Behaviour in Organizations

Behaviour in Organizations

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Appropriate for undergraduate courses in Organizational Behaviour or Organizational Psychology, in Management and Psychology departments. One or two semester courses. The newly revised edition of Behaviour in Organizations highlights the ever-changing nature of organizations and people's involvement in them, offering a uniquely Canadian perspective on the domestic business scene and a fresh look at the field of Organizational Behaviour in today's rapidly changing world. The one constant in this edition is the continued emphasis on both research and practice. The research focus has been broadened with the addition of many new studies. Coverage of the practical, applications-oriented side of OB has also been augmented and supported by updated examples, illustrating how OB practices and principles are applied in today's organizations across North America and around the world. A Company Index, brimming with new entries, provides readers with a wide range of real companies of varying size, offering either products or services.
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  • Hardback | 608 pages
  • 213.36 x 276.86 x 27.94mm | 1,428.81g
  • Toronto, Canada
  • 2nd revised Canadian ed
  • 0130836729
  • 9780130836724

Table of contents

I. ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR: AN INTRODUCTION. 1. The Nature and Study of Organizations. 2. Work in the Twenty-First Century: The Changing World of People and Organizations. II. BASIC HUMAN PROCESSES. 3. Perception and Learning: Understanding and Adapting to the Work Environment. 4. Individual Differences: Personality and Abilities. III. THE INDIVIDUAL IN THE ORGANIZATION. 5. Motivation in Organizations. 6. Work-Related Attitudes: Feelings About Jobs, Organizations, and People. 7. Career Development and Work Stress. IV. GROUP PROCESSES. 8. Group Dynamics and Teamwork. 9. Interpersonal Communication in Organizations. 10. Decision Making in Organizations. 11. Helping, Cooperation, and Conflict in Organizations. V. INFLUENCING OTHERS. 12. Influence, Power, and Politics in Organizations. 13. Leadership: Its Nature and Impact in Organizations. VI. ORGANIZATIONAL PROCESSES. 14. The Work Environment: Culture and Technology. 15. Organizational Structure and Design. 16. Organizational Change and Development. Notes. Glossary/Subject Index. Name Index. Company Index.
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