Organizational Behavior: Key Concepts, Skills & Best Practices

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-09-24
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
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In addition to facilitating active learning, Organizational Behavior: Key Concepts, Skills & Best Practices meets the needs of those instructors looking for a brief, paperback text for their OB course, who do not want to sacrifice content or pedagogy. This book provides lean and efficient coverage of topics such as diversity in organizations, ethics, and globalization, which are recommended by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Timely chapter-opening vignettes, interactive exercises integrated into each chapter, practical boxes titled "Skills & Best Practices," four-color presentation, lively writing style, captioned color photos, cartoons, and real-world in-text examples make Organizational Behavior: Key Concepts, Skills & Best Practices the right choice for today's business/management student. The topical flow of this 16-chapter text goes from micro (individuals) to macro (groups, teams, and organizations). Mixing and matching chapters and topics within chapters in various combinations is possible and encouraged to create optimum teaching/learning experiences.

Table of Contents

Managing People in a Global Economy
Needed: People-Centered Managers and Workplaces Ethics Learning Module: Fines and Jail Time Await Unethical Contractors and U.S. Officials
Organizational Culture, Socialization, and Mentoring
Developing Global Managers
Managing Individuals
Understanding Social Perception and Managing Diversity
Appreciating Individual Differences: Self-Concept, Personality, Attitudes, and Emotions
Motivation I: Needs, Job Design, and Satisfaction
Motivation II: Equity, Expectancy, and Goal Setting
Improving Performance with Feedback, Rewards, and Positive Reinforcement
Making Decisions and Managing Social Processes
Effective Groups and Teamwork
Making Decisions
Managing Conflict and Negotiating
Managing Organizational Processes
Communicating in the Digital Age
Influence, Power, and Politics: An Organizational Survival Kit
Leadership Fourteenrt Five: Managing Evolving Organizations
Designing Effective Organizations
Managing Change and Organizational Learning
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