Managing Behavior in Organizations

Managing Behavior in Organizations

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For undergraduate and MBA courses in Organizational Behavior and Industrial/Organizational Psychology. This excellent paperback provides a brief, yet comprehensive tour of the scientific and practical highlights of organizational behavior (OB). It gets right to the point by focusing on essential concepts and practices that students really need to know. It offers instructors the ultimate in flexibility, enabling them to decide whether to use a case method, an experiential approach, a seminar format, distance learning, or a traditional series of lectures; it allows students to understand and appreciate the essentials of OB as a practical and scientific field.show more

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  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 181 x 234 x 19mm | 752g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • 4th International edition
  • 013127306X
  • 9780131273061

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION. 1. The Field of Organizational Behavior. 2. Organizational Justice, Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility. II. INDIVIDUAL BEHAVIOR. 3. Individual Processes: Personality, Emotions, Perception and Learning. 4. Coping with Organizational Life: Stress and Careers. 5. Work-Related Attitudes: Prejudice, Job Satisfaction, and Organizational Commitment. 6. What Motivates People to Work? III. GROUP BEHAVIOR. 7. Interpersonal Behavior in the Workplace: Helping and Harming Others. 8. Organizational Communication. 9. Group Group Process and Work Teams. 10. Making Decisions in Organizations. 11. The Quest for Leadership. IV. ORGANIZATIONAL PROCESSES. 12. Organizational Culture, Creativity, and Innovation. 13. Designing Effective Organizations. 14. Managing Organizational Change: Strategic Planning and Organizational Development. Integrative Case: Organizational Behavior as a Matter of Life and Death: The Case of the Columbia Space Shuttle Disaster.show more