This volume presents the work of the staff and students of the Department of Organizational Psychology of the Higher School of Economics, as well as their colleagues from other Russian universities. The collection includes articles that reflect the main problems of psychological research of business as activities and social and professional environment of personality formation. First, the results of theoretical and empirical studies of various aspects of persona and image, of social and professional self-identity in business, professional stress factors, gender identity, and consumer behavior. Secondly, the different aspects of research in organizational culture and organizational behavior, psychological factors, business partnerships, organizational identity. Third, the study of social and cultural phenomena that may affect the public attitude towards business and innovations, such as social capital, civic and religious identity, values and cultural stereotypes of business communication.
This book is recommended to experts in the field of social and organizational psychology and related disciplines.
The monograph deals with urgent problems of psychological research of innovations. The author considers innovation as a factor that largely determines the effectiveness of economic and organizational behavior. Studied are the stages, patterns, and environment of the innovation process. The description of domestic and foreign developments in the field of psychological science, as well as their practical application, is provided. The author also characterizes psychological determinants of successful innovation and the most promising areas of concern for further research.
This book is for students and teachers in the specialty “Psychology”, professionals in the field of innovation management, as well as anyone interested in issues of innovative thinking.
The book explores the three interrelated areas for unfolding competition in training and education: the competition of educational paradigms, aspiring for greater conformity and effectiveness in modern circumstances; competition of means of diagnostics of the evolutive effect of learning (exemplified in the competition of cognitive development tests); competition of parties to educational process. Special attention is paid to the challenge of predatory competition: deliberate opposition to competitor’s learning process, as well as the problem of Trojan learning (learning which conflicts with learners” interests). Different theoretical approaches to problems of competition and results of empirical studies are presented. Ethical issues and moral risks of competition in education are discussed, as well as the cognitive and evolutive aspects of competition.Addressed to psychologists, pedagogues, experts in conflicts and adjacent disciplines.