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    Organizational Psychology A Scientist-Practitioner Approach

    ISBN-10: 0471219053
    ISBN-13: 9780471219057
    Author(s): Steve M. Jex
    Description: Following a scientist-practitioner model, this book explores the practical implications of the current research in organizational psychology. Drawing on his experiences as an educator and consultant to corporations and the U.S. Army, Steve Jex uses  More...
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    Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
    Binding: E-Book 
    Pages: 552
    Language: English

    Following a scientist-practitioner model, this book explores the practical implications of the current research in organizational psychology. Drawing on his experiences as an educator and consultant to corporations and the U.S. Army, Steve Jex uses actual cases to illustrate the common workplace issues and environments, examining how psychological models can be used to improve employee morale, productivity, group work, and other issues.

    Preface
    Introduction to Organizational Psychology
    What Is Organizational Psychology?
    Organizational Psychology in Context
    The Scientist-Practitioner Approach
    Historical Influences in Organizational Psychology
    The Chapter Sequence
    Chapter Summary
    Suggested Additional Readings
    Research Methods and Statistics
    Methods of Data Collection
    Special Issues in Data Collection
    Statistical Methods in Organizational Psychology
    Special Issues in Statistical Analysis
    Chapter Summary
    Suggested Additional Readings
    Attraction and Socialization
    The Recruitment Process: An Organizational Perspective
    The Recruitment Process: The Applicant's Perspective
    Organizational Socialization
    The Impact of Diversity on Organizational Socialization
    Chapter Summary
    Suggested Additional Readings
    Productive Behavior in Organizations
    Defining Productive Behavior
    Job Performance
    Measurement of Job Performance
    Determinants of Job Performance
    Organizational Citizenship Behavior
    Innovation in Organizations
    Chapter Summary
    Suggested Additional Readings
    Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment
    Job Satisfaction
    Organizational Commitment
    Chapter Summary
    Suggested Additional Readings
    Counterproductive Behavior in Organizations
    Defining Counterproductive Behavior
    Ineffective Job Performance
    Employee Absenteeism
    Employee Turnover
    Less Common Forms of Counterproductive Behavior
    Chapter Summary
    Suggested Additional Readings
    Occupational Stress and Employee Health
    A Brief History
    Approaches and Terminology
    Occupational Stress Terminology
    Occupational Stress Models
    Workplace Stressors
    Reducing the Impact of Workplace Stressors
    Cross-Cultural Occupational Stress Research
    Generalizability
    Stressors Experienced
    Coping with Stress
    Chapter Summary
    Suggested Additional Readings
    Theories of Motivation
    Defining Motivation and Theoretical Approaches
    Need-Based Theories of Motivation
    Cognitive Process Theories of Motivation
    The Behavioral Approach to Motivation
    Self-Determination Theory
    Job-Based Theories of Motivation
    The Practical Value of Motivation Theories
    Chapter Summary
    Suggested Additional Readings
    Organizational Applications of Motivation Theory
    Some Basic Assumptions
    Behaviors Organizations Attempt to Influence
    Organizational Reward Systems
    Motivation through the Design of Work
    Organizational Disciplinary Procedures
    Chapter Summary
    Suggested Additional Readings
    Leadership and Influence Processes
    Defining Leadership
    General Approaches to Leadership
    Modern Theories of Leadership
    Power and Influence in Organizations
    Chapter Summary
    Suggested Additional Readings
    Group Dynamics and Behavior
    Why Do People Join Groups?
    Defining Characteristics of Groups
    Group Structure
    Stages of Group Development
    Intergroup Dynamics and Behavior
    Types of Intergroup Interactions
    Predictors of Intergroup Interaction Patterns
    Intergroup Conflict
    Improving the Quality of Intergroup Relations
    Chapter Summary
    Suggested Additional Readings
    Team Effectiveness
    Defining Team Effectiveness
    Models of Team Effectiveness
    Determinants of Team Effectiveness
    Behavioral Processes
    Enhancing the Effectiveness of Teams
    The Future of Teams in Organizations
    Chapter Summary
    Suggested Additional Readings
    Organizational Theory and Design
    What Is an Organizational Theory?
    Major Organizational Theories
    Determinants of Organizational Design
    Recent Innovations in Organizational Design
    Research on Organizational Design
    The Future of Organizational Design
    Chapter Summary
    Suggested Additional Readings
    Organizational Culture
    Defining Organizational Culture
    Models of Organizational Culture
    Manifestations of Organizational Culture
    The Development of Organizational Culture
    Measuring Organizational Culture
    Changing Organizational Culture
    The Impact of Organizational Culture
    Chapter Summary
    Suggested Additional Readings
    Organizational Change and Development
    What Is Organizational Development and Why Is It Used?
    A Brief History of Organizational Development
    The Theory Base of Organizational Development
    Organizational-Change Interventions
    Conditions Necessary for Successful Organizational Change
    Evaluation of Organizational-Development Programs
    Special Issues in Client-Consultant Relationships
    Chapter Summary
    Suggested Additional Readings
    References
    Author Index
    Subject Index

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