People at Work: Human Behavior in Organizations / Edition 5

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Overview

People at Work balances concepts and applications in its analysis of the psychological and social issues people face in the workplace.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780314200419
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 7/14/1999
  • Edition description: 5TH
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 416
  • Sales rank: 1,347,914
  • Product dimensions: 8.19 (w) x 10.31 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Meet the Author

An active author, Dr. Paul R. Timm has written dozens of articles and 31 books distributed worldwide by Prentice-Hall, South-Western College Publishing, Career Press, and Crisp Publications. His books have been translated into six languages and have been purchased in large quantities by companies such as AT&T, Staples and others. Dr. Timm served as president and partner in two training companies. Under his leadership these companies conducted seminars reaching as many as 7000 people a month across the U.S., Canada, Australia and New Zealand. He now does selective independent training and consulting for organizations in the U.S. and Europe. He earned university degrees from the State University of New York at Buffalo (BA), Ohio University (Master's) and Florida State University (Ph.D. in Communication and Management). T

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Table of Contents

PART I: HUMAN BEHAVIOR. 1. The Study of Human Behavior in Organizations: A Key to Career Success. PART II: PEOPLE. 2. Human Perception and Human Relations. 3. Basic Principles of Human Needs and Motivation. 4. Creating a Motivational Environment. PART III: ORGANIZATIONS. 5. Organization Structure. 6. Training and Development: Yourself and Others. 7. The Human Side of Organizations. PART IV: LEADERSHIP. 8. The Driving Force: Leadership. 9. Developing a Leadership Style That Works. 10. Motivating with Compensation and Other Rewards. PART V: COMMUNICATION. 11. Understanding Communication at Work. 12. Interpersonal Communication: Being Effective with People. 13. Effective Teamwork in Organizations. PART VI: WORKFORCE ISSUES. 14. Workforce Issues: Diversity, Socialization, and Stress. 15. Perspectives on Cultural Socialization. 16. Coping with Personal Stress. 17. Your Career in the Information Age.
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