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The Psychology of Work

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Contains narratives from experienced professionals from around the world offering insights into real-world working practices in organisations including BBC, Santander, IBM and Qantas Is based on extensive research with university students about their attitudes to future employment and how well prepared for the work place they feel Integrates psychological theory with personal narrative to bring the theory to life and to propose new ways of thinking about work

Table of Contents

    • Chapter - 00: Introduction;
    • Chapter - 01: Recruitment and selection;
    • Chapter - 02: Employability;
    • Chapter - 03: Teams;
    • Chapter - 04: Barriers and intricacies;
    • Chapter - 05: Organizational culture;
    • Chapter - 06: Leadership;
    • Chapter - 07: Motivation and engagement

About the Author

Chantal Gautier is a London-based academic, Chartered Psychologist and eclectic professional with consultancy skills, specializing in a wide range of academic and business activities. Her successful track record in Higher Education warranted the Teaching Fellow Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. Chantal continues to apply her academic knowledge and teaching skills in a range of settings. Her breadth of experience and specialist insight into leadership, team development, employee engagement, Change Management and customer services, has led to contributions in both public and private sectors, as well as internationally.


"This book goes beyond the headlines of human interaction with a comprehensive look at how we can work better together. It uses practical, real-life examples to make a well-executed connection between the worlds of psychology and organizational life. A very inspiring book that will be of enormous help to anyone interested in how to make organizations successful."--Kenza Mekouar "Career 3.0, Executive & Career Coaching " "In this digital age, the human element is often ignored at work. Managers and employees are now paying the price are now paying the price associated with dysfunctional behaviours, which can translate into absenteeism, lack of employee commitment and reduced productivity. Chantal Gautier has shown it doesn't have to be this way with an insightful guide to a more human-centered and productive workplace."--Michael Troy "Production Editor, ABC News Australia " "What motivates us to get out of bed in the morning and go to work? What do workers want, and what do organizations need? How can people be managed so that they work effectively and, at the same time, are happy? These are questions that go right to the heart of management and organization at every level. Chantal Gautier provides answers to these and many other questions in an engaging, easy-to-read book which should surely be a must for anyone who manages people - that is to say, most managers."--Morgan Witzel "Fellow, Centre for Leadership Studies, Univ. of Exeter Business School " "In the ever-evolving world of work this refreshing publication narrates the journey of industrial and organizational psychology development through the years. Using an insightful blend of the theoretical and the practical, it spotlights a number of real-life work challenges as seen through the eyes of employees, teams, managers and leaders. Of interest to students and also more mature business readers seeking a useful synopsis of the classical theories related to the world of work and their application, this accessible book draws insights from a wide range of industries and occupations, and poses some interesting questions as to where we go from here in the world of work."--Mark Carter "PwC HR Services Ireland Markets Leader "

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