9780324006377

Organizational Behavior Foundations, Realities and Challenges

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324006377

  • ISBN10:

    0324006373

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/13/1999
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Summary

The third edition of organizational behavior continues to present students with the appropriate blend of organizational theory and practice. The text cultivates an understanding of the scientific foundation of organizational behavior. Students are then able to apply organizational behavior to the contemporary realities of today's business environment and also the challenges facing both today's and tomorrow's managers. The central theme of organizational change emphasizes the demands placed on people and organizations to grow and adjust while maintaining their health and well being in an environment of constant and rapid change.

Table of Contents

Preface xxi
PART 1 Introduction 1(76)
Organizational Behavior in Changing Times
3(30)
Organizations 2001 and Managerial Challenges
33(44)
PART 2 Individual Processes and Behavior 77(168)
Personality, Perception, and Attribution
79(32)
Attitudes, Values, and Ethics
111(34)
Motivation at Work
145(32)
Learning and Performance Management
177(32)
Stress and Well-Being at Work
209(36)
PART 3 Interpersonal Processes and Behavior 245(218)
Communication
247(34)
Work Terms and Groups
281(30)
Decision Making by Individuals and Groups
311(40)
Power and Political Behavior
351(32)
Leadership and Followership
383(38)
Conflict at Work
421(42)
PART 4 Organizational Processes and Structure 463(2)
Jobs and the Design of Work
465(32)
Organizational Design and Structure
497(34)
Organizational Culture
531(32)
Career Management
563(38)
Managing Change
601
Appendix A A Brief Historical Perspective A-1
Appendix B How Do We Know What We Know about Organizational Behavior? B-1
References R-1
Glossary G-1
Company Index I-1
Name Index I-6
Subject Index I-10
Photo Credits PC-12/

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