Essentials of Organizational Behavior

Essentials of Organizational Behavior : International Edition

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For one-semester, undergraduate and graduate level courses in Organizational Behavior.This text provides balanced coverage of key topics in Organizational Behavior including traditional as well as cutting-edge issues. At 300 pages, it's a viable alternative to the traditional 600-700 page core text. The absence of end-of-chapter pedagogy makes it flexible enough to combine with outside cases, readings, and experiential more

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  • Paperback | 330 pages
  • 190 x 234 x 14mm | 532g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 8th edition
  • 0131290177
  • 9780131290174

Table of contents

I. PROLOGUE. 1. Introduction to Organizational Behavior. II. THE INDIVIDUAL IN THE ORGANIZATION. 2. Foundations of Individual Behavior. 3. Personality and Emotions. 4. Basic Motivation Concepts. 5. Motivation: From Concepts to Applications. 6. Individual Decision Making. III. GROUPS IN THE ORGANIZATION. 7. Foundations of Group Behavior. 8. Understanding Work Teams. 9. Communication. 10. Leadership and Creating Trust. 11. Power and Politics. 12. Conflict and Negotiation. IV. THE ORGANIZATION SYSTEM. 13. Foundations of Organization Structure. 14. Human Resource Policies and Practices. 15. Organizational Culture. 16. Organizational Change and Development. Epilogue. Endnotes. Index/ more

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