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|Author||: Paul Hersey,Kenneth H. Blanchard,Dewey E. Johnson|
|Editor||: Prentice Hall|
Used by more than a million people throughout the world, this highly readable book provides a comprehensive examination of the applied behavioral sciences, and focuses on fundamental ideas which have stood the test of years of application in academic, business, not-for-profit and administrative environments. Complete coverage of motivation and behavior, situational leadership, building effective relationships, planning and implementing change, leadership strategies, the organizational cone and integrating situational leadership with the Classics. For individuals interested in expanding their knowledge of, and proficiency in leadership strategies.
|Author||: Paul E. Smith,Wendy Yellowley,Christopher J. McLachlan|
Clear, concise, and written by experts currently lecturing in the field, Organizational Behaviour focuses exclusively on what you need to know for success in your business course and today’s global economy. The text brings together a vast range of ideas, models, and concepts on organizational behaviour from an array of fields, such as psychology, sociology, history, economics, and politics. This information is presented in bite-sized, digestible pieces to create an accessible and engaging style that makes it the perfect text for introductory courses covering organizations. Key features include: a clear and thought-provoking introduction to organizational behaviour relevant, cutting-edge case studies with global focus hot topics such as eOrganizations, ethics, and diversity, keeping you up-to-date with current business thinking further reading, summaries, activities, key theme boxes, and review questions to help reinforce your understanding This textbook will be a valuable resource for students of business and management studies, organization studies, psychology, and sociology.
|Author||: J Stewart Black,David S Bright,Donald G Gardner|
A less-expensive grayscale paperback version is available. Search for ISBN 9781680922875. The field of management and organizational behavior exists today in a constant state of evolution and change. Casual readers of publications like the New York Times, The Economist and the Wall Street Journal will learn about the dynamic nature of organizations in today's ever-changing business environment. Organizational Behavior is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of the introductory course on Organizational Behavior. This is a traditional approach to organizational behavior. The table of contents of this book was designed to address two main themes. What are the variables that affect how, when, where, and why managers perform their jobs? What theories and techniques are used by successful managers at a variety of organizational levels to achieve and exceed objectives effectively and efficiently throughout their careers? Management is a broad business discipline, and the Organizational Behavior course covers many areas such as individual and group behavior at work, as well as organizational processes such as communication in the workplace and managing conflict and negotiation. No one individual can be an expert in all areas of management, so an additional benefit of this text is that specialists in a variety of areas have authored individual chapters. Finally, we all made an effort to present a balanced approach to gender and diversity throughout the text in the examples used, the photographs selected, and the use of both male and female in alternating chapters when referring to generic managers or employees.
|Author||: Stephen P. Robbins,Timothy A. Judge|
|Editor||: Pearson College Division|
Robbins/Judge provides the research you want, written in reader-friendly language and accompanied with the best-selling self-assessment software, SAL. What Is Organizational Behavior?; Foundations of Individual Behavior; Attitudes and Job Satisfaction; Personality and Values; Perception and Individual Decision Making; Motivation Concepts; Motivation: From Concepts to Applications; Emotions and Moods; Foundations of Group Behavior; Understanding Work Teams; Communication; Basic Approaches to Leadership; Contemporary Issues in Leadership; Power and Politics; Conflict and Negotiation; Foundations of Organization Structure; Organizational Culture; Human Resource Policies and Practices; Organizational Change and Stress Management; Globally accepted and written by one of the most foremost authors in the field, this is a necessary read for all managers, human resource workers, and anyone needing to understand and improve their people skills.
|Author||: Afsaneh Nahavandi,Robert B. Denhardt,Janet V. Denhardt,Maria P. Aristigueta|
|Editor||: SAGE Publications|
Organizational Behavior is a unique text that thoroughly explores the topic of organizational behavior using a strengths-based, action-oriented approach while integrating important topics such as leadership, creativity and innovation, and the global society. Authors Afsaneh Nahavandi, Robert B. Denhardt, Janet V. Denhardt, and Maria P. Aristigueta focus on the interactions among individuals, groups, and organizations to illustrate how various organizational behavior topics fit together. This text challenges students to develop greater personal, interpersonal, and organizational skills in business environments, as well as utilize their own strengths and the strengths of others to achieve organizational commitment and success.
