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Work in the 21st Century: An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 3rd Edit...

ISBN: 9781405190251 | 1405190256
Edition: 3rd
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Pub. Date: 8/1/2009

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"Thoroughly refreshed and updated, this new edition is even better than the last one. At the same time, it retains its wonderful historical perspective, a writing that connects with the audience by using situations and examples that readers can relate to, and a laser-like focus on the scientist-practitioner model as an underlying framework." -Wayne Cascio, University of Colorado DenverNow in its third edition, Work in the 21st Century is the most current, engaging, and highly regarded text for the industrial and organizational psychology course. Combining leading research, consulting, and teaching expertise, Frank Landy and Jeff Conte provide students with up-to-date examples and cases that link current research and theory to practical issues in the workplace. Work in the 21st Century continues to emphasize the scientist-practitioner model showing students the connection between using the tools of science and the practice of I-O psychology.The third edition retains a number of themes from the prior edition that underscore the multifaceted nature of work such as the increase in cross-cultural work, the diversification of workforces, and the increased complexity of the technical and organizational aspects of work. To this edition, the authors add authenticity as a theme with the goal of preparing students for the 21st century workplace.Frank J. Landy is a Professor Emeritus in Industrial and Organizational Psychology at Penn State University. He has also been a Visiting Lecturer or Researcher at Stanford University, The University of California at Berkeley, Stockholm University, Gothenburg University, Cluj-Napoca University (Romania) and Ljubljana University (Slovenia). He received his Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology at Bowling Green State University. He has served as an Editor of various I-O psychology journals as well as President of SIOP. His career has been divided among research, teaching, text and journal writing, and consulting. Frank's research has been funded by federal agencies including the Department of Justice, the Department of Labor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and the Department of Agriculture. He has received numerous awards and national recognition for his research on I-O psychology topics. Frank is also a much-sought-after expert witness in State and Federal cases that involve charges of race, gender and age discrimination as well as human factors issues such as product warning signs and labels, accidents, and product defects. He currently is CEO and Senior Testifying Expert of Landy Litigation Support Group, an expert services firm that provides assistance to private and public sector organizations, law firms, and government agencies on issues related to employment discrimination and human behavior. In his capacity as an expert witness, he has been retained by the Department of Justice, EEOC, and many private employers and has also been part of policy level groups responsible for drafting, revising, and interpreting Federal statutes (Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Civil Rights Act of 1991) as well as professional guidelines on fair employment (SIOP Principles and APA Standards). He remains active in the employment and human factors litigation arena today.Jeffrey M. Conte is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at San Diego State University. He received his B.A. from the University of Virginia and his Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Penn State University. He teaches courses in introductory I-O psychology, advanced personnel psychology, and psychological testing and measurement. His research int

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