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Historical perspectives in industrial and organizational psychology

Laura L. Koppes

Lawrence Erlbaum 2007, 556 s. ISBN 9895844406
Bogomtale fra forlaget.

This unique book is the first to contain a comprehensive history of industrial and organizational psychology, covering numerous topics in the discipline. The history presented offers various perspectives, including the contributions of individuals, organizations, and contextual or situational forces, as well as an international viewpoint. The authors, all highly regarded experts in their respective topics, use a range of approaches to examine history, demonstrating to readers that there are multiple ways to understand history.
This volume will be of interest to industrial and organizational psychologists, business and management academics and professionals, historians of psychology, business, science and science and technology, undergraduate, and graduate students.
Table of Contents
Contents: E.A. Fleishman, J.N. Cleveland, Series Foreword. L.L. Koppes, Preface. Part I: The Beginning. L.L. Koppes, W. Pickren, Industrial and Organizational Psychology: An Evolving Science and Practice. A.J. Vinchur, L.L. Koppes, Early Contributors to the Science and Practice of Industrial Psychology. Part II: Historical Overviews. M.J. Zickar, R.E. Gibby, Four Persistent Themes Throughout the History of I-O Psychology in the United States. P. Warr, Some Historical Developments in I-O Psychology Outside the United States. Part III: Educational, Organizational, and Military Influences. R.L. Lowman, J. Kantor, R. Perloff, A History of I-O Psychology Educational Programs in the United States. H.H. Meyer, Influence of Formal and Informal Organizations on the Development of I-O Psychology. E. Salas, R.E. DeRouin, P.A. Gade, The Military's Contribution to Our Science and Practice: People, Places, and Findings. Part IV: Early Topics. A.J. Vinchur, A History of Psychology Applied to Employee Selection. M.A. Wilson, A History of Job Analysis. S.C. Lane, A Historical View of Human Factors in the United States. D.W. Schumann, E. Davidson, Early Influences of Applied Psychologists on Consumer Response: 1895-1925. K. Kraiger, J.K. Ford, The Expanding Role of Workplace Training: Themes and Trends Influencing Training Research and Practice. J.L. Farr, P.E. Levy, Performance Appraisal. Part V: Later Topics. S. Highhouse, Applications of Organizational Psychology: Learning Through Failure or Failure to Learn? G.P. Latham, M-H. Budworth, The Study of Work Motivation in the 20th Century. D.V. Day, S.J. Zaccaro, Leadership: A Critical Historical Analysis of the Influence of Leader Traits. Contents: E.A. Fleishman, J.N. Cleveland, Series Foreword. L.L. Koppes, Preface. Part I: The Beginning. L.L. Koppes, W. Pickren, Industrial and Organizational Psychology: An Evolving Science and Practice. A.J. Vinchur, L.L. Koppes, Early Contributors to the