Psychological Dimensions of Organizational Behavior

Psychological Dimensions of Organizational Behavior

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For courses in Organizational Behavior. Comprehensive, paperback text for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in Organizational Behavior. The carefully chosen pieces in the revised edition cover human behavior in organizations, from individual motivation to organizational processes. Including both foundation or theoretical selections as well as applied pieces, this anthology offers a broad mix of classic and recent articles. Included are emerging areas of interest such as business ethics and processes of organizational creativity and change.show more

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  • Paperback | 552 pages
  • 178 x 230 x 30mm | 898.11g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0130406546
  • 9780130406545
  • 1,997,162

About Barry M. Staw

Barry M. Staw is the Lorraine T. Mitchell Professor of Leadership and Communication at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. He received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University and has previously served on the faculties at the University of Illinois, Northwestern, Iowa, and UCLA. He is the author of more than 60 academic articles and has edited several hooks on organizational behavior. He has served on the editorial boards of most major journals in the fields of organizational behavior and applied psychology, and is founder and co-editor of the annual series, Research in Organizational Behavior. Professor Staw's current research interests include the relationship of affect and emotion to work performance, the escalation of commitment, organizational innovation, and the linkage of psychological processes to organizational strategy. He recently received the Academy of Management's Scholarly Contributions Award in recognition of his career achievements in research.show more

Table of contents

DIMENSION I. WHY AND HOW WE WORK. Part A. Foundations of Human Differences. Part B. Strategies for Increasing Individual Performance in Organizational Settings. Part C. Satisfaction and Emotion in Organizational Life. DIMENSION II. THINKING AND MAKING DECISIONS. Part A. Foundations of Social Cognition. Part B. Perceiving Ourselves and the Work Situation. Part C. Making Rational and Irrational Decisions. Part D. Making Ethical and Unethical Decisions. DIMENSION III. INTERACTING WITH OTHERS: SOCIAL AND GROUP PROCESSES. Part A. Foundations of Conformity, Obedience, and Persuasion. Part B. Organizational Socialization and Commitment. Part C. Organizational Culture. Part D. Managing Person-Organizational Conflicts. Part E. Power, Influence, and Interpersonal Attraction. Part F. Group Processes. DIMENSION IV. FACING THE FUTURE: CREATIVITY, INNOVATION, AND ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP. Part A. Foundations of Creativity. Part B. Managing Creativity and Innovation in Organizations. Part C. Leadership and Change.show more

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