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Behavior in Organizations: Understanding and Managing the Human Side of Work / Edition 6
     

Behavior in Organizations: Understanding and Managing the Human Side of Work / Edition 6

by Jerald Greenberg
 

ISBN-10: 0135217253

ISBN-13: 9780135217252

Pub. Date: 10/28/1996

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

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

Overview

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:
9780135217252
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
10/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
636
Product dimensions:
8.85(w) x 11.14(h) x 1.13(d)

Table of Contents

PART I ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR: AN INTRODUCTION 1(69)
CHAPTER 1 The Nature and Study of Organizations
1(32)
CHAPTER 2 Work in the Twenty-First Century: The Changing World of People and Organizations
33(37)
PART II BASIC HUMAN PROCESSES 70(70)
CHAPTER 3 Perception and Learning: Understanding and Adapting to the Work Environment
70(37)
CHAPTER 4 Individual Differences: Personality and Abilities
107(33)
PART III THE INDIVIDUAL IN THE ORGANIZATION 140(107)
CHAPTER 5 Motivation in Organizations
140(35)
CHAPTER 6 Work-Related Attitudes: Feelings About Jobs, Organizations, and People
175(36)
CHAPTER 7 Career Development and Work Stress
211(36)
PART IV GROUP PROCESSES 247(153)
CHAPTER 8 Group Dynamics and Teamwork
247(40)
CHAPTER 9 Interpersonal Communication in Organizations
287(42)
CHAPTER 10 Decision Making in Organizations
329(38)
CHAPTER 11 Helping, Cooperation, and Conflict in Organizations
367(33)
PART V INFLUENCING OTHERS 400(68)
CHAPTER 12 Influence, Power, and Politics in Organizations
400(37)
CHAPTER 13 Leadership: Its Nature and Impact in Organizations
431(37)
PART VI ORGANIZATIONAL PROCESSES 468
CHAPTER 14 The Work Environment: Culture and Technology
468(35)
CHAPTER 15 Organizational Structure and Design
503(40)
CHAPTER 16 Organizational Change and Development
543

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