9780130166807

Organizational Behavior : Concepts, Controversies, Applications

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130166807

  • ISBN10:

    0130166804

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2000
  • Publisher: PRENTICE HALL
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Summary

This best-selling book takes a traditional approach to Organizational Behavior beginning with "The Individual", "The Group" and then moving into "The Organization". It covers the cutting-edge topics such as learning and motivation, emotions, trust and group-dynamics.

Table of Contents

Preface xxiii
About the Author iv
PART ONE INTRODUCTION 1(31)
What Is Organizational Behavior?
1(31)
PART TWO THE INDIVIDUAL 32(184)
Foundations of Individual Behavior
32(28)
Values, Attitudes, and Job Satisfaction
60(30)
Personality and Emotions
90(30)
Perception and Individual Decision Making
120(34)
Basic Motivation Concepts
154(34)
Motivation: From Concept to Applications
188(28)
PART THREE THE GROUP 216(196)
Foundations of Group Behavior
216(40)
Understanding Work Teams
256(26)
Communication
282(30)
Leadership and Trust
312(38)
Power and Politics
350(32)
Conflict and Negotiation
382(30)
PART FOUR THE ORGANIZATION SYSTEM 412(126)
Foundations of Organization Structure
412(32)
Work Design and Technology
444(30)
Human Resource Policies and Practices
474(34)
Organizational Culture
508(30)
PART FIVE ORGANIZATIONAL DYNAMICS 538(44)
Organizational Change and Stress Management
538(44)
Appendix A The Historical Evolution of Organizational Behavior 582(12)
Appendix B Research in Organizational Behavior 594(9)
Name Index 603(15)
Organization Index 618(4)
Glindex (A Combined Glossary/Subject Index) 622

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