Personnel Psychology: An Applied Perspective by Melinde CoetzeePersonnel Psychology: An Applied Perspective by Melinde Coetzee

Personnel Psychology: An Applied Perspective

EditorMelinde Coetzee, Dries Schreuder

Paperback | August 15, 2010

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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.
Melinde Coetzee (Dlitt et Phil) is a professor in the Department of Industrial and Organisational Psychology at the University of South Africa. She has 14 years experience in organisational development, skills development and HR management in the corporate environment and has been lecturing subjects such as Personnel, Career, Organisa...
Title:Personnel Psychology: An Applied PerspectiveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pagesPublished:August 15, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195988388

ISBN - 13:9780195988383


Table of Contents

Part One: Introduction to Personnel Psychology1. Introduction: Personnel Psychology In Context2. Research Methods In Personnel PsychologyPart Two: Personnel Employment3. Introduction: The Employment Context And Human Resource Planning4. Job Analysis And Criterion Development5. Psychological Assessment: Predictors Of Human Behaviour6. Recruitment And SelectionPart Three: Personnel Retention7. Introduction: Psychology Of Personnel Retention8. Reward And Remuneration9. Performance Evaluation10. Training And Development11. Career Development12. Employment Relations