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Theoretical Orientations and Practical Applications of Psychological Ownership

Editors: Olckers, Chantal, van Zyl, Llewellyn, van der Vaart, Leoni (Eds.)

  • Produces a unique paradigm perspective through which talent management can be approached, optimizing individual and organizational performance
  • Approaches human resource development from a multileveled perspective, incorporating elements from positive organizational psychology, systems thinking and well-being research
  • Offers a new perspective on the application of psychological ownership in  multi-cultural and cross-cultural context/s
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This book shares the theoretical advancements that have been made regarding psychological ownership since the development of the construct and specifically the practical applications within multi-cultural and cross-cultural environments.  Enriched by empirical data and case studies by subject specialists in the field, this book serves as a cutting-edge benchmark for human resource management specialists, industrial psychologists, as well as students in positive organizational psychology and professionals in other fields. This book follows an in-depth view of the most recent research trends in psychological ownership. Offering practical tools of how the psychological ownership of employees could be developed in the workplace to not only enhance the performance of organisations, but to increase the commitment of employees and influence the intentions of skilled employees to remain with their organisations.

About the authors

Chantal Olckers, PhD., is a registered psychologist (Category: Industrial) with the Health Professions Council of South Africa. She has completed a Doctorate degree in the field of Human Resource Management, specialising in psychological ownership. She also holds a Master of Commerce, an Honours and a Bachelor’s degree in Personnel Management, which were obtained from the University of Pretoria.  Chantal is a respected researcher, with contributions to several peer-reviewed journals, two chapters in international peer-reviewed books, and has presented several research papers at both national and international conferences. She is employed at the University of Pretoria as an Associate Professor in the Department of Human Resource Management. Chantal is involved with the South African Journal of Human Resource Management as well as the South African Journal of Industrial Psychology as a Section Editor. She has extensive experience within the tertiary educational environment (as a lecturer and researcher), as well as within the private sector (as a consultant). Chantal has a passion for positive organisational behaviour and specifically psychological ownership.

Llewellyn van Zyl, PhD., is currently an assistant professor of psychology, health and technology at the University of Twente in the Netherlands.  He also holds an extraordinary professorship in Industrial Psychology with the North-West University in South Africa (VTC) where he leads the Optimizing Performance Sub-Programme of the Optentia Research Focus Area. He also acts as past president for the Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychology of South Africa. Academically, he has completed a Doctorate degree in the field of Industrial Psychology, specialising in the development and evaluation of Positive Psychological Interventions aimed happiness under the supervision of Prof. Sebastiaan Rothmann. He also holds a Master of Commerce, an Honours and a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Psychology, which were obtained from the North-West University (cum laude) at the top of his class. These qualifications provided him with a means to register with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as a psychologist (cat: industrial). Professionally, Llewellyn is a respected researcher and published author of various scientific articles and specialist books. Within the scientific community he is known for his academic work as Associate Editor of the South African Journal of Industrial Psychology as well as his work on the editorial board of the Journal of Leadership and Organizational studies. Llewellyn has extensive experience within the tertiary educational environment (as a lecturer and researcher), as well as within the private and public sectors (as a consultant). Llewellyn has a passion for Online Positive Psychological Interventions aimed at talent development and consumer behaviour. As of 1 January 2017, Llewellyn holds the ranking as a C2 rated researcher with the National Research Foundation within South Africa

Leoni van der Vaart, completed her Master’s degrees in Human Resource Management and Industrial/Organisational Psychology and is currently a PhD student in the field of Industrial/Organisational Psychology with KU Leuven (Belgium) and the North-West University (South Africa). She is a lecturer and researcher at the North-West University and has a passion for understanding attitudes, behaviour, and well-being from both a motivational and psychological contract perspective. Leoni is an active researcher with publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at international conferences and has experience in the tertiary education environment, both as lecturer and researcher. She is a registered psychological counsellor (category: independent practitioner) with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA), and human resource professional (category: learning and development) with the South African Board of People Practices (SABPP). She also serves on the higher education committee of the SABPP 


Buy this book

eBook $109.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-70247-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $139.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-70246-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Theoretical Orientations and Practical Applications of Psychological Ownership
Editors
  • Chantal Olckers
  • Llewellyn van Zyl
  • Leoni van der Vaart
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-70247-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-70247-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-70246-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 332
Number of Illustrations and Tables
14 b/w illustrations
Topics