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Work Psychology: Understanding Human Behaviour in the Workplace

Work psychology is a branch of psychology that applies psychological theories and principles to understand, predict and improve human behaviour and performance in the workplace. Work psychology covers a wide range of topics, such as individual differences, selection, performance assessment, motivation, training, stress, well-being, teamwork and organisational culture. Work psychology aims to enhance the well-being and effectiveness of both individuals and organisations, as well as to contribute to the scientific knowledge of human behaviour.


One of the most comprehensive and popular textbooks on work psychology is Work Psychology: Understanding Human Behaviour in the Workplace by John Arnold, Ray Randall, Fiona Patterson, Ivan Robertson and Cary Cooper. This book provides an in-depth and up-to-date coverage of the core topics in work psychology, as well as introducing some emerging issues and debates. The book is divided into four parts: The Discipline of Work Psychology; Individual Differences; Working with Others; and Organisational Issues. Each chapter includes learning objectives, summaries, case studies, discussion questions and suggested further reading. The book also features a companion website that offers additional resources for students and instructors.

The book is suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate students of psychology, business, management and human resources, as well as for practitioners and researchers who are interested in work psychology. The book is available in both print and digital formats. The PDF version of the book can be downloaded from [this link].

If you want to learn more about work psychology and how it can help you understand human behaviour in the workplace, you can also check out some of the following resources:

  • [Work psychology: Understanding human behaviour in the workplace] by Henrietta Akaaba Odum. This is a free PDF document that provides an overview of work psychology and its main topics.

  • [Psychology Theoretical Approaches and Application in Practice] by Theresa Lowry Lehnen. This is a free PDF document that explains the different perspectives and approaches in psychology and how they can be applied to various domains, including work.

  • [Industrial Psychology] by Vikram Bisen and Priya. This is a free PDF document that introduces the basic concepts and methods of industrial psychology, which is another term for work psychology.

  • [Welfare & Counseling] by Ferdous Shoma. This is a free PDF document that discusses the importance of welfare and counseling at work for employee assistance and human resource management.

  • [Coaching with emotion: How coaches deal with difficult emotional situations] by Elaine Cox. This is a free PDF document that explores how coaches handle emotions in the coaching process and how they can use them to achieve results.

I hope you find this article helpful and informative. Thank you for reading!


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