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International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2008 / Edition 1

International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2008 / Edition 1

by Gerard P. Hodgkinson, J. Kevin FordGerard P. Hodgkinson


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Now in its 23rd year, the International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology has attracted contributions from leading researchers and produced many citation classics. Each volume is a state-of-the-art overview of topics spanning the full spectrum of I/O psychology and 2008 is no exception. Areas covered include leadership development, the psychology of careers, employee recruitment, health promotion in the workplace, and politics at work.  Each chapter is supported by a valuable bibliography. For advanced students, academics, researchers and professionals this remains the most current and authoritative guide to new developments and established knowledge in the field.

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ISBN-13: 9780470515952
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/11/2008
Series: International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology Series , #23
Edition description: Volume 23 ed.
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.26(w) x 9.09(h) x 0.96(d)

About the Author

Gerard P. Hodgkinson Professor of Organizational Behaviour and Strategic Management and Director of the Centre for Organizational Strategy, Learning and Change (COSLAC) at the University of Leeds, UK. He earned his BA, MSc and PhD degrees at Wolver hampton Polytechnic and the Universities of Hull and Sheffield, respectively. He has authored or co-authored three books and over 50 scholarly journal articles and chapters on topics of relevance to the field of industrial and organizational psychology. In 2001 he was elected a Fellow of both the British Psychological Society and the British Academy of Management, in recognition of his  pioneering contribution to the psychology of strategic management as an emergent field of study. In recent years this and related work on managerial and organizational cognition has been taken forward through the award of a Fellow ship of the Advanced Institute of Management (AIM) Research, the UK's research initiative on management funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). From 1999 to 2006 Gerard was the Editor-in-Chief of the British Journal of Management and currently serves on the Editorial Boards of the Academy of Management Review, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior and Organizational Science. A practising chartered occupational psychologist, he has conducted numerous consultancy assignments for leading private and public-sector organizations. Further information about Gerard and his work can be found at and

J. Kevin Ford is a Professor of Psychology at Michigan Sate University. H is major research interest involve improving training effectiveness through efforts to advance our understanding of training needs assessment, design, evaluation and transfer. he also concentrates on understanding change dynamics n organizational development efforts and building continuous learning and improvement orientations within organizations. He has published over 50 articles and chapters and four books relevant to industrial and organizational psychology. Currently he serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Applied Psychology and Human Performance. He is an active consultant with private industry and the public sector on training, leadership and organizational change issues. Kevin is a Fellow of the American Psycho9logical Association and the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. he received his BS in psychology from the University of Maryland and his MA and PhD in psychology from the Ohio State University. Further information about Kevin and his research and consulting activities can be found at

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Table of Contents

About the Editors.


Editorial Foreword.

1. The Psychology of Careers in Industrial and Organizational Settings: A Critical but Appreciative Analysis (John Arnold and Laurie Cohen)

2. Employee recruitment: Current Knowledge and Directions for Future research (James A. Breaugh, Therese H. Macan, and Dana M. Grambow)

3. Age and Learning in Organizations (Margaret E. Beier)

4. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Politics and Politicians at Work (Jo Silvester)

5. Building Better Workplaces through Individual Perspective taking: A Fresh Look at a Fundamental Human Process (Sharon K. Parker, Paul W.B. Atkins, and Carolyn M. Axtell)

6. The Dawning of a New Era for Genuine Leadership Development (Bruce J. Avolio and Adrian Chan)

7. Health Protection and Promoting in the Workplace: A review and Application of Vale and Regulatory Focus Perspectives (Lois E. Tetrick and Michael T. Ford)

8. Personality as a Predictor of Work-Related behavior and Performance: Recent Advances and Directions for Future Research (Giles St. J. Burch and Neil Anderson)


Contents of Previous Volumes.

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