The Handbook of Work Analysis: Methods, Systems, Applications and Science of Work Measurement in Organizations - Applied Psychology Series (Hardback)Mark Alan Wilson (editor), Winston Bennett (editor), Shanan Gwaltney Gibson (editor), George Michael Alliger (editor)
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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, Industry and Government, published by Wiley in 1988. It consists of four parts: Methods, Systems, Applications and Research/Innovations. Finally, a tightly integrated, user-friendly handbook, of interest to students, practitioners and researchers in the field of Industrial Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management.
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Chapter 24, Training Needs Assessment by Eric A. Surface is available for download.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 818
Weight: 1588 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 43 mm
"A valuable work for human resource and work analysis practitioners and researchers. Highly recommended." - G. E. Kaupins, Boise State University, USA, in CHOICE
"When applying some of the new methods described in this book, our research results receive attention from frontline fighter pilots as well as generals, while they at the same time are being accepted in scientific publications. For me, this is strong evidence that the knowledge and insights presented through this book results in top quality research tools. The book is thus an excellent foundation for any work analysis effort." - Martin Castor, Ph.D., Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI), Sweden
"This handbook addressees a central, indeed arguable 'the'central topic in industrial and organizational psychology and human resource management. Job (or Work) Analysis is the foundation of most human resource procedures and goals, from strategy linked selection and training to goal setting, performance review, feedback and continuous improvement. This handbook intends to give state-of-the-art guidance to practitioners and students about how to conduct reliable and valid job and work analyses to ensure a solid foundation for I/O and HR practice."- Manuel London, SUNY Stonybrook, New York
"This comprehensive handbook is destined to become a classic." - Gavriel Salvendy, Purdue University and Tsinghua University,China
"Work analysis is at the core of personnel psychology. This volume provides a comprehensive description of job analysis concepts, techniques, and practices that brings to us the leading experts in the field, providing a definitive view of the methods, systems, applications, and research on the topic. This is a great volume that needs to be read by scientists and practitioners interested in job analysis and, more generally, personnel and I/O psychology." - Walter C. Borman, Psychology Department, University of South Florida
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