Title

Personnel Psychology

Publication Type

Encyclopaedia

Publication Date

1-2004

Abstract

Personnel psychology is a subfield within industrial, work, and organizational psychology that is concerned with the application of psychological theories, methods, and research findings to the personnel functions in organizations. Primary functions include recruitment, selection, training, performance appraisal and feedback, and compensation. This article focuses on the research applications to these functions and outlines the current themes in personnel psychology.

Keywords

personnel psychology, recruitment, employee selection, employee training, performance appraisal

Discipline

Industrial and Organizational Psychology | Psychology

Research Areas

Psychology

Publication

Encyclopedia of Applied Psychology

Volume

3

First Page

29

Last Page

34

ISBN

9781849723411

Identifier

10.1016/B0-12-657410-3/00302-0

Publisher

Elsevier Academic Press

City or Country

Amsterdam

Additional URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B0-12-657410-3/00302-0

Comments

Charles Spielberger

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