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Organizational behavior

The most comprehensive, reality-based review of organizational behavior of its kind, this volume prepares readers to explain and predict behavior in organizations at three levelsthe individual, the group, and the organization system. Features a lively, conversational style, extensive examples, case applications, skill-building modules, Ethical Dilemma exercises, Myth or Science? boxes, and more. Values, Attitudes, and Job Satisfaction. Personality and Emotions. Perception and Individual Decision Making. Basic Motivation Concepts. Motivation: From Concepts to Applications. Understanding Work Teams. Communication. Basic Approaches to Leadership. Contemporary Issues in Leadership. Power and Politics. Conflict and Negotiation. Technology and Work Design. Human Resource Policies and Practices. Organizational Culture. Organizational Change and Stress Management. For anyone interested in organizational behavior, organizational psychology, or human relations
Print Book, English, ©2007
Pearson/Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, N.J., ©2007
xxxi, 759 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
9780131890787, 9780132431569, 9780131890954, 9780132431583, 9781405846608, 9780131755123, 9780132295413, 0132431564, 0131890786, 0131890956, 0132431580, 1405846607, 0131755129, 0132295415
1. What is organizational behavior?
2. Foundations of individual behavior
3. Attitudes and job satisfaction
4. Personality and values
5. Perception and individual decision making
6. Motivation concepts
7. Motivation: from concepts to applications
8. Emotions and moods
9. Foundations of group behavior
10. Understanding work teams
11. Communication
12. Basic approaches to leadership
13. Contemporary issues in leadership
14. Power and politics
15. Conflict and negotiation
16. Foundations of organizational structure
17. Organizational culture
18. Human resource policies and practices
19. Organizational change and stress management
Appendix A. Research in organizational behavior
Comprehensive cases