It is a comprehensive textbook for engineering and management students. The subject is covered in relation to the specific areas of syllabus as well as emerging thoughts in the field. Industrial Psychology or IP is a scientific study of factors affecting employees or workers. It comprises of work and time study, motivation and leadership. It also encompasses highly critical human resource management functions like recruitment, training and development. The modern challenges of managing diversity, change, technology and innovation can be effectively met only with training in IP. The book covers all these aspects in a lucid manner with a student-friendly approach.
Chapter 1 Introduction to Industrial Psychology
Chapter 2 Scientific Management and Industrial Psychology
Chapter 3 Work Study
Chapter 4 Behavioural Theories and Industrial Psychology
Chapter 5 Motivation and Job Satisfaction
Chapter 6 Work Environment: Management of Fatigue and Stress
Chapter 7 Organizational Culture and Organizational Development
Chapter 8 Theories of Leadership
Chapter 9 Group Dynamics
Chapter 10 Job Analysis and Job Design
Chapter 11 Recruitment and Selection
Chapter 12 Psychological Testing
Chapter 13 Performance Management
Chapter 14 Training and Development
Dr DK Bhattacharyya: He is Professor at Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar. He holds an MA in Economics from Jadavpur University and PhD from Calcutta University. He has extensive teaching experience at leading management institutes. He has published several articles in journals and written textbooks that have been prescribed in many universities.