This book presents theoretical background, comprehensive literature review, interviews, case studies, and lot of application exercises on all major topics of Industrial/Organizational Psychology. The main objective of the book is to help students to acquire knowledge and skills, which they would apply in organizations during their professional careers.
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. The coverage of research methods and statistical techniques is a major highlight of the book. The book is up-to-date in terms of cited references and list of suggested readings and captures all recent researches in this area. This book is targeted at the undergraduate and postgraduate students of Psychology and Management. It will be also useful to researchers, practitioners and academics in I/O Psychology.Advance praises for the book:
"The book on 'Industrial & Organizational Psychology' authored by Professor (Dr) H.L.Kaila will bridge the gap of long-felt need for students and researchers in the area. It is singularly different from the other academic publications of the area with its distinct focus on applied aspects with updated review of recent researches and studies in the field of industrial and organizational psychology. It will be extremely helpful for students and members of academic community. The examples will enrich readers to apply the learned concepts in practice."
-Dr Abhijit Gangopadhyay, Formerly Professor & Head, Personnel Management & Industrial Relations, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
"In his book, Dr Kaila has cared much to include the theoretical concepts, researches, case studies and applications of organizational psychology which are of much interest and use to not only the students who would study this subject matter in much depth, but also to the practicing managers in organizations. The content coverage is quite wider than the books available currently. The best aspect about this book is ';the research cases based on Indian organizations' included in every chapter of this text book which is very useful for students."
-Professor Jitendra Mohan, Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Panjab University, Chandigarh
"Dr. Kaila in this book on Industrial/organizational psychology has adopted a very practical approach to make theoretical concepts easy to understand through case studies in Indian perspective. The book written by Dr. Kaila keeping in mind the students is actually also very useful for HR practitioners and anyone having interest in and keen to know all about Industry, Management, Organisation and its psychology. The topics are comprehensive, relevant and generate interest. An Interesting read indeed!",
- Anil Kaushik, Management Expert & Chief Editor ';Business Manager' - HR Magazine, Alwar (Rajasthan).
1. An Introduction to IndustrialOrganizational Psychology 2. Research Methods 3. Human Resource Planning Human Resource Management 4. Employee Recruitment and Selection 5. Training and Development 6. Employee Engagement and Organizational Commitment 7. Organizational Culture and Performance 8. Motivation and Job Satisfaction 9. Work-Life Balance 10. Safety at Workplace 11. Leadership and Group Dynamics 12. Performance Management 13. Employee Counselling 14. Statistical Techniques Index.
H.L. Kaila :- H.L. Kaila earned his Masters' degree in Psychology from Guru Nanak Dev University, Doctorate from Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), and has 30 years professional experience in the field of Industrial /Organizational Psychology, Women at work, Counselling/School Psychology. He has published books and articles and participated in national and international conferences. He pioneered Behaviour Based Safety (BBS) training in India and is a member expert panel for National Safety Council. He served at the Central Labour Institute, Ministry of Labour for 10 years and at the SNDT Women's university for 18 years at Mumbai. He has been a resource person for many reputed organizations. Dr. Kaila represented India at the International Conferences at New York, Berlin, Muscat, Rome, New Zealand, London and Sydney. Presently, he is Emeritus Professor at JJT University, Rajasthan, and BBS project director at GAIL India.