Dear Ma'am or Sir:

Please distribute the following Call For Chapters link throughout your
subscribership at the Academy of International Business of Michigan State
University at your earliest convenience:

*Please note there is an international business perspective related to this

Additional Information:

Bryan Christiansen (PryMarke LLC, USA)
Dr. Harish C. Chandan (Argosy University, USA)

Call for Chapters
Proposals Submission Deadline: March 31, 2016
Full Chapters Due: July 31, 2016
Submission Date: January 31, 2017

Industrial-organizational (I-O) psychology is the scientific study of the
workplace. Rigor and methods of psychology are applied to issues of
critical relevance to business, including talent management, coaching,
assessment, selection, training, organizational development, performance,
and work-life balance. While there is abundant research on I/O psychology
in the extant literature, this publication will incorporate and synthesize
the most recent research advancements and discovery into one volume for
future research and practical application by the target audiences.

The value of this proposed publication would be to provide business and
government executives, researchers, and graduate students of I/O psychology
with reference material that could be used in strategic human resource
management operations, among other functions such as talent management,
international assignments, securityi strategic planning, and international

Target Audience
The target audience includes business and government executives, graduate
and undergraduate business and psychology students, and
scholar-practitioners who need a single source regarding contemporary
issues involved in I/O psychology and its place in the modern workforce.

Recommended Topics
Research Methods in I/O Psychology
Job Analysis and Description
Performance Appraisal
Criterion Measurement
Training and Development
Workplace Psychology in International Business
Stress and Worker Well-Being
Work-Family Conflict
Organizational Theory and Development
Cross-Cultural Management
Group Processes and Work Teams
Job Attitudes
Corporate Identity
Legal Issues in Employee Selection
Organizational Communication
Human Factors
Evolution of I/O Psychology
Cognitive Ability Tests
Validity and Reliability
Ethics and Cultural Differences
Need Theory Hierarchy
Productivity and Employee Behavior
Occupational Health
Organizational Development Theory
Staffing Decisions
Employee and Managerial Skills Gaps
Statistical Methods in I/O Psychology
Influence, Power, and Office Politics
Special Issues in I/O Psychology
Historical Influences in I/O Psychology
Diversity Management
Organizational Socialization
Social Capital
Sexual Harassment
Employee Absenteeism
Employee Turnover
Job Satisfaction
Stages of Group Development
Disciplinary Procedures
Intergroup or Workplace Conflict
Research on Organizational Design
Organizational Culture
Change Management
Empirical Research Designs
Qualitative Data Collection and Analysis
Computational Modeling
Language Management
Method Variance and Bias in I/O Psychology
Longitudinal Modeling
Confirmatory Factor Analysis
Transcultural Research
Transcultural Competence

Submission Procedure
Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before *March 31,
2016*, a chapter proposal of 1,000 to 2,000 words clearly explaining the
mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors will be
notified by *April 15, 2016* about the status of their proposals and sent
chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by *July 31,
2016*, and all interested authors must consult the guidelines for
manuscript submissions at
prior to submission. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a
double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as
reviewers for this project.
Note: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted
to this book publication. All manuscripts are accepted based on a
double-blind peer review editorial process. All proposals should be
submitted through the E-Editorial DiscoveryTM online submission manager.

This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group
Inc.), publisher of the "Information Science Reference" (formerly Idea
Group Reference), "Medical Information Science Reference," "Business
Science Reference," and "Engineering Science Reference" imprints. For
additional information regarding the publisher, please visit This publication is anticipated to be released in 2017.

Important Dates
Phase 1:
Proposal Submission Deadline: *March 31, 2016*
Full chapter Submission: *July 31, 2016*

Phase 2:
Review Process: *July 31 –September 15, 2016*
Review Results to Chapter Authors: *September 30, 2016*

Phase 3:
Revised Chapter Submission from Chapter Authors: *October 31, 2016*
Final Acceptance Notifications to Chapter Authors:*November 30, 2016*6
Submission of Final Chapters to Editor: *December 31, 2016*
Final Deadline for Sending Complete Materials to IGI Global: *January 31,

Please send all inquiries to Dr. Harish C. Chandan at: [log in to unmask]

Bryan Christiansen
9408 Bellevue Road
Battle Creek, Michigan  49014   USA

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