Personality: Theories & Applications

 
9780981645735: Personality: Theories & Applications

Personality psychology is about the fundamentals of human nature, and is the subject matter that attracts students to psychology in the first place. The major theories of personality contain important insights about human nature, but they are often unconnected with modern research. Personality: Theories and Applications bridges the gap between research-oriented books and traditional theory books by combining a strong historical perspective with practical applications that largely concern personalities in the workplace. Designed for the first course in personality psychology, Personality: Theories and Applications serves as an ideal introduction to personality psychology. It is written in a clear and accessible style that thousands of students have found engaging as it focuses on the core content of personality psychology. Personality: Theories and Applications also provides a natural transition to a second course in research topics providing a context for understanding the relevance of the topics.
Section topics include:
1. Introduction to Personality Psychology
2. Classical Psychodynamic Theories
3. Traditional American Theories
4. Social Psychological Theory
5. Responses to Social Psychological Theory

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About the Author:

Robert Hogan received his Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley. He was McFarlin Professor and Department of Psychology Chair at The University of Tulsa for 17 years. Dr. Hogan was previously Professor of Psychology and Social Relations at Johns Hopkins University. His many publications include Personality and the Fate of Organizations. Dr. Hogan currently is president of Hogan Assessment Systems. Robert Smither is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Organizational Behavior Program at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. He is also the author of The Psychology of Work and Human Performance and co-author of Organization Development: Strategies of Changing Environments.

Review:

Readers of this absolutely unique personality textbook will experience excitement, delight, surprise, and joy as they accompany Hogan and Smither on an adventure of ideas. The book reads like a beautifully written novel. Literate and scholarly without being the least bit pedantic, this textbook will captivate readers and provide them with a deep understanding of personality theories and their practical applications. Hogan and Smither's Personality: Theories and Applications is the perfect choice for those of us committed to teaching personality in the context of a liberal arts education. --Dr. John A. Johnson, Pennsylvania State University

This book provides a thorough and engaging review of personality theory...a 'must read' for those who study personality or use personality constructs in applied settings. ----Keith Hattrup, San Diego State University

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