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Psychology and work [electronic resource] : productivity, change, and employment / edited by Michael S. Pallak, and Robert O. Perloff ; master lecturers, J. Richard Hackman ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Pallak, Michael S, 1942- | Perloff, Robert O, 1921- | Hackman, J. Richard.
Series: The Master lectures. Publisher: Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association, 1986Description: 220 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.Subject(s): Psychology, Industrial | Work -- Psychological aspects | Labor productivity | Employment | Psychology, Social | Work | Psychology, Industrial | Work -- psychologyAdditional physical formats: No titleDDC classification: 158.7 Online resources: Fulltext available via EBSCOhost - Shibboleth login required Also issued in print.
Contents:
Work as a human context / Rudolf H. Moos -- Technological change and the structure of work / Louis G. Tornatzky -- The psychology of self-management in organizations / J. Richard Hackman -- Career issues through the life span / Samuel H. Osipow -- Work, family, and the child / Lois Wladis Hoffman.
Summary: The contributors to this volume cover core issues in psychology and work and develop a sophisticated perspective on issues that range from the individual in systems, to innovation and change, to new approaches to management and career patterns, through employment and its effect on family systems. Taken together, these lectures amply demonstrate the vitality and timeliness of psychology and its usefulness in illuminating and clarifying the trends and issues for a society that must grapple with changes already upon us.Summary: The volume should appeal to scholars and professional practitioners, to students who are just beginning their training in the field, and to nonpsychologists who wish to stay informed about current issues in the psychology of learning. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)
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Work as a human context / Rudolf H. Moos -- Technological change and the structure of work / Louis G. Tornatzky -- The psychology of self-management in organizations / J. Richard Hackman -- Career issues through the life span / Samuel H. Osipow -- Work, family, and the child / Lois Wladis Hoffman.

The contributors to this volume cover core issues in psychology and work and develop a sophisticated perspective on issues that range from the individual in systems, to innovation and change, to new approaches to management and career patterns, through employment and its effect on family systems. Taken together, these lectures amply demonstrate the vitality and timeliness of psychology and its usefulness in illuminating and clarifying the trends and issues for a society that must grapple with changes already upon us.

The volume should appeal to scholars and professional practitioners, to students who are just beginning their training in the field, and to nonpsychologists who wish to stay informed about current issues in the psychology of learning. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)

Also issued in print.

Electronic reproduction. Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association, 1987. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreement. s1987 dcunns.

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