Essentials of Organizational Behavior

Essentials of Organizational Behavior

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Lively and informative, this masterfully crafted introduction condenses the essentials of the field into a tightly focused presentation. Its clear, concise format makes it a viable alternative to the traditional 600-700 page core text and flexible enough to combine with outside cases, readings, and experiential materials. Supplemented with a student oriented CD-ROM (optional) featuring a video case and additional text content as well as a robust web site. This title is the brief version of Robbins OB, 8/e. Several chapters have been consolidated._show more

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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 185.4 x 231.1 x 15.2mm | 453.6g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • 0130835722
  • 9780130835727

Table of contents

I. PROLOGUE Introduction to Organizational Behavior II. THE INDIVIDUAL IN THE ORGANIZATION Foundations of Individual Behavior. Personality and Emotions. Basic Motivation Concepts. Motivation: From Concepts to Applications. Individual Decision Making. III. GROUPS IN THE ORGANIZATION Foundations of Group Behavior. Understanding Work Teams. Communication. Leadership and Creating Trust. Power and Politics. Conflict and Negotiation. IV. THE ORGANIZATION SYSTEM Foundations of Organization Structure. Work Design and Technology. Performance Appraisal and Reward Systems. Organizational Culture. Organizational Change and Development. Epilogue. Endnotes. Index/Glossary.show more

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