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The quality of relationships between leaders and followers continues to be a relevant topic for researchers and practitioners. The importance of that relationship cannot be overestimated because it is a lens through which followers view their entire work experience. Also, the relationship between Published June 2010 by Psychology Press more information about Do I See Us Like You See Us? Consensus, Agreement, and the Context of Leadership Relationships In previous years, different types of teamwork in and between organizations have attracted a lot of research, analyzing different team characteristics and context factors and their ...
of prisoners who may provide information that would enhance outcomes of friendly military operations or reduce friendly casualties.
Adverse Impact
This text is the best single repository for a comprehensive examination of the scientific research and practical issues associated with adverse impact. Adverse impact occurs when there is a significant difference in organizational outcomes to the disadvantage of one or more groups defined on the basis of demographic characteristics such as race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, etc. This book shows, based on scientific research, how to design selection systems that minimize subgroup differences. The primary object of this volume in the SIOP series is to bring together renowned experts in this field to present their viewpoints ... market research, surveys and trends
Culture and Leadership Across the World
is the second major publication of GLOBE (Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior Effectiveness), a groundbreaking, large-scale project on international management research featuring contributions from nearly 18,000 middle managers from 1,000 organizations in 62 countries, perhaps the largest project of its kind ever undertaken. This volume effectively presents a complex collection of global research addressing the culture of particular countries, leadership qualities within those countries, and recommendations on how managers should conduct business in countries other than their own. A massive effort with a cross-cultural ... market research, surveys and trends


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Editor's Note: This post is the third in a four-part series of essays for Scientific America n by primatologist Frans de Waal on human nature, based on his ongoing research. (The first post, on our sense of fairness, can be read here , and a second post, on the impact of crowding, is here .) De Waal and other researchers appear in a series of Department of Expansion videos focusing on the same topic. Chimpanzees continually play coalition games; power is rarely in the hands of a single individual. The male with the most supporters usually wins, which is why size and strength are such poor… Psychologist and mental ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
No small change: payment trends call for big preparations for 2006 ...
Quality in a product or service is not what the supplier puts in. It is what the customer gets out and is willing to pay for. A product is not quality because it is hard to make and costs a lot of money, as manufacturers typically believe. This is incompetence. Customers pay only for what is of use to them and gives them value. Nothing else constitutes quality. --Peter Drucker Hospitals will need to spend a lot more time in the coming year thinking about what their patients want. The growth of consumer-directed health care is an important payment trend that will command the attention of hospital financial leaders. Other trends ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Firefighter Arsonists: Stopping the Problem at the Door of the Firehouse
When a volunteer firefighter got lost after drinking into Saturday morning at St. Gabriel's Lodge in West Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, he got mad and started setting fires along his path, authorities said. When local firefighters arrived to hose down the flames at a neighbor's shed, Charles Sluzenski , who had found his way back to his mother's house, dashed drunkenly forth in full firefighting gear and asked to help A volunteer firefighter was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for setting a fire that killed a mother and three of her children, an arson that prosecutors said was the firefighter's attempt to ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Work and Organizational Psychology (WOP) is a field of knowledge lodged within ... instrumental knowledge - two fundamental resources in the arena of ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
CDC NIOSH Science Blog: The Effectiveness of Workplace Training
Training is an important part of efforts to reduce workplace injury, illness, and death. In the United States, the total cost of workplace training is over $100 billion per year. 1 In light of the costs and time involved with safety and health training, businesses want to know whether training can meet the goals of decreasing workplace injuries and illness, and whether the cost of training programs can be justified. To better understand if occupational health and safety training and education programs have a beneficial effect on workers and businesses, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) in ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Frank de Wit - Staff - Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Frank de Wit is a PhD student in the Social and Organizational Psychology unit of Leiden University. He received an MSc degree in International Business at CentER Graduate School at Tilburg University and an MPhil degree in Social and Organizational Psychology at Leiden University His different master’s theses focused on the effects, perceptions, and management of conflict in humans and other primates, both on the group, and the individual level. His current research will be concerned with the antecedents and underlying cognitive mechanisms causing asymmetrical perceptions of conflict situations. Social Psychology of ...
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Highest paying jobs in psychology? - Yahoo! Answers
Jill's right - anything in industrial/organizational psychology. It's more business than psych, but there is serious moolah to be had. In the U.S. a new I/O Psychologist fresh outta grad school can make around $70,000 per year if they are ambitious and doing good work. Asker's Rating: Asker's Comment: Good info!!! Psychiatrists make on average 146k of coursPhD Phdrequiredried Report Abuse * You must be logged into Answers to add comments. Sign in or Register . Member since: October 11, 2007 Total points: 2244 (Level 3) Definitely organizational psychology; in any field. It also makes you much more ...
What does it take to be a Psychologist, and what type of work ...
Hello, I've been looking into psychology and i think it looks very interesting. I was wondering is there any psychologists out there that could tell me what its like, and what an average day could involve doing? Also what is the education requirements like. What would you recommend doing at A-level? Thanks for your time. There are so many types of psychology. There's general clinical psychology, counseling psychology, educational psychology, child psychology, health psychology, social psychology, forensic psychology, industrial organizational psychology, and some other sub-specialties. Psychologists can work in ...