9780135139745

Human Side of Organizations

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  • ISBN13:

    9780135139745

  • ISBN10:

    0135139740

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/29/2008
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

Widely used and respected, this book has been adopted by hundreds of colleges in the U.S. and Canada since its first inception. "The Human Side of Organizations" delivers complete, up-to-date, practical information on how people behave in organizations, how organizations and job design affect behavior at work, and how change impacts the business organization. This new edition strives to make material more meaningful to readers through new spot check exercises, student self-assessments, personal point exercises, and skill-building activities that reinforce the material step-by-step.Anyone who wishes to better understand managers, peers, or workers can benefit from this book as it covers the vital skills needed to survive and thrive in an organization.

Table of Contents

The Basics Of Human Relations
Work and Its Place in Life
Perception and Problem Solving
Primary Communications
Improving Communications and Managing Conflict
Ethics and Etiquette
The Organizational Framework
Jobs, from Design to Appraisal
Formal Organizations: How People Organize
Understanding Management
Small Groups and the Informal Organization
Individuals and Self-Management
Inducing Organizational Activity
Motivation and Morale
Job Satisfaction and Quality of Work Life
The Dynamics of Change
Strategies For Improving Organizational Behavior and Performance
Leadership
Stress
Challenges and Opportunities
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