Management and Organisational Behaviour

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This work describes how the structure of an organization and the people who work in it affect each other. It shows how organizations can be more effective by making better use of their staff.

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Overview

This work describes how the structure of an organization and the people who work in it affect each other. It shows how organizations can be more effective by making better use of their staff.

The book is divided into six parts: management and organizational behaviour

context of the organization

staffing the organization

management as an integrating activity

organizational processes and the execution of work

organizational development and effectiveness. Each chapter contains a short introduction

objectives

a summary of the key points

questions for revision and discussion

and tasks and case studies.

This volume is suitable for students of management or business at pre-undergraduate, undergraduate or postgraduate studies. It is also suitable for students on professional courses and for practising managers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780273688761
  • Publisher: Financial Times Management
  • Publication date: 1/28/2005
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 1120
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 10.40 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Table of Contents

In acknowledgement and appreciation
Acknowledgements for assignments and case studies
Pt. 1 Management and Organisational Behaviour
1 Introduction 3
2 The Nature of Organisational Behaviour 19
3 Approaches to Organisation and Management 51
Pt. 2 The Organisational Setting
4 The Nature of Organisations 95
5 Organisational Goals, Strategy and Responsibilities 125
Pt. 3 The Role of the Manager
6 The Nature of Management 165
7 Managerial Behaviour and Effectiveness 207
8 The Nature of Leadership 252
Pt. 4 The Individual
9 Individual Differences 299
10 The Nature of Learning 349
11 The Process of Perception 385
12 The Nature of Work Motivation 417
Pt. 5 Groups
13 The Nature of Work Groups 461
14 Group Processes and Behaviour 494
Pt. 6 Organisation Structures
15 Organisation Structure and Design 529
16 Patterns of Structure and Work Organisation 563
17 Technology and Organisations 608
Pt. 7 Management of Human Resources
18 Job Satisfaction and Work Performance 645
19 Human Resource Management 684
20 Staffing the Organisation 734
Pt. 8 Improving Organisational Performance
21 Management Control and Power 765
22 Organisation Development (Culture, Conflict and Change) 798
23 Management Development and Organisational Effectiveness 843
Glossary 899
Index 913
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