Managing Behavior in Organizations / Edition 5

Managing Behavior in Organizations / Edition 5

by Jerald Greenberg
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131359827

ISBN-13: 9780131359826

Pub. Date: 02/01/2010

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This excellent paperback provides a brief, yet comprehensive tour of the scientific and practical highlights of organizational behavior (OB). It gets right to the point by focusing on essential concepts and practices that those in business really need to know. It allows readers to understand and appreciate the essentials of OB as a practical and

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This excellent paperback provides a brief, yet comprehensive tour of the scientific and practical highlights of organizational behavior (OB). It gets right to the point by focusing on essential concepts and practices that those in business really need to know. It allows readers to understand and appreciate the essentials of OB as a practical and scientific field by providing a good balance between research/theory and practical applications for the concepts presented. A long list of cutting-edge topics are covered in this easy-to-understand, conversationally-written book. It includes integrated coverage of Internet/Web-based organizational behavior concepts with special treatment of e-commerce, and includes practical tips and suggestions telling readers how to apply OB in their own jobs. Coverage includes: individual behavior, group behavior, and organizational processes. A especially handy reference for practicing managers and executives in corporate training programs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131359826
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
02/01/2010
Pages:
525
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: INTRODUCTION

Chapter 1: The Field of Organizational Behavior

Chapter 2: Organizational Justice, Ethics, and Corporate Social Responsibility

Part Two: INDIVIDUAL BEHAVIOR

Chapter 3: Psychological Processes in Organizations: Personality, Perception, and Learning

Chapter 4: Coping with Organizational Life: Emotions and Stress

Chapter 5: Work-Related Attitudes: Prejudice, Job Satisfaction, and Organizational Commitment

Chapter 6: What Motivates People to Work?

Part Three: GROUP BEHAVIOR

Chapter 7: Interpersonal Behavior in the Workplace

Chapter 8: Organizational Communication

Chapter 9: Group Processes and Work Teams

Chapter 10: Making Decisions in Organizations

Chapter 11: The Quest for Leadership

Part Four: ORGANIZATIONAL PROCESSES

Chapter 12: Culture, Creativity, and Innovation

Chapter 13: Designing Effective Organizations

Chapter 14: Managing Organizational Change: Strategic Planning and Organizational Development

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