Psychology for Business Success
by Michele A. Paludi, Editor
March 2013, 991pp, 6 1/8x9 1/4
4 volumes, Praeger

Hardcover: 978-0-313-39803-2
$215, £160, 180€, A308
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This comprehensive, four-volume work presents practical, up-to-date recommendations in areas impacting all job applicants and employees, including work/life balance, diversity management, performance, recruitment, training programs, and employee conflict.

This four-volume set uniquely integrates legislation, management theories, and social science research to cover a variety of human resource management topics, such as leadership and managerial styles, generational conflict in the workplace, techniques for evaluating employee performance, and workplace violence. In addition, best practices for policies, investigation procedures, and implementing training programs are covered—all information that can result in dramatic improvements in the workplace environment and business success.

Every recommendation in this set is reflective of—as well as responsive to— the needs of employees. The overall objective of the work is to provide readers with effective management strategies to work strategically, ethically, honestly, and effectively with people. Additionally, the contents emphasize the importance of gaining an understanding of the strategic influences on managing people—for example, documenting the connections between business and psychological strategies like effective listening.

Michele A. Paludi is president of Human Resources Management Solutions. She provides management consulting to businesses, K–12 schools, and colleges/universities, including facilitating training on equal-employment opportunity, diversity training, development of employee handbooks, development of performance appraisals, and investigations of sexual harassment and campus violence. Paludi is series editor for Praeger's Women's Psychology and Women and Careers in Management and has authored or edited 39 texts on workplace discrimination, sexual harassment, psychology of women, workplace violence, and campus violence.
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