Buy used: $1.67
$3.98 delivery February 10 - 13. Details
Used: Good | Details
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: Item in good condition. Textbooks may not include supplemental items i.e. CDs, access codes etc...
Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.
Have one to sell?
Loading your book clubs
There was a problem loading your book clubs. Please try again.
Not in a club? Learn more
Amazon book clubs early access

Join or create book clubs

Choose books together

Track your books
Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free.
Kindle app logo image

Download the free Kindle app and start reading Kindle books instantly on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Learn more

Read instantly on your browser with Kindle for Web.

Using your mobile phone camera - scan the code below and download the Kindle app.

QR code to download the Kindle App

Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more

Personality and Work: Reconsidering the Role of Personality in Organizations 1st Edition

5.0 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

Price
New from Used from
Hardcover
$1.67
$1.67

Discover Books that Read. Great on Kindle. Great Reading Experience at a better value than print Discover Books that Read. Great on Kindle. Great Reading Experience at a better value than print

Editorial Reviews

From the Inside Flap

Changing workplace phenomena have cast the role of personality in a new and dynamic light. As work has become less structured, as organizations increasingly use teams to organize work, and as person-organization "fit" is taken more seriously, understanding individual differences and their implications for behavior at work has become more critical. This nineteenth volume in the Jossey-Bass Organizational Frontiers Series presents the latest research on personality and its influence at work. While much of the work on personality in the past decade has centered on the predictive validity of personality tests for employee selection, this book approaches the topic from a much broader perspective while still focusing on the individual level of assessment. Taking an innovative, future-oriented approach, the expert contributors examine how personality affects various outcomes and behaviors, the relationship between personality and behavior in specific work settings, emerging research streams, and more.

The authors explore, for example, the importance of happiness variables— commonly known as job satisfaction— as determinants of the choices people make and behaviors in which they engage in the workplace. They show that personality-work behavior relationships can only be understood by examining cross-level— individual, team, and organization— effects and explain the role of an individual's skill in monitoring and managing relationships in groups and organizations. And they offer new models of personality-performance relationships that will provide both theorists and practitioners with an exciting research venue for years to come.

From the Back Cover

The subject of personality has received increasing attention from industrial/organizational psychologists in both research and practice settings over the past decade. But while there is an overabundance of information related to the narrow area of personality testing and employee selection, there has been no definitive source offering a broader perspective on the overall topic of personality in the workplace. Personality and Work at last provides an in-depth examination of the role of personality in work behavior. An array of expert authors discusses the connection of personality to a wide range of outcomes beyond performance, including counterproductive behaviors, contextual performance, retaliatory behaviors, retention, learning, knowledge creation, and the process of sharing that knowledge. Throughout the book, the authors present theoretical perspectives, introduce new models and frameworks, and integrate and synthesize prior studies in ways that will stimulate future research and practice.

CONTRIBUTORS: Murray R. Barrick, Michael J. Cullen, David V. Day, Ed Diener, J. Kevin Ford, Lewis R. Goldberg, Leaetta Hough, Jeff W. Johnson, Martin J. Kilduff, Amy Kristof-Brown, Katherine E. Kurek, Richard E. Lucas, Terence R. Mitchell, Michael K. Mount, Frederick L. Oswald, Ann Marie Ryan, Paul R. Sackett, Gerard Saucier, Greg L. Stewart, Howard M. Weiss

Product details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Pfeiffer; 1st edition (April 4, 2003)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 400 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0787960373
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0787960377
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.62 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 6.32 x 1.33 x 9.39 inches
  • Customer Reviews:
    5.0 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

Customer reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars
5 out of 5
2 global ratings
5 star
100%
4 star 0% (0%) 0%
3 star 0% (0%) 0%
2 star 0% (0%) 0%
1 star 0% (0%) 0%

Top review from the United States

Reviewed in the United States 🇺🇸 on April 4, 2007
One person found this helpful
Report abuse

Top reviews from other countries

NullPointer
5.0 out of 5 stars Kompakt und informativ
Reviewed in Germany 🇩🇪 on February 18, 2016