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Overview

Managing Behavior in Organizations provides a brief tour of the scientific and practical highlights of organizational behavior (OB).

The Field of Organizational Behavior; Organizational Justice, Ethics, and Corporate Social Responsibility; Psychological Processes in Organizations: Personality, Perception, and Learning; Coping with Organizational Life: Emotions and Stress; Work-Related Attitudes: Prejudice, Job Satisfaction, and Organizational Commitment; What Motivates People to Work?; Interpersonal Behavior in the Workplace; Organizational Communication; Group Processes and Work Teams; Making Decisions in Organizations; The Quest for Leadership; Culture, Creativity, and Innovation; Designing Effective Organizations; Managing Organizational Change: Strategic Planning and Organizational Development

MARKET: For readers who have no special background or training in the social sciences to use as a stand-alone guide to the essentials of OB.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132743228
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 8/14/2012
  • Edition description: Student
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 504
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 6.80 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. 1 Introduction 2
Ch. 1 The Field of Organizational Behavior 2
Ch. 2 Organizational Justice, Ethics, and Corporate Social Responsibility 34
Pt. 2 Individual Behavior 72
Ch. 3 Individual Processes: Personality, Emotions, Perception, and Learning 72
Ch. 4 Coping with Organizational Life: Stress and Careers 112
Ch. 5 Work-Related Attitudes: Prejudice, Job Satisfaction, and Organizational Commitment 154
Ch. 6 What Motivates People to Work? 186
Pt. 3 Group Behavior 220
Ch. 7 Interpersonal Behavior in the Workplace 220
Ch. 8 Organizational Communication 254
Ch. 9 Group Processes and Work Teams 286
Ch. 10 Making Decisions in Organizations 322
Ch. 11 The Quest for Leadership 358
Pt. 4 Organizational Processes 392
Ch. 12 Culture, Creativity, and Innovation 392
Ch. 13 Designing Effective Organizations 422
Ch. 14 Managing Organizational Change: Strategic Planning and Organizational Development 456
Integrative Case: The Columbia Space Shuttle Disaster: Organizational Behavior as a Matter of Life and Death 488
Index 498
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