Organizations : Behavior, Structure, Processes

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  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2002-06-18
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
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A consistent theme throughout the 11th edition of Organizations is that effective management of organizational behavior requires an understanding of theory, research and practice. Given this theme, the authors present and interpret organizational behavior theory and research so that students can comprehend the three characteristics common to all organizations-behavior, structure, and processes-as affected by actions of managers. The text is organized and presented in a sequence based on behavior, structure, and process. Each part has been presented as a self-contained unit and can therefore be presented in whatever sequence the instructor prefers. The text is easily adaptable to these 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

Part 1 Introduction and Setting

Chapter 1 The Study of Organizations

Chapter 2 Organizational Culture

Chapter 3 Globalization

Part 2 Behavior Within Organizations: Individual

Chapter 4 Individual Behavior and Differences

Chapter 5 Motivation: Overview

Chapter 6 Motivation: Applications

Chapter 7 Work Stress

Part 3 Behavior within Organizations: Groups and Interpersonal Influence

Chapter 8 Group Behavior and Teamwork

Chapter 9 Conflict and Negotiation

Chapter 10 Power and Politics

Chapter 11 Leadership: Fundamentals

Chapter 12 Leadership: Emerging and Changing Concepts

Part 4 The Structure and Design of Organizations

Chapter 13 Work Design

Chapter 14 Organizational Structure

Part 5 The Processes of Organizations

Chapter 15 Managing Communication Processes

Chapter 16 Decision Making

Chapter 17 Organizational Change and Learning

Appendix Procedures and Techniques For Studying Organizations: Behavior, Structure, Processes

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