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The psychology of work and human performance

by Robert D. Smither

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Published by HarperCollins College Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychology, Industrial.,
  • Personnel management.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [513]-576) and indexes.

    StatementRobert D. Smither.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF5548.8 .S563 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 606 p. :
    Number of Pages606
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1429821M
    ISBN 100065012356
    LC Control Number93041153

    The field of human factors has its roots firmly planted in aviation. The first identifiable work in the area of equipment design and human performance was done during World War II.2 This work was concerned primarily with eliminating certain accidents File Size: KB. Work Psychology An Introduction to Human Behaviour in the Workplace Edited by Lisa Matthewman, Amanda Rose, and Angela Hetherington. Explores the traditional core topics, in addition to developments in the field (including emotional intelligence, relationships at work, diversity and occupational trauma) to show how the psychology of work helps to shape our .

    Human factors psychology (or ergonomics, a term that is favored in Europe) is the third subject area within industrial and organizational psychology. This field is concerned with the integration of the human-machine interface in the workplace, through design, and specifically with researching and designing machines that fit human requirements. Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology provides a preparatory look at the opportunities and goals in the field of sport and exercise psychology. Rather than focus on theory and concepts, this text answers basic questions for newcomers to the field by providing information on what sport and exercise psychology is and what it has to offer.

    Ian Rothmann is Professor of Industrial Psychology and Director of the Optentia Research Focus Area at the North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa. Ian’s research interest is the assessment and development of human potential and flourishing in institutions. He is author/co-author of peer-reviewed journal articles and chapters in handbooks. Engineering Psychology and Human Performance Article (PDF Available) in SA Journal of Industrial Psychology 13(1) April with 3, Reads How we measure 'reads'.


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