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Essentials of Organizational Behavior
     

Essentials of Organizational Behavior

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by Stephen P. Robbins
 

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This book features only the most relevant topics in organizational behavior today, such as TQM; reengineering, technology; empowerment; declining employee loyalty; the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator; virtual and boundaryless organizations; 360-degree performance appraisals; diversity; globalization; ethics; and more. Lively and informative, this masterfully crafted

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This book features only the most relevant topics in organizational behavior today, such as TQM; reengineering, technology; empowerment; declining employee loyalty; the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator; virtual and boundaryless organizations; 360-degree performance appraisals; diversity; globalization; ethics; and more. Lively and informative, this masterfully crafted introduction condenses the essentials of the field into a tightly focused presentation. A four-part organization covers an introduction to organizational behavior, the individual in the organization, groups in the organization, and the organization system. For directors of human resource and other individuals in a variety of managerial positions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135203057
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/01/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
7.53(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Stephen P. Robbins

PhD University of Arizona

Stephen P. Robbins is professor emeritus of management at San Diego State University and the world’s best-selling textbook author in the areas of both management and organizational behavior. His books are used at more than a thousand US colleges and universities, have been translated into 19 languages, and have adapted editions for Canada, Australia, South Africa, and India. Dr. Robbins is also the author of the best-selling books, The Truth About Managing People, 2nd Edition (Financial Times/Prentice Hall, 2008) and Decide & Conquer (Financial Times/Prentice Hall, 2004).

In his “other life,” Dr. Robbins actively participates in masters’ track competitions. Since turning 50 in 1993, he’s won 18 national championships; 12 world titles; and set numerous US and world age-group records at 60, 100, 200, and 400 meters. In 2005, Dr. Robbins was elected into the USA Masters’ Track & Field Hall of Fame.

Timothy A. Judge

PhD University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Timothy A. Judge is currently the Alutto Professor of Leadership at The Ohio State University; and Visiting Professor, Division of Psychology & Language Sciences, University College London. He has held academic positions at the University of Notre Dame, University of Florida, University of Iowa, Cornell University, Charles University in the Czech Republic, Comenius University in Slovakia, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Judge’s primary research interests are in (1) personality, moods, and emotions; (2) job attitudes; (3) leadership and influence behaviors; and (4) careers (person—organization fit, career success). Dr. Judge published more than 154 articles in these and other major topics in journals such as the Academy of Management Journal and the Journal of Applied Psychology. He is a fellow of several organizations, including the American Psychological Association and the Academy of Management. Among the many professional acknowledgments of his work, most recently Dr. Judge was awarded the Academy of Management Human Resources Division’s Scholarly Achievement Award for 2014. Dr. Judge is a co-author of Organizational Behavior, 17th Edition, with Stephen P. Robbins, and Staffing Organizations, 8th Edition, with Herbert G. Heneman III. He is married and has three children–a daughter who is a health care social worker, a daughter who is studying for a master’s degree, and a son in middle school.

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