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Essentials of Organizational Behavior (Study Guide) / Edition 6
     

Essentials of Organizational Behavior (Study Guide) / Edition 6

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by Stephen P. Robbins
 

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ISBN-10: 0130124494

ISBN-13: 9780130124494

Pub. Date: 12/01/1999

Publisher: Pearson

Lively and informative, this masterfully crafted introduction to Organizational Behavior condenses the essentials of the field into a tightly focused presentation. Its clear, concise format makes it a viable alternative to the traditional 600-700 page books currently available and flexible enough to combine with outside cases, readings, and experiential materials.

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Lively and informative, this masterfully crafted introduction to Organizational Behavior condenses the essentials of the field into a tightly focused presentation. Its clear, concise format makes it a viable alternative to the traditional 600-700 page books currently available and flexible enough to combine with outside cases, readings, and experiential materials. Coverage features only the most relevant topics in organizational behavior today, such as TQM; reengineering, technology; empowerment; declining employee loyalty; the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator; virtual and boundaryless organizations; 360-degree performance appraisals; diversity; globalization; ethics; and more. For human resources professionals, business managers/team leaders, and anyone interested in Organizational Behavior and Business Management.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130124494
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
12/01/1999
Edition description:
6TH

Table of Contents

I. PROLOGUE.

1. Introduction to Organizational Behavior.

II. THE INDIVIDUAL IN THE ORGANIZATION.

2. Foundations of Individual Behavior.
3. Personality and Emotions.
4. Basic Motivation Concepts.
5. Motivation: From Concepts to Applications.
6. Individual Decision Making.

III. GROUPS IN THE ORGANIZATION.

7. Foundations of Group Behavior.
8. Understanding Work Teams.
9. Communication.
10. Leadership and Creating Trust.
11. Power and Politics.
12. Conflict and Negotiation.

IV. THE ORGANIZATION SYSTEM.

13. Foundations of Organization Structure.
14. Technology and Work Design.
15. Performance Appraisal and Reward Systems.
16. Organizational Culture.
17. Organizational Change and Development.
Epilogue.
Endnotes.
Glossary/Index.

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