|Author||: O. Jeff Harris,Sandra J. Hartman|
|Editor||: Psychology Press|
This text uses realistic case examples, discussion questions, and self-tests to illustrate principles of workplace psychology. Each chapter begins by posing a difficult work situation, which may be a conflict, a motivation problem, or an issue of diversity, then goes on to discuss principles and theories that apply to the case, covering areas of ethics, problem employees, and organizational culture, as well as neglected areas such as the physical atmosphere of the workplace, the effects of new technologies on workers, and workplace gossip. Harris teaches management at the University of Louisiana- Monroe; Hartman, at the University of New Orleans. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
|Author||: Ray French,Charlotte Rayner,Gary Rees,Sally Rumbles|
|Editor||: Wiley Global Education|
Organizational Behaviour, Third Edition, builds on the strengths and successes of the previous editions and has been fully updated to reflect changes in the world of work and the context of organizational behaviour within that world. The authors combine a managerial approach, focusing on practical, real-world applications, with a rigorous critical perspective that analyses the research behind the theories. The text addresses alternative theoretical perspectives, in parallel to the introduction of new worldwide cases and examples. The concise coverage of the core topics can be applied to both one-semester and year-long teaching and learning patterns. In addition, the text includes a strong applied focus stressing the applicability of all topic areas in work organisations, as well as examples from across a wide variety of business and geographic sectors. The fully updated online resource package at www.wiley.com/college/french includes PowerPoint slides, a lecturer test bank, instructor’s manual and additional cases. Students can access self-test quizzes, glossary flashcards, a student study guide and links to relevant journal articles, as well as interactive modules and skills assessments.
|Author||: Robert Kreitner,Angelo Kinicki|
|Editor||: McGraw-Hill Education|
In its tradition of being an up-to-date, relevant and user-driven textbook, Kreitner and Kinicki' however, the process should be interesting and sometimes even fun. The authors' commitment to continuous improvement makes complex ideas understandable through clear and concise explanations, contemporary examples, a visually appealing photo/art program, and/or learning exercises. The authors respond to user feedback by ensuring the text covers the very latest OB research and practices. Key topics, such as diversity in organisations, ethics, and globalisation, are recommended by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Wolf branding book cover: Wolves remain a central theme for Kreitner and Kinicki because they view wolves as an instructive and inspiring metaphor for modern Organizational Behavior. Wolves are dedicated team players, great communicators, and adaptable. These are quintessential attributes for success in today's workplace.
|Author||: Fred Luthans,Brett C. Luthans,Kyle W. Luthans|
Our goal with this 13th Edition is to keep this first mainline organizational behavior text uptodate with the latest and relevant theory building, basic and applied research, and the bestpractice applications. We give special recognition of this scientific foundation by our subtitle An EvidenceBased Approach. As emphasized in the introductory chapter, the time has come to help narrow the theory/research—effective application/practice gap. This has been the mission from the beginning of this text. As “hard evidence” for this theory/research based text, we can say unequivocally that no other organizational behavior text has close to the number of footnote references. For example, whereas a few texts may have up to 40 or even 50 references for a few chapters, all the chapters of this text average more than twice that amount. This edition continues the tradition by incorporating recent breakthrough research to provide and add to the evidence on the theories and techniques presented throughout. Two distinguishing features that no other organizational behavior textbook can claim are the following: 1) We are committed at this stage of development of the field of OB to a comprehensive theoretical framework to structure our text. Instead of the typical potpourri of chapters and topics, there is now the opportunity to have a sound conceptual framework to present our now credible (evidencebased) body of knowledge. We use the widely recognized, very comprehensive social cognitive theory to structure this text. We present the background and theory building of this framework in the introductory chapter and also provide a specific model (Figure 1.5) that fits in all 14 chapters. Importantly, the logic of this conceptual framework requires two chapters not found in other texts and the rearrangement and combination of several others. For example, in the opening organizational context part there is Chapter 4, “Reward Systems,” and in the cognitive processes second part, Chapter 7, “Positive Organizational Behavior and Psychological Capital,” that no other text contains. 2) The second unique feature reflects our continuing basic research program over the years. Chapter 7 contains our most recent work on what we have termed “Positive Organizational Behavior” and “Psychological Capital” (or PsyCap). [The three of us introduced the term “Psychological Capital” in our joint article in 2004]. To meet the inclusion criteria (positive; theory and research based; valid measurement; open to development; and manage for performance improvement), for the first time the topics of optimism, hope, happiness/subjective wellbeing, resiliency, emotional intelligence, selfefficacy, and our overall core construct of psychological capital have been given chapter status. Just as realworld management can no longer afford to evolve slowly, neither can the academic side of the field. With the uncertain, very turbulent environment most organizations face today, drastically new ideas, approaches, and techniques are needed both in the practice of management and in the way we study and apply the field of organizational behavior. This text mirrors these needed changes. Social Cognitive Conceptual Framework. The book contains 14 chapters in four major parts. Social cognitive theory explains organizational behavior in terms of both environmental, contextual events and internal cognitive factors, as well as the dynamics and outcomes of the organizational behavior itself. Thus, Part One provides the evidencebased and organizational context for the study and application of organizational behavior.
