The Human Side of Organizations

The Human Side of Organizations

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For Human Relations, Behavior in Organizations, Organizational Behavior courses. Widely used and respected, this text has been adopted by hundreds of colleges in the U.S. and Canada since its first inception. "The Human Side of Organizations" delivers complete, up-to-date, practical information on how people behave in organizations, how organizations and job design affect behavior at work, and places emphasis on the constantly changing nature of the business enviornment. Real-life rather than theoretical aspects provide students with a complete analysis of behavior. Complete coverage of communications and etiquette for all business situations is included.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 552 pages
  • 198.1 x 254 x 17.8mm | 771.12g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 9th Revised edition
  • 0131183842
  • 9780131183841

Table of contents

I. HUMANS ARE PEOPLE. 1. Work and Its Place in Life. 2. Perception. 3. Primary Communications. 4. Improving Communications and Managing Conflict. II. THE ORGANIZATIONAL FRAMEWORK. 5. Jobs, from Design to Appraisal. 6. Formal Organizations: How People Organize. 7. Understanding Management. 8. Small Groups and the Informal Organization. 9. Individuals and Self-Management. III. INDUCING ORGANIZATIONAL ACTIVITY. 10. Motivation and Morale. 11. Job Satisfaction and the Quality of Work Life. 12. The Dynamics of Change. 13. Leadership. IV. STRATEGIES FOR IMPROVING ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR AND PERFORMANCE. 14. Stress. 15. Ethics and Etiquette. 16. Challenges and Opportunities.show more

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