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Organizational Behavior / Edition 6

Organizational Behavior / Edition 6

by John R. Schermerhorn Jr., Hunt, Richard N. Osborn


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ISBN-13: 9780471154167
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/28/1996
Series: Management Series
Edition description: 6TH
Pages: 624
Product dimensions: 8.39(w) x 10.31(h) x 0.98(d)

About the Author

Dr. John R. Schermerhorn Jr. is the Charles G. O'Bleness Professor of Management in the College of Business Administration at Ohio University. He holds a PhD in organization behavior from Northwestern University, and MBA ( with distinction) from New York University, and a BS from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He received an honorary doctorate from the University of Pecs (Hungary) in recognition of his international contributions to management research and education, and presently serves as Adjunct Professor of Management at the National University of Ireland at Galway and a member of the Graduate faculty at Bangkok University in Thailand. He has also held appointments as the Kohei Miura Visiting Professor at Chubu University Japan, Visiting Professor o9f Management at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Visiting Scholar at Liaoning University in China and the Technical University of Wroclaw in Poland. At Ohio University he has been Director of the Center for Southeast Asia Studies and on-site Coordinator of EMBA and MBA programs in Malaysia,. Dr. Schermerhorn has won awards for teaching excellence at Tulane University, the University of Vermont, and Ohio University, where he has been named a University Professor, the university's leading award for undergraduate teaching. He is the author or co-author of numerous journal articles, book chapters, and proceedings. His other Wiley books include Management (Eighth Edition, 2005 ), Core Concepts of Management (2004), and Core Concepts of Organizational Behavior (Wiley, 2004).

Dr.James G. (Jerry) Hunt is the Paul Whitfield Horn Professor of Management, Trinity Company Professor inLeadership, Professor of Health Organization management, Director, Institute for Leadership Research, and Former department chair of Management, Texas Tech University. He received his PhD and master's degrees from the University of Illinois after completing a BS (with honors) at Michigan Technological University. Dr. Hunt has co-authored an organization theory text and Basic Organizational Behavior (Wiley , 1998) and has authored or co-authored three leadership monographs, He founded the Leadership Symposia Series and co-edited the eight volumes based on the series. He has presented or published nearly 200 articles, papers, and book chapters, and among his most recent books are Leadership: A New Synthesis, published by sage, and out-of-the-Box Leadership, published by JAI. The former was a finalist for the Academy of Management's 1993 Terry Distinguished Book Award. Recently, Dr. Hunt received the Distinguished Service Award from the Academy of Management, the Sustained Outstanding Service Award from the Southern Management Association, and the Barnie E. Rushing. Jr. Distinguished Researcher Award from Texas Tech University for his long-term contributions to management research and scholarship. He has lived and taught in England and Finland, and taught in China.

Dr. Richard N. Osborn is a Distinguished Professor at Wayne State University in the School of Business Administration and formerly a Board of Governors Faculty Fellow. He has received teaching awards at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and Wayne State University, and he has also taught at Monash University (Australia), Tulane University, and the University of Washington. He received a DBA from Kent State University after earning an MBA at Washington State University and a BS from India University. With over 175 presentations and publications, he is a charter member of the Academy of Management Journals Hall of Fame. Dr. Osborn is a leading authority on international alliances in technology-intensive industries and is co-author of an organization theory text and Basic Organization Behavior (John Wiley & Sons 1995, 1998). He has served as a member of the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Journal, Technology Studies, Journal of High Technology Management, The Academy of Management Review, The Journal of Management Review, The Journal of Management and editor of international strategy for the Journal of World Business. He is very active in the Academy of Management, having served a divisional program chair and president, as well as the Academy representative for the International Federation of Scholarly Association of Management. Dr. Osborn's research has been sponsored by the Department of Defense, Ford Motor Company, National Science Foundation, Nissan , and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, among others, In addition to teaching, Dr. Osborn spent a number of years in private industry, including a position as a senior research Scientist with the Battelle Memorial Institute in Seattle, where he worked on improving the safety of commercial nuclear power.

Table of Contents

Organizational Behavior Today.
The High Performance Workplace.
Global Dimensions of Organizational Behavior.
Diversity and Individual Differences.
Perception and Attribution.
Motivation and Reinforcement (combines old 5 & 7).
Human Resource Management Systems.
High Performance Job Designs.
The Nature of Groups.
Teamwork and High Performance Teams.
Basic Attributes of Organizations.
Information Technology and Organizational Design.
High Performance Organizational Cultures.
High Performance Leadership (Ch. 15 the old edition).
Power and Politics (Ch. 14 in old edition).
Information and Communication.
Decision Making.
Conflict and Negotiation.
Change, Innovation and Stress.
MODULE: Research Foundations of Organizational Behavior (no changes from last edition).
Cases for Critical Thinking.
Experiential Exercises.
Self-Assessment Inventories.

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