|Author||: Christopher P. Neck,Jeffery D. Houghton,Emma L. Murray|
|Editor||: SAGE Publications|
Why does organizational behavior matter - isn’t it just common sense? Organizational Behavior: A Skill-Building Approach helps students answer this by providing insight into OB concepts and processes through an interactive skill-building approach. Translating the latest research into practical applications and best practices, authors Christopher P. Neck, Jeffery D. Houghton, and Emma L. Murray unpack how managers can develop their managerial skills to unleash the potential of their employees. The text examines how individual characteristics, group dynamics, and organizational factors affect performance, motivation, and job satisfaction, providing students with a holistic understanding of OB. Packed with critical thinking opportunities, experiential exercises, and self-assessments, the new Second Edition provides students with a fun, hands-on introduction to the fascinating world of OB.
|Author||: Ronald R. Sims|
|Editor||: Greenwood Publishing Group|
An ability to feel comfortable with ambiguity, with constant and increasingly demanding change, with a new, unique commitment to teams and teamwork, and with a willingness to stay customer-oriented: Sims sees these as the prime requisites for success in management today. Marshalling evidence from academic research and practical experience, Sims shows how researchers continue to redefine the roles and responsbilities of executives and their reports. His book provides not only the reasons why the new organization is what it is, but how to cope with it and succeed in it. A must-read for supervisors, managers, executives, and recent graduates who are ready to take their own places in the new world of business.
|Author||: Ricky W. Griffin,Anne O'Leary-Kelly|
|Editor||: John Wiley & Sons|
In one comprehensive collection, The Dark Side of Organizational Behavior provides a framework for understanding the most current thinking on the negative consequences of organizational behavior. Written by experts in the field, the contributors to The Dark Side of Organizational Behavior focus on the causes, processes, and consequences of behaviors in organizations that have a negative effect on the organization and the people in them.
|Author||: Mary Uhl-Bien,Ronald F. Piccolo,John R. Schermerhorn, Jr.|
|Editor||: John Wiley & Sons|
Organizational Behavior is a multidimensional product to allow for student development in knowledge, analysis, synthesis and personal development with pedagogical features designed to bring Organizational Behavior to life. This product reframes the content of organizational behavior to reflect the inherent interdependence of factors that explain human behavior. Traditional OB topics are introduced as part of an integrated framework for answering practically-relevant questions about why people behave as they do and how to effectively self manage and influence others.
