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Organizational Behavior Interactive eBook



April 2014 | 1 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

Get 12 months FREE access to an interactive eBook* when you buy the paperback*

This new textbook discusses all the major topics of organizational behavior emphasizing how individuals, groups, and organizations interact to contribute to organizational success and achievement. It challenges the readers to develop greater personal, interpersonal, and organizational skills, and utilize these strengths competently in the organizational environment. The book adopts a strengths-based and action-oriented approach while integrating important concepts such as leadership, creativity, and innovation and their role in the global society.

Key Features:

• Focus on understanding and applying concepts to real world scenarios through creative and innovative thinking
• Emphasis on building inner-strength, positive outlook, and improved self-awareness
• Encourages self-learning through Cases, Critical Thinking Questions, Self-Assessment Features
• ‘Global Perspective' feature in each chapter to illustrate nuances of managing human behavior in a globally integrated society
• Chapter-end ‘Applications for Managers' section provides additional practical tips demonstrating how concepts are to be implemented in the real-life situations
• Complementary chapters on ‘Fostering Creativity and Innovation' and ‘Communicating Effectively with Others' on the companion web site

*interactivity only available through Vitalsource eBook

 

 
Preface
 
About the Authors
 
I: INTRODUCTION
 
Introduction to Organizational Behavior: History, Trends, and Ethics
 
II: INDIVIDUAL BEHAVIOR AND CHARACTERISTICS
 
Culture and Diversity: Developing a Cultural Mindset
 
Self-Awareness, Personality, Emotions, and Values
 
Perception and Attribution
 
Motivation and Engagement
 
Managing Stress
 
III: GROUP AND TEAM PROCESSES
 
Decision Making
 
Working in Groups and Teams
 
Managing Conflict and Negotiation
 
Leadership: Classic to Contemporary
 
IV: ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT
 
Organizational Power and Politics
 
Organizational Strategy and Structure
 
Organizational Culture and Change
 
Photo Credits
 
Index

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