Academic journal article Journal of Psychosocial Research

Organizational Psychology

Academic journal article Journal of Psychosocial Research

Organizational Psychology

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Organizational Psychology (2015) ISBN: 978-93-84588-73-1; 309 pages. By : Dr HL Kaila; New Delhi: IK International

I have seen this subject grow over the years in popularity as well as in richness of context and content. I studied it in my Master's Degree as Industrial Psychology. I taught it as Organisational Behaviour in MBA programs. I found executive MBA students who had some work experience could relate to the concepts more dearly as compared to the fresher. The reason was very simple. They already knew the context, they have had some direct experience of it.

From this single perspective, I find this book does context setting very well with local perspective. The advances in the field calls for updation of learning resources at regular intervals. Any new addition is always welcome. This book brings fresh air to the learning perspective. The book covers very well the theoretical concepts, researches, case studies and application of organizational psychology. It would appeal both to the students as well as practitioners.

It covers all major topics such as human resource planning, employee recruitment and selection, training and development, employee engagement and organizational commitment, organizational culture, motivation and job satisfaction, work-life balance, leadership and group dynamics, performance management, employee counseling. …

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