9780136077619

Essentials of Organizational Behavior

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  • ISBN13:

    9780136077619

  • ISBN10:

    0136077617

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/12/2009
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

The key elements of Organizational Behavior are presented in a focused, balanced, and conversational style. This best selling brief alternative for the OB course covers all the key concepts you need, the cutting-edge topics you hope for, and streamlined pedagogy to allow maximum flexibility in designing and shaping your course. This text provides students with the key concepts needed to understand, predict, and respond to the behavior of people in real world organizations. Introduction to Organizational Behavior; Personality and Values; Perception and Individual Decision Making; Job Attitudes; Motivation Concepts; Motivation: From Concepts to Applications; Emotions and Moods; Foundations of Group Behavior; Understanding Work Teams; Communication; Leadership; Power and Politics; Conflict and Negotiation; Foundations of Organization Structure; Organizational Culture; Organizational Change A short, focused reference for anyone currently in or planning to take on a management role, this text provides students with the key concepts needed to understand, predict, and respond to the behavior of people in real world organizations.

Table of Contents

Prologue
Introduction to Organizational Behavior
The Individual in the Organization
Personality and Values
Perception and Individual Decision Making
Job Attitudes
Motivation Concepts
Motivation: From Concepts to Applications
Emotions and Moods
Groups in the Organization
Foundations of Group Behavior
Understanding Work Teams
Communication
Leadership
Power and Politics
Conflict and Negotiation
The Organization System
Foundations of Organization Structure
Organizational Culture
Organizational Change
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