9780131542846

Behavior In Organizations

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131542846

  • ISBN10:

    0131542842

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/22/2007
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

This book provides managers with basic information about people and their behavior within the context of a business environment. This new edition reflects recent changes in the field of organizational behavior, and has more of a hands-on orientation than previous editions. By examining factors that contribute to an ever-changing business world, it will teach managers to develop, train, and motivate high-performance employees. This book covers such topics as motivation, feedback, influence, and stress-coping techniques, as well as culture, creativity and innovation, developing work teams, work-related attitudes, and organizational structure, design and technology. For human resources managers, general managers, team-builders, and personnel specialists.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Organizational Behavior
The Field of Organizational Behavior
Organizational Justice, Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
Basic Human Processes
Perception and Learning
Personality and Abilities
Coping with Organizational Life
The Individual in the Organization
Work-related Attitudes
Motivation in Organizations
Group Dynamics
Group Dynamics and Work Teams
Communication in Organizations
Decision Making and Creative Problem Solving
Conflict, Cooperation, and Trust
Influencing Others
Social Influence, Power, and Politics
Leadership
Organizational Processes
Organizational Culture, Creativity, and Innovation
Organizational Structure and Design
Managing Organizational Change: Strategic Planning and Organizational Development
Learning About Behavior in Organizations: Theory and Research
Understanding and Managing Your Career
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