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Industrial/Organizational Psychology

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ISBN-10: 0495601063

ISBN-13: 9780495601067

Edition: 6th 2010

Authors: Michael G. Aamodt

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List price: $316.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 2/4/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 704
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.498
Language: English

Michael G. Aamodt (M.A., Ph.D., University of Arkansas) is a Professor Emeritus of industrial/organizational psychology at Radford University in Radford, Virginia. Currently a principal consultant at DCI Consulting Group, he continues to teach a course each semester to fulfill his love of teaching. An award-winning teacher, Mike has taught courses in employee selection, job analysis, compensation, employee training and development, organizational psychology, organizational influence, organizational politics, and forensic psychology. He has published over 50 articles in professional journals and presented many papers at professional conferences. His fast-paced and humorous presentation style makes him a frequently requested speaker. He is the author of APPLIED INDUSTRIAL/ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (7th Edition), RESEARCH IN LAW ENFORCEMENT SELECTION, I/O PSYCHOLOGY IN ACTION, UNDERSTANDING STATISTICS IN I/O PSYCHOLOGY, and HUMAN RELATIONS IN BUSINESS. He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, Applied H.R.M. Research, and Criminal Justice and Behavior, and is an active member in such organizations as SIOP, SHRM, IPAC, and the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology. As a trainer and consultant, Mike has helped many organizations deal with such issues as employee selection, performance evaluation, downsizing, organizational change, compensation, and motivation. He is considered one of the nation's experts in police psychology.

Introduction to I/O Psychology
Job Analysis and Evaluation
Legal Issues in Employee Selection
Employee Selection: Recruiting and Interviewing
Employee Selection: References and Testing
Evaluating Selection Techniques and Decisions
Evaluating Employee Performance
Designing and Evaluating Training Systems
Employee Motivation
Employee Satisfaction and Commitment
Organizational Communication
Leadership
Group Behavior and Conflict
Organization Development
Stress Management: Dealing with the Demands of Life and Work
Appendix: Working Conditions and Human Factors
Glossary
References
Name Index
Subject Index