Applied Psychology in Human Resource Management

ISBN-10: 0131484109
ISBN-13: 9780131484108
Edition: 6th 2005 (Revised)
List price: $189.00
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Description: Interdisciplinary and research-based in approach, this volume integrates psychological theory with tools and methods for dealing with human resource problems in organizations and for making organizations more effective and more satisfying as places  More...

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Book details

List price: $189.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 8/24/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 608
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Interdisciplinary and research-based in approach, this volume integrates psychological theory with tools and methods for dealing with human resource problems in organizations and for making organizations more effective and more satisfying as places to work. It reflects the state of the art in personnel psychology and the dramatic changes that have recently characterized the field, and outlines a forward-looking, progressive model toward which HR specialists should aim. The authors examine organizations, work, and applied psychology, the law and human resource management, the systems approach, criteria, performance management, measuring and interpreting individual differences, fairness in employment decisions, analyzing jobs and work, strategic workforce planning, recruitment and initial screening, managerial selection, training and development, considerations in design and international dimensions of applied psychology. For human resource professionals and others involved in personnel decisions.

Dr. Herman Aguinis (http://www.cudenver.edu/~haguinis) is the Mehalchin Term Professor of Management in the Business School at the University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center. He has been a visiting scholar at universities in the Peoplersquo;s Republic of China (Beijing and Hong Kong), Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, Argentina, France, South Africa, and Spain. His teaching, research, and consulting activities are in the areas of human resources management, organizational behavior, and research methodology. Dr. Aguinis wrote Applied Psychology in Human Resource Management (with Wayne F. Cascio, 6th ed., 2005, Prentice Hall) and Regression Analysis for Categorical Moderators (2004), and edited Test-Score Banding in Human Resource Selection (2004). In addition, he has written over 50 refereed journal articles in Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and elsewhere. Dr. Aguinis is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and the Association for Psychological Science. He served as Division Chair for the Research Methods Division of the Academy of Management and editor-in-chief for the journal Organizational Research Methods. He has delivered more than 150 presentations at professional conferences and consulted with organizations in the United States, Europe, and South America.

Organizations, Work, and Applied Psychology
The Law and Human Resource Management
People, Decisions, and the Systems Approach
Criteria: Concepts, Measurement, and Evaluation
Performance Management
Measuring and Interpreting Individual Differences
Validation and Use of Individual Differences Measures
Fairness in Employment Decisions
Analyzing Jobs and Work
Strategic Workforce Planning
Recruitment
Initial Screening
Decision Making for Selection
Managerial Selection
Training and Development: Considerations in Design
Training and Development: Implementation and the Measurement of Outcomes
International Dimensions of Applied Psychology
Ethical Issues in Human Resource Management
Scientific and Legal Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures-Checklists for Compliance
Content Validity
An Overview of Correlation and Linear Regression
Decision Trees for Statistical Methods
References
Name Index
Subject Index

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