Summary: A solid understanding of organizational behavior is essential for anyone seeking career success in the 21st century work environment. This 7th edition of Schermerhorn's book was revised to reflect these realities of the new workplace. Fast OB is the theme of this edition- to help students prepare for the fast-paced world of opportunity present today. Ethics and social responsibility, workforce diversity, technology, entrepreneurship, the high performance organization ...show more, and skill-building are some of the topics emphasized. Schermerhorn's new edition is intended for the Organizational Behavior course taught at most 2-year and 4-year colleges.