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Bridging both academic and applied interests, the Applied Psychology Series offers publications that emphasize state-of-the-art research and its application to important issues of human behavior in a variety of societal settings. To date, more than 50 books in various fields of applied psychology have been published in this series.

To propose a title, please contact Jeanette Cleveland (jeanette.cleveland@colostate.edu), Donald Truxillo (Donald.Truxillo@ul.ie), and Christina Chronister (christina.chronister@taylorandfrancis.com).

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Positive Psychological Science Improving Everyday Life, Well-Being, Work, Education, and Societies Across the Globe

Positive Psychological Science Improving Everyday Life, Well-Being, Work, Education, and Societies Across the Globe

2nd Edition

Stewart I. Donaldson, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Jeanne Nakamura
May 06, 2020

Positive psychological science has experienced extraordinary growth over the past two decades. Research in this area is revealing new strategies and interventions for improving everyday life, health and well-being, work, education, and societies across the globe. Contributions from luminaries in ...

Diversity Resistance in Organizations

Diversity Resistance in Organizations

2nd Edition

Kecia M. Thomas
April 20, 2020

This new volume revisits diversity resistance 10 years later, examining the fluidity of diversity resistance in workplaces. Top-notch contributors provide insight about the motivations to resist diversity and inclusion as well as offer strategies for preventing and derailing diversity resistance ...

Employee Retention and Turnover Why Employees Stay or Leave

Employee Retention and Turnover Why Employees Stay or Leave

1st Edition

Peter W. Hom, David G. Allen, Rodger W. Griffeth
September 06, 2019

This exploration of what employee turnover is, why it happens, and what it means for companies and employees draws together contemporary and classic theories and research to present a well-rounded perspective on employee retention and turnover. The book uses models such as job embeddedness theory, ...

Teamwork and the Bottom Line Groups Make A Difference

Teamwork and the Bottom Line Groups Make A Difference

1st Edition

Ned Rosen
January 17, 2019

This volume is based on extensive research findings and the author's observation that successful managers are people who understand the dynamics of group interaction and can use that understanding effectively to motivate members of their group to achieve important goals. Blending theory, research, ...

Aging and Work in the 21st Century

Aging and Work in the 21st Century

2nd Edition

Kenneth S Shultz, Gary A. Adams
October 18, 2018

Aging and Work in the 21st Century, 2nd edition, reviews, summarizes, and integrates existing literature from various disciplines with regard to aging and work, but with a focus on recent advances in the field. Chapter authors, all leading experts within their respective areas, provide ...

Theories of Team Cognition Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives

Theories of Team Cognition Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives

1st Edition

Eduardo Salas, Stephen M. Fiore, Michael P. Letsky
August 23, 2018

Cognitive processes in teams have been a valuable arena for team researchers to explore. Team cognition research advances and informs a variety of disciplines, including cognitive and social sciences, engineering, military science, organizational science, human factors, medicine, and communications...

Transforming Performance Management to Drive Performance An Evidence-based Roadmap

Transforming Performance Management to Drive Performance An Evidence-based Roadmap

1st Edition

Rose A. Mueller-Hanson, Elaine D. Pulakos
March 21, 2018

Recently a revolution has taken place in organizations around the world to transform their performance management systems from burdensome chores into a valuable business practices. Many high-profile companies have announced they are getting rid of the dreaded performance reviews and replacing them ...

Working Couples Caring for Children and Aging Parents Effects on Work and Well-Being

Working Couples Caring for Children and Aging Parents Effects on Work and Well-Being

1st Edition

Margaret B. Neal, Leslie B. Hammer
October 26, 2006

As the baby boomer generation approaches midlife, many dual-earner couples are struggling with issues of simultaneously caring for children while tending to aging parents. This timely book uncovers the circumstances faced by these workers, known as the “sandwiched generation”, and identifies what ...

The Handbook of Work Analysis Methods, Systems, Applications and Science of Work Measurement in Organizations

The Handbook of Work Analysis Methods, Systems, Applications and Science of Work Measurement in Organizations

1st Edition

Mark Alan Wilson, Winston Bennett, Jr., Shanan Gwaltney Gibson, George Michael Alliger
May 31, 2017

This new handbook, with contributions from experts around the world, is the most comprehensive treatise on work design and job analysis practice and research in over 20 years. The handbook, dedicated to Sidney Gael, is the next generation of Gael’s successful Job Analysis Handbook for Business...

The Employee-Organization Relationship Applications for the 21st Century

The Employee-Organization Relationship Applications for the 21st Century

1st Edition

Lynn M. Shore, Jacqueline A-M. Coyle-Shapiro, Lois E. Tetrick
May 22, 2017

"Employee-organization relationship" is an overarching term that describes the relationship between the employee and the organization. It encompasses psychological contracts, perceived organizational support, and the employment relationship. Remarkable progress has been made in the last 30 years in...

Developing Organizational Simulations A Guide for Practitioners, Students, and Researchers

Developing Organizational Simulations A Guide for Practitioners, Students, and Researchers

2nd Edition

George C. Thornton III, Rose A. Mueller-Hanson, Deborah E. Rupp
April 06, 2017

This second edition of Developing Organizational Simulations provides a concise source of information on effective and practical methods for constructing simulation exercises for the assessment of psychological characteristics relevant to effectiveness in work organizations. Incorporating new ...

Ethics and Values in Industrial-Organizational Psychology

Ethics and Values in Industrial-Organizational Psychology

2nd Edition

Joel Lefkowitz
March 16, 2017

Ethics and Values in Industrial-Organizational Psychology was one of the first books to integrate work from moral philosophy, moral psychology, I-O psychology, and political and social economy, as well as business. It incorporates these perspectives into a "framework for taking moral action" and ...

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