Where Should I Work?

Where Should I Work?

Using Psychology to Get Your Dream Job

Simon Moss

Where Should I Work?Using Psychology to Get Your Dream Job challenges many of the misconceptions individuals form about the qualities and characteristics of organizations (e.g. that they will flourish in organizations that offer enormous bonuses, or that they will thrive in dynamic organizations), and enables individuals to predict the prevailing q
Date Published :
August 2019
Publisher :
Black Knight Books
Language:
English
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9780734641359
Pages : 169
Dimensions : 9 X 6 inches
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Overview
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Most people have acquired extensive knowledge about many topics. Some individuals, for example, know that bubbles in Guinness beer seem to sink to the bottom rather than float to the top like every other beer. Other individuals may know that French fries originated in Belgium, Michael J Fox's middle name is Andrew, the pupils in goats’ eyes are rectangular, the first US cheerleaders were men, and Fidel Castro once worked as a Hollywood extra. Despite this wealth of information, fewer people are informed about a topic that affects every facet of their lives: how to choose the best workplace.

Where Should I Work? Using Psychology to Get Your Dream Job helps the reader do just that. This is important since hundreds of characteristics and features of organizations affect not only an employee’s job satisfaction, but also their wellbeing. Thus, in the right organization people cultivate a sense of meaning and purpose in life, and consequently they become more likely to fulfill their goals, extend their skills, enhance their reputation and improve their friendships.

About The Author
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SIMON MOSS (PhD Monash) is an adjust Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at Monash University in Melbourne. He is also a registered psychologist. He lectures in psychology, research design & method, and statistics & data analysis, and supervises students in leadership, emotions, integrity, personnel selection, and data analysis. His primary research interest relates to the factors that promote honest, ethical, cooperative and dedicated behaviour in the workplace. Specifically, he is interested in the misconceptions of individuals that compromise wellbeing and performance. Simon has published scientific papers in a broad range of disciplines, including creativity and problem solving, attention and concentration, facial expressions, psychological disorders, risk and safety, and stress management. He is also co-founder and director of Zenith Professional Development, offering a revolutionary system of management assessment and training.

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