Behavior in Organizations / Edition 7

Behavior in Organizations / Edition 7

by Jerald Greenberg, Robert A. Baron
     
 

This book provides readers with basic information about human beings and their behavior within the context of a business environment. It includes such issues as how to motivate people, how to give them feedback on their performance, how to influence them, and how to help them cope with stress. By examining the factors that contribute to an ever-changing business… See more details below

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This book provides readers with basic information about human beings and their behavior within the context of a business environment. It includes such issues as how to motivate people, how to give them feedback on their performance, how to influence them, and how to help them cope with stress. By examining the factors that contribute to an ever-changing business world, it will teach readers to develop, train, and motivate high-performance employees in a world of constant change. The Field of Organizational Behavior. Perception and Learning. Individual Work Differences. Motivation in Organizations. Managing Your Own Behavior. Group Dynamics and Teamwork. Decision Making in Organizations. Social and Deviant Behaviors in Organizations. Leading and Coaching Others. Culture, Creativity, and Innovation. Organizational Structure and Design. Technology in Organizations. For managers, or anyone else, who are interested in organizational behavior.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130850263
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
08/09/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
8.77(w) x 11.15(h) x 1.27(d)

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1The Nature and Study of Organizations1
Ch. 2Work in the Twenty-First Century: The Changing World of People and Organizations33
Ch. 3Perception and Learning: Understanding and Adapting to the Work Environment70
Ch. 4Individual Differences: Personality and Abilities107
Ch. 5Motivation in Organizations140
Ch. 6Work-Related Attitudes: Feelings About Jobs, Organizations, and People175
Ch. 7Career Development and Work Stress211
Ch. 8Group Dynamics and Teamwork247
Ch. 9Interpersonal Communication in Organizations287
Ch. 10Decision Making in Organizations329
Ch. 11Helping, Cooperation, and Conflict in Organizations367
Ch. 12Influence, Power, and Politics in Organizations400
Ch. 13Leadership: Its Nature and Impact in Organizations431
Ch. 14The Work Environment: Culture and Technology468
Ch. 15Organizational Structure and Design503
Ch. 16Organizational Change and Development543

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