Organizational Behavior 3

Organizational Behavior 3 : Historical Origins, Theoretical Foundations, and the Future

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This is the first comprehensive overview of the development of the field of Organizational Behavior. It belongs on the shelf of every scholar and student in the discipline.
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  • Paperback | 317 pages
  • 171 x 248 x 20.57mm | 590g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • tables, figures, references, index
  • 0765615282
  • 9780765615282
  • 2,359,444

Table of contents

Selected Contents:; List of Table and Figures; * Preface; Acknowledgements; PART I. THEORY, RESEARCH, AND KNOWLEDGE OF ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR; 1. Science and Its Theory; 2. Theory Building and Kinds of Theories; 3. Measurement of Variables and Design of Research; 4. Knowledge of Organizational Behavior; 5. The Context of Theory as Organizational Behavior Emerged; PART II. MULTIDISCIPLINARY ORIGINS OF ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR; 6. Elton Mayo and Hawthorne; 7. Chester Barnard's Views on Management; 8. Kurt Lewin - Personality Theory and Social Psychology Arrive; 9. Mary Parker Follett - Social Philosopher and Prophet of Management; 10. Max Weber and His Theory of Bureaucracy; 11. Classical Management Theorists: The Antiheroes - Henri Fayol and Frederick Taylor; PART III. ESTABLISHING THE GROUND AGAINST WHICH ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR BECAME FIGURE; 12. The Foundations, Their Reports, and the Aftermath; 13. The Management Laureates; 14. Psychologists in Business Schools; 15. The Uncertainty Factor; 16. A Personal and Theoretical Odyssey; PART IV. THE IMPORTANCE, VALIDITY, PRACTICAL USEFULNESS, AND INSTITUTIONALIZATION OF ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR THEORIES; 17. Methodology of the Importance, Validity, and Usefulness Analyses; 18. Findings from the Importance, Validity, and Usefulness Analyses; 19. Background and Hypotheses for the Institutionalization Analyses; 20. Methodology of the Institutionalization Analyses; 21. Findings from the Institutionalization Analyses; PART V. FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION; 22. The Historical Core and Inherent Identity of Organizational Behavior; 23. A Vision for Ensuing Generations; About the Author; * Name Index; * Subject Index.
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"The state of the art of organizational behaviour theories" Academy of Management Review
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About John B. Miner

Jack Miner has written more than 50 books and over 140 articles in leading journals. He is a Fellow and Past President of the Academy of Management and also a Fellow of the American Psychological Association.
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