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Employee Retention and Turnover: Why Employees Stay or Leave

Employee Retention and Turnover: Why Employees Stay or Leave

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Peter W. Hom, David G. Allen, Rodger W. Griffeth
November 01, 2019

This exploration of what employee turnover is, why it happens and what it means for companies and employees draws together contemporary and classic theories and research to present a well-rounded perspective on employee retention and turnover. The book uses models such as job embeddedness theory,...

Teamwork and the Bottom Line: Groups Make A Difference

Teamwork and the Bottom Line: Groups Make A Difference

1st Edition

Ned Rosen
January 17, 2019

This volume is based on extensive research findings and the author's observation that successful managers are people who understand the dynamics of group interaction and can use that understanding effectively to motivate members of their group to achieve important goals. Blending theory, research,...

Aging and Work in the 21st Century

Aging and Work in the 21st Century

2nd Edition

Kenneth S. Shultz, Gary A. Adams
October 18, 2018

Aging and Work in the 21st Century, 2nd edition, reviews, summarizes, and integrates existing literature from various disciplines with regard to aging and work, but with a focus on recent advances in the field. Chapter authors, all leading experts within their respective areas, provide...

Transforming Performance Management to Drive Performance: An Evidence-based Roadmap

Transforming Performance Management to Drive Performance: An Evidence-based Roadmap

1st Edition

Rose A. Mueller-Hanson, Elaine D. Pulakos
March 21, 2018

Recently a revolution has taken place in organizations around the world to transform their performance management systems from burdensome chores into a valuable business practices. Many high-profile companies have announced they are getting rid of the dreaded performance reviews and replacing them...

The Handbook of Work Analysis: Methods, Systems, Applications and Science of Work Measurement in Organizations

The Handbook of Work Analysis: Methods, Systems, Applications and Science of Work Measurement in Organizations

1st Edition

Mark Alan Wilson, Winston Bennett, Jr., Shanan Gwaltney Gibson, George Michael Alliger
May 31, 2017

This new handbook, with contributions from experts around the world, is the most comprehensive treatise on work design and job analysis practice and research in over 20 years. The handbook, dedicated to Sidney Gael, is the next generation of Gael’s successful Job Analysis Handbook for Business...

The Employee-Organization Relationship: Applications for the 21st Century

The Employee-Organization Relationship: Applications for the 21st Century

1st Edition

Lynn M. Shore, Jacqueline A-M. Coyle-Shapiro, Lois E. Tetrick
May 22, 2017

"Employee-organization relationship" is an overarching term that describes the relationship between the employee and the organization. It encompasses psychological contracts, perceived organizational support, and the employment relationship. Remarkable progress has been made in the last 30 years in...

Developing Organizational Simulations: A Guide for Practitioners, Students, and Researchers

Developing Organizational Simulations: A Guide for Practitioners, Students, and Researchers

2nd Edition

George C. Thornton III, Rose A. Mueller-Hanson, Deborah E. Rupp
April 06, 2017

This second edition of Developing Organizational Simulations provides a concise source of information on effective and practical methods for constructing simulation exercises for the assessment of psychological characteristics relevant to effectiveness in work organizations. Incorporating new...

Ethics and Values in Industrial-Organizational Psychology

Ethics and Values in Industrial-Organizational Psychology

2nd Edition

Joel Lefkowitz
March 16, 2017

Ethics and Values in Industrial-Organizational Psychology was one of the first books to integrate work from moral philosophy, moral psychology, I-O psychology, and political and social economy, as well as business. It incorporates these perspectives into a "framework for taking moral action" and...

Patterns of Life History: The Ecology of Human Individuality

Patterns of Life History: The Ecology of Human Individuality

1st Edition

Michael D. Mumford, Garnett S. Stokes, William A. Owens, Garnett Stokes
January 27, 2017

This work summarizes an ongoing longitudinal study concerned with the nature of human differences as manifest in peoples' life histories. The traditional models for the description of human differences are reviewed, then contrasted with the presentation of alternative models. This volume is also...

Police Psychology Into the 21st Century

Police Psychology Into the 21st Century

1st Edition

Martin I. Kurke, Ellen M. Scrivner
November 18, 2016

As we approach the 21st century, there is a discernable shift in policing, from an incident-driven perspective to a proactive problem solving stance often described as "community policing." In this volume a panel of 21 psychologists examine the changing directions in policing and how such changes...

Work Motivation

Work Motivation

1st Edition

Uwe Kleinbeck, Hans-Henning Quast, Henk Thierry, Hartmut H„cker, Hans Henning Quast
October 19, 2016

A unique compendium of international investigations into motivation and performance, this book offers chapters by industrial and organizational psychologists from the United States, Europe, Australia, and Japan as they share their theories, concepts, empirical evidence, and practical evidence...

Contemporary Career Development Issues

Contemporary Career Development Issues

1st Edition

Robert F. Morrison, Jerome Adams
September 02, 2016

Based on the thesis that individuals develop not in isolation, but in a direction consistent with both personal needs and the needs of the surrounding environment, this volume concentrates on the development of adults in their careers within organizations. The organizational and individual...

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