Personnel Psychology: An applied perspective will be an introductory textbook for undergraduate students studying industrial and organisational psychology, personnel psychology and human resource management. The book is intended to replace Personnel Psychology 3e by Muchinksy et al., andcovers similar topics. The text covers the main areas of HRM activity utilised to achieve organisational objectives and analyses how these activities might be carried out by managers, human resource specialists and industrial psychologists in order to help organisations make qualitypersonnel-related decisions that lead to the achievement of their objectives. The text includes classic theories and research with the latest developments that mirror the dynamics of the field and provide a challenging and insightful overview of the application of the field in the South African organisational context. This book aims to meet the requirement for a quality SouthAfrican book on this subject, pitched at the appropriate level. It has a South African focus and is made accessible to students through the use of South African examples and case studies.