. `This is a really useful and comprehensive textbook that will provide readers with all they needs as a primer in the field of occupational and organisational psychology' - Cary L Cooper, Times Higher Educational Supplement. `Provides excellent coverage of the main areas of Industrial, Work and Organisational Psychology. All main topics at the individual an group levels are covered a highly competent, research based introductory text' - Professor Neil Anderson, University of Amsterdam. `This is an excellent book. It will be invaluable to students on MSc Occupational//Organizational Course. It provides detailed coverage of the main topic areas taking a critical approach. The text covers recent research in the area providing a useful debate of current and key issues in the field. The case studies and activities are particularly useful' - Dr Christeen George, University of Hertfordshire. Understanding Occupational and Organizational Psychology is an invaluable resource for students doing a course in occupational and organizational psychology, either at third year undergraduate or Masters level. The text provides comprehensive coverage of the British Psychological Society's training requirements for becoming a chartered occupational psychologist, yet it is also compliant with European training guidelines for industrial, work and organizational psychology too. This book will prompt and inspire further reading and research as well as ideas for dissertations, problem formulation and the creative application of knowledge to various situations. Ideal if you want to get ahead with your undergraduate study or get your foot on the ladder to becoming a fully-fledged scientist-practitioner.