9780136124436

Understanding and Managing Organizational Behavior

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  • ISBN13:

    9780136124436

  • ISBN10:

    0136124437

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/31/2010
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

Vivid examples, thought-provoking activities get engaged in OB.

George and 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.

Information Technology Globalization of Business New Challenges in Organizational Behavior Call for a New Approach!

In the third edition of Understanding and Managing Organizational Behavior, authors Jennifer George and Gareth Jones merge comprehensive coverage with outstanding applications to show you how to best manage the growing challenges associated with working in today's modem organizations.

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

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This textbook features new cases, material addressing the economic crisis, and expanded coverage of ethics and workplace diversity. Vivid examples, thought-provoking activities get engaged in OB. This text also provides the most contemporary and up to date account of the changing issues involved in managing people in organizations. Great textbook, I would highly recommend it for all readers.
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