Organizational Behavior: Key Concepts, Skills and Best Practices

Organizational Behavior: Key Concepts, Skills and Best Practices

by Angelo Kinicki, Robert Kreitner

Paperback(Older Edition)



In addition to facilitating active learning, Organizational Behavior: Key Concepts, Skills & Best Practices meets the needs of those instructors looking for a brief, paperback text for their OB course, who do not want to sacrifice content or pedagogy. This book provides lean and efficient coverage of topics such as diversity in organizations, ethics, and globalization, which are recommended by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Timely chapter-opening vignettes, interactive exercises integrated into each chapter, four-color presentation, lively writing style, captioned color photos, cartoons, and real-world in-text examples make Organizational Behavior: Key Concepts, Skills & Best Practices the right choice for today’s business/management student. The topical flow of this 16-chapter text goes from micro (individuals) to macro (groups, teams, and organizations). Mixing and matching chapters and topics within chapters in various combinations is possible and encouraged to create optimum teaching/learning experiences.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780072829327
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 01/28/2005
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 448

About the Author

Angelo Kinicki is a professor of management at Arizona State University. He received the Instructor of the Year Award for executive Education from the center for executive development in the college of business administration at ASU.

Robert Kreitner is a Senior Lecturer in Management at Arizona State university. He is a popular speaker who has addressed a diverse array of audiences worldwide on topics including the 21st century workplace.

Table of Contents

Part I: Managing People in a Global Economy
Ch. 1: Needed: People-Centered Managers and Workplaces
Appendix A: Ethics Learning Module
Ch. 2: Organizational Culture, Socialization, and Mentoring
Ch. 3: Developing Global Managers
Part II: Managing Individuals
Ch. 4: Understanding Social Perception and Managing Diversity
Ch. 5: Appreciating Individual Differences: Self-Concept, Personality, Emotions
Ch. 6: Motivation I: Needs, Job Design, and Satisfaction
Ch. 7: Motivation II: Equity, Expectancy, and Goal Setting
Ch. 8: Improving Performance with Feedback, Rewards, and Positive Reinforcement
Part III: Making Decisions and Managing Social Processes
Ch. 9: Effective Groups and Teamwork
Ch. 10: Making Decisions
Ch. 11: Managing Conflict and Negotiating
Part IV: Managing Organizational Processes
Ch. 12: Communicating in the Internet Age
Ch. 13: Influence, Power, and Politics: An Organizational Survival Kit
Ch. 14: Leadership
Part V: Managing Evolving Organizations
Ch. 15: Designing Effective Organizations
Ch. 16: Managing Change and Organizational Learning

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