Organizational Behavior / Edition 15

Organizational Behavior / Edition 15

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by Stephen P. Robbins, Timothy A. Judge
     
 

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, andSee 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:
9780132834872
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/20/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION.

1. What Is Organizational Behavior?

II. THE INDIVIDUAL.

2. Foundations of Individual Behavior.
3. Values, Attitudes, and Job Satisfaction.
4. Personality and Emotions.
5. Perception and Individual Decision Making.
6. Basic Motivation Concepts.
7. Motivation: From Concepts to Applications.

III. THE GROUP.

8. Foundations of Group Behavior.
9. Understanding Work Teams.
10. Communication.
11. Leadership and Trust.
12. Power and Politics.
13. Conflict and Negotiation.

IV. THE ORGANIZATION SYSTEM.

14. Foundations of Organization Structure.
15. Work Design and Technology.
16. Human Resource Policies and Practices.
17. Organizational Culture.

V. ORGANIZATIONAL DYNAMICS.

18. Organizational Change and Stress Management.
Appendix A: The Historical Evolution of Organizational Behavior.
Appendix B: Research in Organizational Behavior.
Name Index.
Organization Index.
Glindex.

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