Organizational Behavior: Improving Performance and Commitment in the Workplace / Edition 2

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Overview

The introductory section of Colquitt contains two chapters not found in the beginning of other books: Job Performance and Organizational Commitment. Why is this important? Being good at one’s job and wanting to stay with one’s employer are critical concerns for employees and managers alike. This book takes a unique approach by highlighting the concepts of PEFORMANCE and COMMITMENT at the beginning of the book. After describing these topics in detail, every remaining chapter in the book concludes by linking that chapter’s major topic to performance and commitment. Using this approach, students can better appreciate the practical relevance of organizational behavior concepts.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780078137174
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 2/12/2010
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 768
  • Sales rank: 708,138
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: What is Organizational Behavior?

Ch. 1: What is Organizational Behavior?
Ch. 2: Job Performance Ch. 3: Organizational Commitment

Part 2: Individual Mechanisms

Ch. 4: Job Satisfaction Ch. 5: Stress Ch. 6: Motivation Ch. 7: Trust, Justice and Ethics Ch. 8: Learning and Decision Making

Part 3: Individual Characteristics

Ch. 9: Personality and Cultural Values Ch. 10: Ability

Part 4: Group Mechanisms

Ch. 11: Teams: Characteristics and Diversity Ch. 12: Teams: Processes and Communication Ch. 13: Leadership: Power and Negotiation Ch. 14: Leadership: Traits, Styles and Behaviors

Part 5: Organizational Mechanisms

Ch. 15: Organizational Structure Ch. 16: Organizational Culture

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