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This comprehensive textbook adopts a psychological perspective to take a fresh look at organisational behaviour. It is a suitable text for accompanying undergraduate psychology courses, providing both the necessary grounding for the student and a realistic backdrop to contextualize theories and add a real-life dimension. Human resource managers should also find this book of interest.; Using a series of boxed illustrations and tables to enhance the text, the author presents the basic tools for understanding organisational psychology and helps readers to understand and grapple with the issues faced by researchers in the field. Special sections are provided on research, human resources and cross-culturalism at the end of each chapter.
* A comprehensive, up-to-date and integrated introduction to organizational psychology for students
* The author is both a gifted educator/author and a leading researcher in the field
* Abundant student exercises and summary tales
What is organizational behaviour?; the history of organizational psychology and the study of OB; vocational choice, organizational selection and socialization; personality and individual differences; work-related Attitudes, Values And Perceptions; Work Motivation And Satisfaction; stress at work; co-operation, power and ethical behaviour in organizations; group dynamics; decision-making; leadership; corporate culture and climate; organizational structure, change and development; working abroad; the future of work.