Basic Psychology for Human Resource Practitioners

Giving an overview of basic psychology and introducing students to personnel management, this text deals with the psychology of human behaviour. Phenomena including individual differences, human abilities, personality, and the learning process are covered in depth.
Author:
Elsabe Smit P. du le Roux S.J. Kruger W.L. du P. le Roux

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Giving an overview of basic psychology and introducing students to personnel management, this text deals with the psychology of human behaviour. Phenomena including individual differences, human abilities, personality, and the learning process are covered in depth.

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Giving an overview of basic psychology and introducing students to personnel management, this text deals with the psychology of human behaviour. Phenomena including individual differences, human abilities, personality, and the learning process are covered in depth.;Chapters eight to 13 comment on the sociopsychological aspects of human behaviour, including attitudes, roles and groups. The book ends with a review of the historical development of human resource management, its present status in South Africa and personnel functions.;Encouraging interaction and on-going learning, this book has the following features: study objectives for each chapter; the introduction to the subject matter; boxes and graphics, highlighting content areas; icons, attracting learners to specidic activities; definitions and illustrative examples; tables, diagrams and cartoons, reinforcing learning; a summary, bringing together core concepts; self-evaluation exercises, integrating knowledge and practice at the end of each chapter; and a comprehensive list of references, encouraging further reading.

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Author:
Elsabe Smit, P. du le Roux, S.J. Kruger, W.L. du P. le Roux
Subtitle:
(1ST - 2002)
Format:
Paperback
Imprint:
Juta
Publisher:
Juta Academic
Edition:
Revised edition
ISBN:
9780702138218
Audience:
Academic
Pages:
278
Width (mm):
210
Length (mm):
294
Table of Contents:
Individual differences; human abilities; personality; frustration and conflict; stress, alcoholism and drug addiction; perception; the learning process and memory; attitudes; social perception; role theory; groups - group dynamics; characteristics of groups; group processes; the historical development of human resource development; the current state of humen resource development; the current status of human resource management in South Africa; the human resource functions.

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