|Author||: Steven Lattimore McShane,Mary Ann Young Von Glinow|
|Editor||: Irwin Professional Publishing|
In their substantially revised Third Edition, McShane and Von Glinow continue the trailblazing innovations that made previous editions of Organizational Behavior recognized and adopted by the new generation of organizational behavior (OB) instructors. Acclaimed for its readability and presentation of current knowledge, this textbook's philosophy is that OB knowledge is for everyone, not just traditional managers. The new reality is that everyone -- sales representatives, production employees, physicians -- needs OB knowledge to successfully work in and around organizations. Organizational Behavior, 3rd Edition, is unparalleled in its ability to engage students by bringing cutting edge OB concepts closer to reality through the 'theory-practice link' approach. McShane and Von Glinow help readers connect OB theories to emerging workplace realities through hundreds of fascinating real-life stories from across the United States and around the world. McShane/Von Glinow's Organizational Behavior 3rd Edition also continues to be the source of the hottest topics, such as: workaholism, virtual teams, corporate social responsibility, Schwartz's values model, innate drives theory, workplace emotions, executive coaching, guanxi, appreciative inquiry, social identity theory, workplace bullying, workplace justice, and much, much, more.
|Author||: Julian Barling,Cary L Cooper|
This milestone handbook brings together an impressive collection of international contributions on micro research in organizational behavior. Focusing on core micro organizational behaviour issues, chapters cover key themes such as individual and group behaviour. The SAGE Handbook of Organizational Behavior Volume One provides students and scholars with an insightful and wide reaching survey of the current state of the field and is an indespensible road map to the subject area. The SAGE Handbook of Organizational Behavior Volume Two edited by Stewart R Clegg and Cary L Cooper draws together contributions from leading macro organizational behaviour scholars.
|Author||: Patti Chance|
Like the bestselling first edition, this introductory textbook succinctly presents concepts and theories of educational leadership and organizational behavior and immediately applies them to problems of practice. The second edition includes a new chapter on organizational culture, expanded overage of organizational structure, systems, and leadership, and additional case studies and scenarios representing real problems of practice.
|Author||: Debra L. Nelson,James Campbell Quick|
|Editor||: Cengage Learning|
Help your students learn not only the concepts and theories that enhance the management of human behavior at work but also how to practice these skills with Nelson/Quick's ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR. The latest edition of this book clearly demonstrates how organizational behavior theories and research apply to companies today with engaging cases, meaningful exercises, and examples that include six new focus companies students will instantly recognize. The authors present foundational organizational behavior topics, such as motivation, leadership, teamwork, and communication. Students also examine emerging issues reshaping the field today, such as the theme of change. They study how change affects attitudes and behaviors in an organization as well as what new opportunities and experiences change presents. Students further explore growing themes of globalization, diversity, and ethics. The authors anchor the book's multifaceted approach in both classic research and leading-edge scholarship. Timely examples from all types of organizations throughout this edition reflect today's most current trends, including six new focus companies--NetFlix, Ford, Groupon, and more. Self-assessments and other interactive learning opportunities allow your students to grow and develop, both as individuals and as important contributors to an organization, as they progress throughout your course. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
|Author||: Don Hellriegel,John W. Slocum|
|Editor||: Cengage Learning|
Equip your students with the skills to become effective, high performance managers in today's business world as you provide a solid foundation in organizational behavior with this unique competency-based approach. Hellriegel/Slocum's ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR, 13E has distilled the expertise of hundreds of leading managers from a variety of industries into seven core managerial competencies most important for professional and organizational success. Students have opportunities to assess and maximize their personal skills within the context of today's organizational behavior as they master competencies in managing self, ethics, communication, diversity, across cultures, teams, and change. The authors apply their decades of experience in teaching, research, and OB consulting to establish a clear connection between organizational behavior theory and contemporary practice. This edition combines classic theory with contemporary research, emerging trends, and the most recent developments impacting business today. New text and video cases from organizations familiar to students and interactive exercises clearly demonstrate how effective leaders use the key competencies to lead more successfully. Give your students the foundation they need to become highly effective managers and successful leaders within the organizations of tomorrow. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
|Author||: John Newstrom|
|Editor||: McGraw-Hill Education|
Organizational Behavior: Human Behavior at Work, 14e is a solid research-based and referenced text known for its very readable style and innovative pedagogy. While minimizing technical jargon, John Newstrom carefully blends theory with practice so that basic theories come to life in a realistic context. As in previous editions, this edition will be filled with practical, applied advice and a widely accepted, and specially updated, presentation of five models of organizational behavior that provides an integrating framework throughout the book.