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Ethical Practice of Psychology in Organizations 3ed

by Rodney L Lowman American Psychological Association
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Pbk 272 pages
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The first edition of this popular casebook reflected the complexities and increasing litigiousness of the modern workplace and was designed to stimulate thought and discussion about ethical practice in industrial and organizational psychology. Since the book was published, the APA Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct for Psychologists has been revised and contains new material of particular relevance to organizational consultants. This second edition of the book has been updated to reflect the provisions of the new code. Illustrated by case examples based on real-life situations, this volume covers personnel selection, organizational diagnosis and intervention, consulting relationships, research and academic issues, professional training and certification, billing and marketing, and the ethics of professional behavior. The Ethical Practice of Psychology in Organizations makes ethical thinking come alive and belongs on the bookshelf of every I/O psychologist, human resource professional, and graduate student in I/O and business programs. Contents: Preface / Acknowledgements / PART I. PERSONNEL SELECTION Case 1. Assessment Techniques Case 2. Validation Efforts With Small Sample Sizes Case 3. Test Validation Strategies Case 4. Avoiding Potential Misuse of Assessment Procedures Case 5. Mis-Keyed Test Items on Commercially Marketed Tests Case 6. Personnel Screening for Emotional Stability Case 7. A Spiritual Matter Case 8. Misleading Reporting of Results Case 9. 'Realistic Job Previews' and the Selection of Female Employees Case 10. Developing International Selection Systems Case 11. Assessment Center Records Case 12. Maintaining Confidentiality and Objectivity Case 13. The Right Not to Participate in Selection Activities PART II. ORGANIZATIONAL DIAGNOSIS AND INTERVENTION Case 14. Layoff Notifications Case 15. Survey Reveals Sexual Harassment Case 16. The Ethical Costs of Implementing New Technology Case 17. Using Electronic Mail for Providing Confidential Feedback Case 18. Maintaining Confidentiality in Survey Reporting Case 19. Implementing an Equitable Bonus Plan Case 20. Conflicting Obligations in Survey Research Case 21. Protecting the Confidentiality of Upward Feedback Case 22. Misuse of Psychological Services Case 23. Confidentiality of Interview Data Case 24. Team-Building Interventions Case 25. Misuse of Employee Opinion Surveys to Prevent Unionization Case 26. Sharing of Management Development Results Case 27. Disposition of Psychological Reports PART III MANAGING CONSULTING RELATIONSHIPS Case 28. Avoiding Conflicts of Interests and Roles Case 29. Accurately Reporting Research Results Case 30. Recording Data Without Consent Case 31. Misuse of Data Obtained Through a Consulting Engagement Case 32. Avoiding Dual Relationships Case 33. Pressures to Implement Psychological Programs Too Soon Case 34. Confidentiality of Employee Assistance Program Referrals PART IV. RESEARCH AND ACADEMIC ISSUES Case 35. Research Responsibilities Case 36. The Ethics of Reviewing and of Being Reviewed Case 37. Honoring Agreements in Data Collection and Usage Case 38. Use of Copyrighted Material in New Instrumentation Case 39. Authorship and Publication Agreements Case 40. Publication Credit Case 41. Fairness in Book Reviews Case 42. Confidentiality and Objectivity in Reviews Case 43. When Testimony Would Be Compelled Case 44. Reporting Data from Research Studies PART V PROFESSIONAL TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION ISSUES Case 45. Training Requirements in I/O Psychology Case 46. Practice of I/O Psychology by a Clinical Psychologist Case 47. Licensing and Credentialing PART VI BILLING AND MARKETING ISSUES Case 48. Questions of Billing, Competence, and Supervision Case 49. Accurately and Honestly Marketing Psychological Products Case 50. Public Statements and Advertising PART VII THE ETHICS OF PROFESSIONAL BEHAVIOR Case 51. Breaking Confidentiality in Public Statements Case 52. Responding to Allegations of Misconduct Case 53. The Ethics of Voluntary Professional Activities Case 54. Professional and Scientific Responsibility in Forensic Activities Case 55. A Change of Career Direction Case 56. Plagiarizing Case 57. Evaluating Colleagues' Competencies Case 58. Confronting Unethical Behavior Case 59. Betraying a Confidence Case 60. Psychologists as Employers of Other Psychologists Case 61. When Romance Fails / References / Selected Bibliography / Appendix: APA Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct / Index / Index of APA Ethical Standards citations / About the Editor /