Organizational Behavior / Edition 6

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Overview

Organisational Behavior, 7e by McShane/Von Glinow helps everyone make sense of Organizational Behavior, and provides the conceptual tools to work more effectively in the workplace. This author duo continue the trailblazing innovations that made previous editions of Organizational Behavior recognised and adopted by the new generation organisational behavior (OB) instructor.

The McShane and Von Glinow product is acclaimed for:

  • Readability, presentation of current knowledge
  • Linking OB concepts and theories with reality
  • Strong International/Global orientation
  • Contemporary Theory Foundation (without the jargon)
  • Active Learning and Critical Thinking Support
  • Textbook&#39s philosophy OB knowledge is for everyone, not just traditional managers.

Organisational Behavior, 7e is written in the context of these emerging workplace realities. This edition explains how emotions are the foundation of employee motivation, attitudes, and decisions; how social networks generate power and shape communication patterns; how self-concept influences individual behavior, team cohesion, and leadership; and how adopting a global mindset has become an important employee characteristic in this increasingly interconnected world. This book also presents the reality that organizational behavior is not just for managers; it is relevant and valuable to anyone who works in and around organizations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780078112645
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 1/13/2012
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 640
  • Sales rank: 191,499
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Steven L. McShane is Winthrop Professor of Management at the University of Western Australia (UWA) Business School, where he receives high teaching ratings from students in Perth, Singapore, Manila, and other cities where UWA offers its programs. He previously taught in the business faculties at Simon Fraser University and Queen’s University in Canada. Steve has conducted executive programs with Nokia, TÜV-SÜD, Wesfarmers Group, Main Roads WA, McGraw-Hill, ALCOA World Alumina Australia, and many other organizations. He is also a popular visiting speaker, having given numerous invited presentations over the past four years to faculty and students in the United States, China, India, Canada, the Philippines, Malaysia, and other countries.

Steve earned his Ph.D. from Michigan State University in organizational behavior, human resource management, and labor relations. He also holds a Master of Industrial Relations from the University of Toronto, and an undergraduate degree from Queen’s University in Canada. Steve is a past President of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (the Canadian equivalent of the Academy of Management) and Director of Graduate Programs in the business faculty at Simon Fraser University.

Along with coauthoring Organizational Behavior, Sixth Edition, Steve is coauthor of M: Organizational Behavior (2012) with Mary Ann Von Glinow; Organisational Behaviour on the Pacific Rim, Third Edition (2010) with Mara Olekahns (University of Melbourne) and Tony Travaglione (Curtin University); and Canadian Organizational Behaviour, Eighth Edition (2013) with Sandra Steen (University of Regina). Steve is also coauthor of editions or translations of his organizational behavior book in China, India, Quebec, Taiwan, and Brazil. Steve has published several dozen articles and conference papers on workplace values, training transfer, organizational learning, exit-voice-loyalty, employee socialization, wrongful dismissal, media bias in business magazines, ad diverse topics.

Steve enjoys spending his leisure time swimming, body board surfing, canoeing, skiing, and traveling with his wife and two daughters.

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Table of Contents

PART ONE: IntroductionChapter 1: Introduction to the Field of Organizational BehaviorPART TWO: Individual Behavior and ProcessesChapter 2: Individual Behavior, Personality, and ValuesChapter 3: Perceiving Ourselves and Others in OrganizationsChapter 4: Workplace Emotions, Attitudes, and StressChapter 5: Foundations of Employee MotivationChapter 6: Applied Performance PracticesChapter 7: Decision Making and CreativityPART THREE: Team ProcessesChapter 8: Team DynamicsChapter 9: Communicating in Teams and OrganizationsChapter 10: Power and Influence in the WorkplaceChapter 11: Conflict and Negotiation in the WorkplaceChapter 12: Leadership in Organizational SettingsPART FOUR: Organizational ProcessesChapter 13: Designing Organizational StructuresChapter 14: Organizational CultureChapter 15: Organizational ChangeAdditional CasesAppendix A: Theory Building and Systematic Research MethodsAppendix B: Scoring Keys for Self-Assessment Activities (available online)

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