Ronald E. Riggio ; Stefanie K. Johnson
This course offers a comprehensive introduction to industrial and organizational psychology, which is the study of how people behave and interact in the workplace. This text was written with the student in mind, and it provides classic theory and research in the subject, as well as examples from real-world work scenarios, in order to provide deeper insight.
This edition has been fully revised to incorporate the most recent findings of research on each important subject, and it now includes the following new features:
• An emphasis throughout on diversity, equity, and inclusion, including treatment of LGBTQIA+ inclusion and racial justice issues
• Increased emphasis on the ethical dimensions of I/O psychology practice
• A heightened focus on challenges that go across cultural boundaries and are global in scope
• Discussion of how the nature of work has shifted in the aftermath of the epidemic, including topics such as remote employment, worker stress, and burnout
• A shift in emphasis toward technology connected to input/output, such as computerized adaptive assessment and virtual reality
• Brand new figures, drawings, and charts to captivate the interest of the reader and make it easier for them to learn
It is required reading for all students enrolled in I/O psychology courses as well as courses in work psychology and organizational behavior. Additionally, it is recommended reading for working managers who desire a comprehensive understanding of the psychology of work. The book is accompanied by rich student and instructor resources.