motivates people at work? How can employers use psychological findings to select appropriate applicants, and how can they organise and reward their workforce? What forms of leadership are most effective, and what are the important factors in teamwork? Overall, how can we improve the quality of people's working lives, avoid the dangers of stress and ensure that work keeps us safe and healthy?



Key learning aids include:

a set of key terms for each chapter

practical exercises

section summaries and overall main chapter points

recommended further reading and web sites

sample examination questions based on OCR specimen materials.



Readership

Psychology students, teachers, management consultants and the interested general reader

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Psychology in Practice: Organisations Reviews


Overall this book is packed with a very good broad overview of Organisational Psychology and it is a valuable, accessible and comprehensive guide to the OCR examination. * The Psychology of Education Review *

About Hugh Coolican


Hugh Coolican is a highly experienced author and a senior lecturer in psychology at Coventry University.

Table of Contents


Selection of people for work; human resource practices; group behaviour in organizations; interpersonal communication systems; leadership and management; motivation to work; quality of working life; organizational work conditions.

Additional information

GOR001936713
Psychology in Practice: Organisations by Hugh Coolican
Hugh Coolican
Psychology In Practice Series
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder Education
2001-11-02
152
0340804165
9780340804162
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