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Cases in Organizational Behavior has been designed to help readers develop an understanding of, and appreciation for, the various challenges, dilemmas, and constraints that decision makers face in real organizational settings. The cases are made up of actual events and address globalization, managing a diverse workforce, motivation, and leadership.Together, these cases provide students with the opportunity to practice and hone analytical skills, decision making skills, application skills, planning skills, and oral communication skills.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412909297
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 7/28/2005
  • Series: Ivey Casebook Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 312
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Gerard Seijts is Assistant Professor and has taught undergraduate and MBA courses in organizational behavior, human resource management, leading change, managerial negotiations, behavioral decision-making, staffing, and performance management. His research activities, spanning several journal articles, book chapters, and conference papers, cover a wide range of topics including goal setting on complex tasks, training and development, organizational justice and fair employment strategies, performance appraisal, and team processes. He is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Organizational Behaviour and the Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science. Gerard is past division chair of the Human Resources Division of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada. Dr/ Seijts’ research has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Organizational Behaviour, Human Performance, Journal of Business Ethics, Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, Canadian Psychology, the Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, Applied Psychology: An International Review, and the International Journal for Academic Development. Several of his research papers have received awards. In 1999, Dr. Seijts received the Associates Award for excellence in both teaching and research.

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Table of Contents

Introduction to the Ivey Casebook Series - Paul W. Beamish
1. Building Effective Organizations
Trojan Technologies Inc.: Organizational Structuring for Growth and Customer Service
Blinds To Go: Staffing Retail Expansion
Five Star Beer - Pay for Performance
Jinjian Garment Factory: Motivating Go-Slow Workers
S-S Technologies Inc. (Compensation) A Dynamic Culture
WestJet Airlines (A): The Culture That Breeds a Passion to Succeed
2. Leading People
Coaching for Exceptional Performance Workshop
Martin Brass Company (A) Tom Fuller, Vice-President, Manufacturing
Intel in China
Chuck MacKinnon
Elise Smart
Macintosh Financial: Sexual Harassment (A)
3. Team Management
Hazelton International
An International Project Manager's Day (A)
eProcure - The Project (A)
Spar Applied Systems (A)
Richard Ivey School of Business - The LEADER Project (A)
Richard Ivey School of Business - The LEADER Project - Kiev Site (B)
Antar Automobile Company - Part I: The Automation Project
The Leo Burnett Company Ltd.: Virtual Team Management
4. Change Management
Cushy Armchair
Crafting a Vision at Daimler-Chrysler
ABB Poland
China-Canada Lean Swine Project - Changing Local Habits
Salco (China)
Deloitte & Touche: Integrating Arthur Andersen
PETA's "Kentucky Fried Cruelty, Inc." Campaign
Maple Leaf Foods (A): Leading Six Sigma Change
Black & Decker-Eastern Hemisphere and the ADP Initiative (A)
Sandalias Finas de Cuernavaca, S.A.: Total Quality Management (A)
Victoria Hospital Redesign Initiative
About the Editor
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