Work and Organizational Psychology: An Introduction with Attitude

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Ability and Aptitude Tests, 275-277 , 291-293 ,
see also Testing people with disabilities, Fair selection, Validity generalization analysis,
fitness for purpose, 275-277
predictive validity-situational specificity, 292
predictive validity-after correction for error, 271 , 293
reasons for past unpopularity, 291-292
validity generalization analysis, 292-293
Accidents, 176 , 178 , 179 , 184 ,
see also Latent conditions, Organizational accidents and disasters
'impossible' accidents, 178 , 179
individual vs organizational accidents, 176
'normal' accidents, 176
role of maintenance, 177 , 184
Action Theory, 151-155 ,
see also Control over work
and failure of stress management interventions, 154
and self-efficacy, 154-155
description of, 151-152
implications for effects of control over work, 153
Active vs Passive coping, 121 , 123-125
Adjustment to job roles, 331-332 ,
see also Transitions
and job socialisation, 332
Schein's three basic approaches, 332
stages in job transitions, 331-332
Adrenaline/noradrenaline, 121 , 123-125
Adult Development, 325-331 , 336-337 ,
see also Theories of adult development
ability to deal with contradiction and ambiguity, 325-326 , 329
adult cognitive development and career choice, 336-337
and work roles, 328
chronological age vs cognitive age, 330-331
individual differences, 328
theories of, 326-330
Ageism in the Workplace, 330-331 , 351
Allocation of function, 164-167 , 169-172
and humans as 'machine minders', 165 , 175 , 179
and 'smart' machines, 164-165
and the 'glass cockpit', 171-172
case study, 166-167
'clumsy automation', 172
definition, 164
Fitts Lists, 165-167
Humans as 'unique controllers' of systems, 164 , 170-171
'Machine School' vs 'Human School', 164
static vs dynamic allocation, 171
Application Forms, 280-284 ,
see also Curriculum Vitae
biodata questionnaires, 283-284
honesty of candidates, 280
Self-assessment of competencies questionnaires, 281-282
sifting of-unfairness, 280-281
standard application forms, 280
weighted application blanks, 282-283
Assessment Centres, 300-303
description, 300-301
exercise × dimension matrix, 300-301
history of, 300-301
problems:
self-fulfilling prophesies and the exercise effect, 302-303
simulation exercises, 300
validity of, 300-301
Assessment methods in selection, 271-303 ,
see also Computer-based assessment, Selection and the internet
ability and aptitude tests, 275 , 279 , 291-293 ,
see also Ability and aptitude tests
application forms, 279 , 280-284 ,
see also Application forms
assessment centres, 279 , 300-303 ,
see also Assessment centres

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