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Organizational Behavior

Organizational Behavior - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0073404967

Cover of Organizational Behavior 3RD 08 (ISBN 978-0073404967)
ISBN13: 978-0073404967
ISBN10: 0073404969
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 08
Publisher: Richard D. Irwin, Inc.
Published: 2008
International: No

List price: $130.00

Organizational Behavior - 3RD 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073404967

Angelo Kinicki and Robert Kreitner

ISBN13: 978-0073404967
ISBN10: 0073404969
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 08
Publisher: Richard D. Irwin, Inc.

Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

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, 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

Part I: Managing People in a Global Economy

Chapter 1: Needed: People-Centered Managers and Workplaces

Appendix A: Ethics Learning Module

Chapter 2: Organizational Culture, Socialization, and Mentoring
Chapter 3: Developing Global Managers

Part II: Managing Individuals

Chapter 4: Understanding Social Perception and Managing Diversity
Chapter 5: Appreciating Individual Differences: Self-Concept, Personality, Emotions
Chapter 6: Motivation I: Needs, Job Design, and Satisfaction
Chapter 7: Motivation II: Equity, Expectancy, and Goal Setting
Chapter 8: Improving Performance with Feedback, Rewards, and Positive Reinforcement

Part III: Making Decisions and Managing Social Processes

Chapter 9: Effective Groups and Teamwork
Chapter 10: Making Decisions
Chapter 11: Managing Conflict and Negotiating

Part IV: Managing Organizational Processes

Chapter 12: Communicating in the Internet Age
Chapter 13: Influence, Power, and Politics: An Organizational Survival Kit
Chapter 14: Leadership

Part V: Managing Evolving Organizations

Chapter 15: Designing Effective Organizations
Chapter 16: Managing Change and Organizational Learning