Organizational Behavior: Foundations, Realities, and Challenges with CD-ROM and InfoTrac / Edition 5

Organizational Behavior: Foundations, Realities, and Challenges with CD-ROM and InfoTrac / Edition 5

by Debra L. Nelson, James C. Quick
     
 

ISBN-10: 0324322410

ISBN-13: 9780324322415

Pub. Date: 02/01/2002

Publisher: South-Western

Organizational Behavior clearly illustrates how a sound understanding of organizational behavior can help students successfully navigate the complexities of today's organizations. The text itself is grounded in the theory of the field, cultivating an understanding of the scientific foundation of organization behavior. That foundation is then applied to the…  See more details below

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Organizational Behavior clearly illustrates how a sound understanding of organizational behavior can help students successfully navigate the complexities of today's organizations. The text itself is grounded in the theory of the field, cultivating an understanding of the scientific foundation of organization behavior. That foundation is then applied to the contemporary realities of today's business environment through in depth and insightful explorations of some of today's most compelling organizations. Throughout the text students are challenged to think critically about the material at hand and their own attitudes, refining the organization behavior tools that they will continually develop and employ throughout their careers. The prevailing theme of the text is change and the demands it places on people and organizations to grow and adjust while maintaining well being in an environment of constant and rapid change. Expertly written with a vibrant illustrations and design, Organizational Behavior, Fourth Edition is sure to engage your students.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324322415
Publisher:
South-Western
Publication date:
02/01/2002
Pages:
784

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. IIntroduction1
Ch. 1Organizational Behavior2
Ch. 2Organizations 2001 and Managerial Challenges34
Pt. IIIndividual Processes and Behavior75
Ch. 3Personality, Perception, and Atribution76
Ch. 4Attitudes, Values, and Ethics110
Ch. 5Motivation in Organizations140
Ch. 6Learning and Performance Management170
Ch. 7Stress and Well-Being at Work200
Pt. IIIInterpersonal Processes and Behavior231
Ch. 8Communication232
Ch. 9Work Groups and Teams264
Ch. 10Decision Making by Individuals and Groups294
Ch. 11Power and Political Behavior328
Ch. 12Leadership and Followership356
Ch. 13Conflict at Work388
Pt. IVOrganizational Processes and Structure423
Ch. 14Jobs and the Design of Work424
Ch. 15Organizational Design and Structure454
Ch. 16Organizational Culture486
Ch. 17Career Management518
Ch. 18Managing Change548
Appendix How Do We Know What We Know about Organizational Behavior?A-1
GlossaryG-1
Name IndexI-1
Company IndexI-5
Subject IndexI-9

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