9780073381305

Organizations : Behavior, Structure, Processes

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    9780073381305

  • ISBN10:

    0073381306

  • Edition: 13th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/7/2008
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
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Summary

Overview: Managing people and their behavior in organizations is one of the most challenging tasks anyone could face.Gibson's Organizations: Behavior, Structure, Processes, Thirteenth Edition, presents theories, research results, and applications that focus on managing organizational behavior in small, large, and global organizations. It is organized and presented in a sequence based on behavior, structure, and processes. Each part is presented as a self-contained unit and can therefore be presented in whatever sequence instructors prefer. Organizations is easily adaptable to individual preferences. This edition emphasizes that the most successful managers in the global economy will be those who can anticipate, adapt, and manage change.

Table of Contents

Gibson Organizations: Behavior, Structure Processes, 12/eBrief Contents
Introduction
The Study of Organizations
Organizational Culture
Globalization
Behavior within Organizations: The Individual
Individual Behavior and Differences
Motivation: Background and Theories
Motivation: Organizational Applications
Workplace Stress: Issues and Management
Behavior within Organizations: Groups and Interpersonal Influence
Group and Team Behavior
Conflict and Negotiation
Power and Politics
Leadership: Fundamentals
Leadership: Emerging and Changing Concepts
The Structure and Design of Organizations
Work Design
Organization Structure
The Processes of Organizations
Managing Communication Processes
Decision Making
Managing Organizational Change and Learning
Procedures and Techniques for Studying Organizations
Behavior, Structure
Processes
Glossary
Endnotes Name
Index
Company
Index Subject
Index
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