Organizational Behavior

Organizational Behavior : An Experiential Approach

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For courses in Organizational Behavior, Organizational Psychology, and Industrial Psychology.Using carefully developed group exercises and simulations that have been proven over a period of 30 years, this best-selling experiential approach to the concepts of organizational behavior exposes students to general psychological principles, and helps them develop skills in applying that knowledge to social and organizational situations. The unique collection of exercises, self-analysis techniques, and role plays helps students not only learn the specifics of the subject , but learn about their own strengths and weaknesses-they become more skilled at analyzing behavior in organizations, learn what actions are appropriate for different situations, and acquire a repertoire of behaviors and skills so they can be effective organizational members.
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  • Paperback | 570 pages
  • 215.9 x 274.32 x 22.86mm | 1,179.33g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 7th edition
  • 0130176109
  • 9780130176103

Table of contents

I. UNDERSTANDING YOURSELF AND OTHER PEOPLE AT WORK. 1. The Psychological Contract. 2. Theories of Managing People. 3. Individual and Organizational Learning. 4. Individual and Organizational Behavior. 5. Values and Ethics. 6. Career Development and Work Stress. II. CREATING EFFECTIVE WORK GROUPS. 7. Interpersonal Communication. 8. Perception and Attribution. 9. Group Dynamics and Work Teams. 10. Problem Solving and Creativity. 11. Conflict and Negotiation. 12. Managing Diversity. III. LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT. 13. Leadership. 14. Organizational Culture. 15. Decision Making. 16. Power and Influence. 17. Empowerment and Coaching. 18. Performance Appraisal. IV. MANAGING EFFECTIVE ORGANIZATIONS. 19. Organization Design. 20. Managing Change. Integrative Cases. Index.
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