The Psychology of Humor at Work
Flow at Work: Measurement and Implications
Time and Work, Volume 2: How time impacts groups, organizations and methodological choices
Idiosyncratic Deals between Employees and Organizations: Conceptual issues, applications and the role of co-workers
March 04, 2019
This is the first book to look at the psychological processes that enable humor to affect people and teams in the workplace. It recognizes that humor plays many roles beyond making people feel happier and more productive, and acknowledges humor’s potential darker side as well. Bringing together a...
September 18, 2018
Current Issues in Work and Organizational Psychology is a series of edited books that reflect the state-of-the-art areas of current and emerging interest in the psychological study of employees, workplaces, and organizations. Each volume focuses on a particular topic and consists of chapters...
Maria Vakola, Paraskevas Petrou
April 09, 2018
Organizational change is a reality of 21st-century working life, but what psychological effects does it have on individual workers, and what coping strategies can be used to mediate its impact? In today’s turbulent work and career environment, employees are required not only to accept changes as...
Clive Fullagar, Antonella Delle Fave
March 08, 2017
Flow can be defined as the experience of being fully engaged with the task at hand, unburdened by outside concerns or worries. Flow is an enjoyable state of effortless attention, complete absorption, and focussed energy. The pivotal role of flow in fostering good performance and high productivity...
Abbie J. Shipp, Yitzhak Fried
July 28, 2016
The concept of time is a crucial filter through which we understand any events or phenomena; nothing exists outside of time. It conditions not only the question of ‘when’, but also influences the ‘what, how and why’of our ideas about management. And yet management scholars have rarely considered...
Abbie J. Shipp, Yitzhak Fried
April 21, 2016
The concept of time is a crucial filter through which we understand any events or phenomena; nothing exists outside of time. It conditions not only the question of ‘when’, but also influences the ‘what, how and why’ of our ideas about management. And yet management scholars have rarely considered...
Matthijs Bal, Denise M Rousseau
September 21, 2015
Idiosyncratic deals, or i-deals, are the individualised working arrangements negotiated by employees with the organizations for which they work. Such deals represent an emerging area of study into the effects they have on both parties, as well as co-workers and the wider working world. Do i-deals...
Ioannis Nikolaou, Janneke K. Oostrom
May 18, 2015
Personnel selection is changing. Whilst traditional face-to-face interviews are still common, the range of assessment processes that inform the selection of candidates is increasingly diverse, taking advantage not only of new technologies, but also using new methods and strategies, such as...
Marc van Veldhoven, Riccardo Peccei
November 27, 2014
Psychology has been interested in the well-being and performance of people at work for over a century, but our knowledge about both issues, and how they relate to each other, is still evolving. This important new collection provides new understandings on what it means to work productively while...
Sabine Otten, Karen van der Zee, Marilynn B. Brewer
August 26, 2014
Diversity arising from the mixing of peoples from different cultural backgrounds has long been an issue in nations such as the United States and Australia, and in recent decades, European nations have reached unprecedented levels of cultural diversity due to increased migration. This phenomenon of...
Michael P Leiter, Arnold B Bakker, Christina Maslach
May 01, 2014
The psychological concept of burnout refers to long-term exhaustion from, and diminished interest in, the work we do. It’s a phenomenon that most of us have some understanding of, even if we haven’t always been affected directly. Many people start their working lives full of energy and enthusiasm...
Joseph G. Grzywacz, Evangelia Demerouti
February 21, 2013
The purpose of this volume is to showcase alternative theoretical and methodological approaches to work and family research, and present methodological alternatives to the widely known shortcomings of current research on work and the family. In the first part of the book contributors...