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Ob Lecture

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Human Resource Management and Organizational BehaviourLecture notesDr Joan HarveyIntroductionThese notes form the basis for the course and constitute essential reading.The approach in this course is as follows:[a] introduction to work psychology[b] individual aspects of work and consumer behaviour[c] group behaviour and group influence[d] organizational behaviour and culture[e] cross-cultural and international issuesThere will be case studies used to illustrate most of the major areas, and analyses of these plus presentations is part of the assignment requirement.
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ContentsChapter 1: Introduction to work psychology, OB &HRM 3Chapter 2: Learning and memory 7Chapter 3: Perception 17Chapter 4: Attitudes 25Chapter 5: Communications and persuasion 33Chapter 6: Motivation, incentives and emotion at work. 45Chapter 7: Personality 57Chapter 8: Leadership and authority 67Chapter 9: Groups 73
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Chapter 10: Culture and structure 85Chapter 11: Change 97Chapter 12: International and cross-cultural Issues 105
BINAYAK SHANKAR, MPMIR, BHU.Page 2
 
Chapter 1Introduction to Work Psychology, Organizational Behaviour and Human ResourceManagementOrigins in PsychologyBasic Psychology and Work Psychology
The 5 basic areas of psychology must necessarily map onto the many areas defined in terms of application. These include: clinical [biggest branch], occupational [second biggest branch],educational, health, forensic, legal, sport etc.. Similarly, each of the main applications areascan be mapped onto these basic 5 areas, as shown in table 1 for work/occupationalpsychology.
Table 1: 8 work psychology areas mapped onto 5 basic psychology areas in terms of levelof relevance.
basic psy 1 physiol 2 cognitive 3 develop 4 social 5 pers/IDareas of work psya selec/assess't basic lots none lots lotsb training basic lots some lots lotsc appraisal/career none some some lots lotsd OD/change none some some lots lotse human-machinesome lots none some somef counselling none some some some someg work design lots lots none lots lotsh employeerelationsnone lots none lots lotsSome examples of this mapping include:* anthropometry in equipment design; perception of noise at work [1g]* aptitude or personality testing at work [2a, 5a]* conflict resolution at work using OD techniques [4d, 5d]* sensitivity and social awareness training for managers [3b, 4b, 5b]Similarly, the main traditions in psychology have some relevance to areas of application inwork psychology, examples are given below, with comments:
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