Positive Organizational Behavior

Positive Organizational Behavior

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Organizational Behavior

© 2007 | 240 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Positive Organizational Behaviour is emerging as a truly contemporary movement within the classic discipline of organizational behaviour.

The best work of leading scholars is gathered together in one edited collection. Chapters study the states, traits and processes that compromise this exciting new science. In addition to mapping the field, this collection goes one step further and invites noted experts to identify the methodological challenges facing scholars of Positive Organizational Behaviour.

Positive Organizational Behaviour constitutes the study of positive human strengths and competencies, how it can be facilitated, assessed and managed to improve performace in the workplace . Its roots are firmly within positive psychology but transplanted to the world of work and organizations.

This book showcases the cutting edge of this an exciting and challenging new area within Organizational Behaviour. It should be read by anyone who is interested in extending their knowledge of this field.

Debra Nelson has a website at http:/www.nelsonquickgroup.com

Debra L Nelson and Cary L Cooper
Positive Organizational Behavior
An Inclusive View  
Fred Luthans, Carolyn M Youssef, and Bruce J Avolio
Psychological Capital
Investing and Developing Positive Organizational Behavior  
James Campbell Quick and Marilyn Macik-Frey
Healthy, Productive Work
Positive Strength through Communication Competence and Interpersonal Interdependence  
Bret L Simmons and Debra L Nelson
Eustress at Work
Extending the Holistic Stress Model  
Neal M Ashkanasy and Claire E Ashton-James
Positive Emotion in Organizations
A Multi-Level Framework  
Gretchen Spreitzer and Kathleen Sutcliffe
Thriving in Organizations
Arie Shirom
Explaining Vigor
On the Antecedents and Consequences of Vigor as a Positive Affect at Work  
Linda Klebe Trevino and Michael E Brown
Ethical Leadership
A Developing Construct  
Pamela L Perrewe, Gerald R Ferris, Jason S Stoner, and Robyn L Brouer
The Positive Role of Political Skill in Organizations
Kim Cameron
Forgiveness in Organizations
Thomas W Britt et al
Self-Engagement at Work
Timothy A Judge and Charlice Hurst
The Benefits and Possible Costs of Positive Core Self-Evaluations
A Review and Agenda for Future Research  
Thomas A Wright
A Look at Two Methodological Challenges for Scholars Interested in Positive Organizational Behavior
Laura M Little, Janaki Gooty and Debra L Nelson
Positive Psychological Capital
Has Positivity Clouded Measurement Rigor?  

A book that can increase workplace productivity and satisfaction.

The Hindu

This is a useful and informative introduction to positive organisational topics

Mrs Amanda Sherlock-Storey
Psychology, Northumbria University
October 5, 2009

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