The psychology of work and organizations

Stephen A. Woods, Michael A. West

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From the challenges of sustainability to disruptive technology, work environments face unprecedented change and this major new textbook provides a cutting-edge introduction to how psychology and the world of work interact. Leading international academics, Steve Woods and Mike West, combine the latest research with truly global perspectives to leave students with a fully-rounded understanding of work psychology. Developed from wide-ranging lecturer feedback, three key themes of Ethics and Social Responsibility, Globalization and Cross-cultural Issues, and Environment and Sustainability are threaded throughout every chapter, while an attractive full-colour design and engaging pedagogical devices stimulate student interaction on this rapidly growing course. A full set of lecturer resources including Instructors Manual, PowerPoint Slides and Test Bank make this the complete resource for modern work psychology courses.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon (UK)
Number of pages560
ISBN (Print)978-1-4080-1886-6, 1-4080-1886-1
Publication statusPublished - 26 Apr 2010


  • sutainability
  • disruptive technology
  • work environments
  • psychology
  • work psychology
  • ethics
  • social responsibility
  • globalization
  • cross-cultural issues
  • environment


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