Organizational Behavior

Organizational Behavior

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by Stephen P. Robbins, Timothy A. Judge
     
 

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This highly reputable book continues to provide the most comprehensive, reality-based review of organizational behavior of its kind. Fully engaging readers with its lively, conversational style, it helps readers explain and predict behavior in organizations—pivoting discussions around three levels of analysis: the individual, the group, and…  See more details below

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This highly reputable book continues to provide the most comprehensive, reality-based review of organizational behavior of its kind. Fully engaging readers with its lively, conversational style, it helps readers explain and predict behavior in organizations—pivoting discussions around three levels of analysis: the individual, the group, and the organization system. It has been revised to reflect recent research developments and findings in business practice and offers the latest in technology with CD-ROM and Internet support. The book provides a complete review of organizational behavior as it relates to the foundations of individual and group behavior, the role of personality and emotions, motivation and communication, human resource policies and practices and organizational dynamics. For those in management, public administration, psychology, social work, political science and education who deal with individual and group dynamics.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132079648
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
01/01/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
752
Product dimensions:
8.54(w) x 10.79(h) x 1.02(d)

Meet the Author

Stephen P. Robbins received his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona. He previously worked for Shell Oil Company and Reynolds Metals Company and has taught at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Concordia University in Montreal, the University of Baltimore, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, and San Diego State University. He is currently professor emeritus in management at San Diego State.

Dr. Robbins’s research interests have focused on conflict, power, and politics in organizations, behavioral decision making, and the development of effective interpersonal skills. His articles on these and other topics have appeared in such journals as Business Horizons, California Management Review, Business and Economic Perspectives, International Management, Management Review, Canadian Personnel and Industrial Relations, and The Journal of Management Education.

Dr. Robbins is the world’s best-selling textbook author in the areas of management and organizational behavior. His books have sold more than 7 million copies and have been translated into 20 languages. His books are currently used at more than 1,500 U.S. colleges and universities, as well as hundreds of schools throughout Canada, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, Asia, and Europe.

Dr. Robbins also participates in masters track competition. Since turning 50 in 1993, he’s won 23 national championships and 14 world titles. He was inducted into the U.S. Masters Track & Field Hall of Fame in 2005.

Timothy A. Judge earned his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His past academic experience includes working at the University of Notre Dame, King Abdulaziz University in Saudi Arabia, University College in London, the University of Florida, the University of Iowa, Cornell University, Charles University in the Czech Republic, Comenius University in Slovakia, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Dr. Judge has published more than 154 articles in journals such as Journal of Organizational Behavior, Personnel Psychology, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, European Journal of Personality, and European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology. He serves as Director of Research for Stay Metrics Corporation, linking his research with application in the trucking industry.

Dr. Judge is a fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Academy of Management, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and the American Psychological Society.

In 1995, Dr. Judge received the Ernest J. McCormick Award for Distinguished Early Career Contributions from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. In 2001, he received the Larry L. Cummings Award for mid-career contributions from the Organizational Behavior Division of the Academy of Management. In 2007, he received the Professional Practice Award from the Institute of Industrial and Labor Relations at the University of Illinois. In 2008, he received the University of Florida Doctoral Mentoring Award. And in 2012, he received the Editorial Board of the European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology (EJWOP) best paper of the year award.

In addition to Organizational Behavior, Dr. Judge has co-authored Staffing Organizations, 8th ed. (Mishawaka, IN: Pangloss Industries, 2015).

Although he cannot keep up (literally!) with Dr. Robbins’ accomplishments on the track, Dr. Judge enjoys golf, cooking and baking, literature (he’s a particular fan of Thomas Hardy and is a member of the Thomas Hardy Society), and keeping up with his three children, who range in age from adult to middle school.

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