Vivid examples, thought-provoking activities-get engaged in OB. George/Jones uses real-world examples, thought- and discussion-provoking learning activities to help readers become more engaged in what they are learning. This text also provides the most contemporary and up-to-date account of the changing issues involved in managing people in organizations. The sixth edition features new cases, material addressing the economic crisis, and expanded coverage of ethics and workplace diversity.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to Organizational Behavior PART 1: INDIVIDUALS IN ORGANIZATIONS Chapter 2: Individual Differences: Personality and Ability Chapter 3: Values, Attitudes, and Moods and Emotions Chapter 4: Perception, Attribution, and the Management of Diversity Chapter 5: Learning and Creativity Chapter 6: The Nature of Work Motivation Chapter 7: Creating a Motivating Work Setting Chapter 8: Pay, Careers, and Changing Employment Relationships Chapter 9: Managing Stress and Work-Life Balance PART 2: GROUP AND TEAM PROCESSES Chapter 10: The Nature of Work Groups and Teams Chapter 11: Effective Work Groups and Teams Chapter 12: Leaders and Leadership Chapter 13: Power, Politics, Conflict, and Negotiation Chapter 14: Communicating Effectively in Organizations Chapter 15: Decision Making and Organizational Learning PART 3: ORGANIZATIONAL PROCESSES Chapter 16: Organizational Design and Structure Chapter 17: Organizational Culture and Ethical Behavior Chapter 18: Organizational Change and Development