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By Maria C.W. Peeters, Jan de Jonge, Toon W. Taris

This is the 1st finished evaluation of labor psychology, with assurance of vintage versions, present theories, and modern matters affecting the 21st-century worker.


  • Examines the beneficial properties of work–motivation, functionality, creativity, and engagement—instead of focusing simply on adversarial effects
  • Edited via leaders within the box with chapters written by way of an international group of specialists from the USA, united kingdom, Europe,  and Australia
  • Discusses issues comparable to protection at paintings, expertise, operating occasions, work-family interplay, operating in groups , restoration, task calls for and task assets, and ailment absence
  • Suitable for complex classes excited by paintings psychology as a sub self-discipline of labor and organizational psychology
  • Didactic positive aspects contain questions for dialogue, containers with useful functions, extra studying sections, and a glossary

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Essentially, the suggestion was that individuals who are happy with their jobs are more productive. This notion was very popular in the early days of work psychology, from the 1950s until about the mid-1970s. However, by the time Locke wrote his review of the job satisfaction literature in 1976, researchers had largely rejected the hypothesis, concluding that the relationship between job satisfaction and job performance is statistically negligible (Iaffaldano & Muchinsky, 1985). Our An Introduction to Contemporary Work Psychology, First Edition.

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