Managing Behavior in Organizations / Edition 5

Managing Behavior in Organizations / Edition 5

by Jerald Greenberg
     
 

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 andSee more details below

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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.

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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

Preface
Pt. 1Introduction2
Ch. 1The Field of Organizational Behavior2
Ch. 2Organizational Justice, Ethics, and Corporate Social Responsibility34
Pt. 2Individual Behavior72
Ch. 3Individual Processes: Personality, Emotions, Perception, and Learning72
Ch. 4Coping with Organizational Life: Stress and Careers112
Ch. 5Work-Related Attitudes: Prejudice, Job Satisfaction, and Organizational Commitment154
Ch. 6What Motivates People to Work?186
Pt. 3Group Behavior220
Ch. 7Interpersonal Behavior in the Workplace220
Ch. 8Organizational Communication254
Ch. 9Group Processes and Work Teams286
Ch. 10Making Decisions in Organizations322
Ch. 11The Quest for Leadership358
Pt. 4Organizational Processes392
Ch. 12Culture, Creativity, and Innovation392
Ch. 13Designing Effective Organizations422
Ch. 14Managing Organizational Change: Strategic Planning and Organizational Development456
Integrative Case: The Columbia Space Shuttle Disaster: Organizational Behavior as a Matter of Life and Death488
Index498

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