Organizational Behavior: Improving Performance and Commitment in the Workplace / Edition 3

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Overview

Now in its fourth edition, Colquitt-LePine-Wesson continues to offer a novel and innovative approach to teaching organisational behavior. The focus, tone, and organisation of the book shows students that:

  • OB really matters - The book opens with two chapters barely covered in other texts: job performance and organisational commitment. Those topics are critical to managers and students alike, and represent two of the most critical outcomes in OB. Each successive chapter then links that chapter&#39s topic back to those outcomes, illustrating why OB matters in today&#39s organisations.
  • OB topics all fit together - The book is structured around an integrative model, shown on the back cover and spotlighted in the first chapter, that provides a roadmap for the course. The model illustrates how individual, team, leader, and organisational factors shape employee attitudes, and how those attitudes impact performance and commitment. In this way, the model reminds students where they are, where they&#39ve been, and where they&#39re going.
  • OB is all around them - The book includes innovative insert box features that students actually enjoy reading. OB on Screen uses scenes from popular films, such as Skyfall, Lincoln, 42, Moneyball, and Argo to demonstrate OB topics. OB at the Bookstore draws a bridge to popular business books, including Quiet, the Charisma Myth, Lean In, and the Happiness Project.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780078029356
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 1/27/2012
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 632
  • Sales rank: 298,025
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

PART 1: INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR Chapter 1: What is Organizational Behavior? Chapter 2: Job PerformanceChapter 3: Organizational CommitmentPART 2: INDIVIDUAL MECHANISMSChapter 4: Job SatisfactionChapter 5: StressChapter 6: MotivationChapter 7: Trust, Justice, and EthicsChapter 8: Learning and Decision MakingPART 3: INDIVIDUAL CHARACTERISTICSChapter 9: Personality and Cultural ValuesChapter 10: AbilityPART 4: GROUP MECHANISMSChapter 11: Teams: Characteristics and DiversityChapter 12: Teams: Processes and CommunicationChapter 13: Leadership: Power and NegotiationChapter 14: Leadership: Styles and BehaviorsPART 5: ORGANIZATIONAL MECHANISMSChapter 15: Organizational StructureChapter 16: Organizational Culture

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