Organizational Behavior: Understanding and Managing / Edition 2

Organizational Behavior: Understanding and Managing / Edition 2

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by Jennifer M. George, Gareth Jones
     
 

ISBN-10: 0201350637

ISBN-13: 9780201350630

Pub. Date: 08/10/1998

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

Designed to help readers function effectively as managers, this book emphasizes behavior skills, situational analysis, and applies the lessons of organizational behavior. The in-depth macro content offers three chapters on motivation, covering important topics such as performance appraisal, social information processing, career management, and dual career couples.

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Designed to help readers function effectively as managers, this book emphasizes behavior skills, situational analysis, and applies the lessons of organizational behavior. The in-depth macro content offers three chapters on motivation, covering important topics such as performance appraisal, social information processing, career management, and dual career couples. This new edition adds topics pertinent to all managers today, including ethics, sexual harassment, and cross-cultural communication. Practical applications of organizational behavior theories can be found in the Advice to Managers and Insight boxes in each chapter. A unique chapter on managing global organizations will be of particular interest. With its state-of-the-art coverage and hands-on perspective, here is an ideal choice for those looking for a strong foundation in organizational behavior.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201350630
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Publication date:
08/10/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
709
Product dimensions:
8.28(w) x 10.36(h) x 1.25(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Organizational Behavior and Management
1(34)
PART I INDIVIDUALS IN ORGANIZATIONS 35(295)
Chapter 2 Individual Differences: Personality and Ability
35(35)
Chapter 3 The Experience of Work: Values, Attitudes, and Moods
70(35)
Chapter 4 Perception, Attribution, and the Management of Diversity
105(41)
Chapter 5 Learning in Organizations
146(35)
Chapter 6 The Nature of Work Motivation
181(34)
Chapter 7 Motivation Tools I: Job Design and Goal Setting
215(36)
Chapter 8 Motivation Tools II: Performance Appraisal, Pay, and Careers
251(39)
Chapter 9 Stress and Work-Life Linkages
290(40)
PART II GROUPS AND ORGANIZATIONAL PROCESSES 330(197)
Chapter 10 The Nature of Work Groups
330(38)
Chapter 11 Efective Work Groups
368(33)
Chapter 12 Leadership
401(44)
Chapter 13 Communication
445(40)
Chapter 14 Decision Making
485(42)
PART III INTERGROUP RELATIONS AND THE ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT 527(187)
Chapter 15 Organizational Structure and Culture
527(43)
Chapter 16 Determinants of Organizational Structure and Culture
570(35)
Chapter 17 Managing Global Organizations
605(39)
Chapter 18 Power, Politics, and Conflict
644(33)
Chapter 19 Organizational Change and Development
677(37)
Appendix Research Methods in Organizational Behavior 714

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