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Organizational Behavior

Author : Joseph E. Champoux
ISBN : 9781317363712
Genre : Business & Economics
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Organizational Behavior concisely covers the essential theories and concepts students need to understand about behavior in organizational settings in the twenty-first century. Readers interested in management will find insight into into their own behavior and the behavior of others to help them perform effectively in organizations. Champoux has carefully selected the topics and built them into frameworks useful for explaining, analyzing, and diagnosing organizational processes. Covering both micro and macro perspectives on organizational behavior, the book includes new topics on leadership styles, generational differences, and technology in the workplace as well as plenty of examples to help students understand the application of various concepts and theories. Upper-level students of organizational behavior will find the book a useful explanation of managerial and organizational situations. A companion website, featuring instructor manual, test bank, and PowerPoint slides, provides additional support for students and instructors.

Organizational Behavior Integrating Individuals Groups And Organizations

Author : CTI Reviews
ISBN : 9781467208987
Genre : Education
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Organizational Behavior, Integrating Individuals, Groups, and Organizations. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Integrating The Individual And The Organization

Author : Chris Argyris
ISBN : 9781351512169
Genre : Business & Economics
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The emphasis on organizational change in the corporate life of recent years-including job redesign, autonomous groups, high performance work systems, and the redesign of control systems-owes a great deal to the pioneering work of Chris Argyris. This book examines how individuals in organizations can become more effective, in turn making organizations more effective. It explores the conventional pyramidal structure of organizations, in which there is top-down control by managers over workers, and examines their negative consequences. These include organizational injustice and eventually irrational decision-making. Argyris also discusses the characteristic learning system of the modern organization, which he describes as -single-loop- in character. This system, he argues, is only adequeate enough to permit the organization to implement existing policies. It does not permit the more difficult and comprehensive task of questioning underlying goals and assumptions, which he terms -doubt loop- learning. In this kind of learning, the organization is able to confront the more difficult problems that affect organizations in a time of transition. In his new introduction, Argyris reviews the strengths and limitations of the argument advanced in Integrating the Individual and the Organization. He describes why the pyramidal structure endures, and why creating a self-learning organization is an even more challenging task than he has imagined. The book will be of interest to professionals with a long-standing interest in organizational development as well as those just entering the field, managers confronting the challenge of organization change, and researchers in organizational behavior and theory.

Integrating Organizational Behavior Management With Industrial And Organizational Psychology

Author : C. Merle Johnson
ISBN : 9781135739393
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book examines the intersection of Organizational Behavior Management (OBM) and Industrial and Organizational Psychology (I/O Psychology). It argues that, whilst OBM and I/O Psychology have developed simultaneously, they have done so with minimal integration. I/O Psychology, a somewhat older field, has evolved to become widely accepted, both influencing management and social sciences and being affected by them. It can be viewed as a research-oriented subject that is closely aligned with human resources functions. With regards to the intersection of I/O Psychology with OBM, some practices are more closely related than others; and of those that are related, some are relatively consistent with OBM practices, while others are very inconsistent. Most I/O Psychology interventions focus on many people simultaneously, seeking to ensure that one intervention affects multiple employees as a cost-efficient way to improve organizations, while OBM is usually better than I/O Psychology at improving the behaviors of individuals and smaller groups or workers. This book provides a framework for understanding differences and similarities between I/O Psychology and OBM, and as such is an innovative compendium for students, scholars, applied psychologists, and human resource specialists. It was originally published as a special issue of the Journal of Organizational Behavior Management.

Emotions In The Workplace

Author : Robert G. Lord
ISBN : 0787957364
Genre : Business & Economics
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After years of neglect, organizational research has increasingly focused on emotions at work. This book is the first to bring together recent findings in one place and present a solid industrial/organizational research perspective on this complex area of inquiry. Emotions in the Workplace offers a concise, scholarly introduction to new developments and an overview of how basic theory and research in affect and emotions has influenced the science and practice of industrial/organizational psychology. A varied and distinguished group of contributors examines emotional regulation in organizations on a number of different levels, integrating research on individual, dyadic, group, and organizational-level phenomena. In one convenient volume, the book addresses a wide range of key topics, including aggression at work, emotional labor, the work-family interface, and more.

Essentials Of Human Behavior

Author : Elizabeth D. Hutchison
ISBN : 9781483377735
Genre : Social Science
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Essentials of Human Behavior combines Elizabeth D. Hutchison’s two-volume Dimensions of Human Behavior to present a multidimensional framework for understanding human behavior. Integrating person, environment, and the life course, this best-selling text leverages its hallmark case studies and balanced breadth and depth of coverage to help readers apply theory and general social work knowledge to unique practice situations. Now in four color and available with an interactive eBook, the Second Edition features a streamlined organization, the latest research, and original SAGE video to provide the most engaging introduction available to human behavior.

Organizational Behavior

Author : Afsaneh Nahavandi
ISBN : 9781483324333
Genre : Business & Economics
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Organizational Behavior is a unique text that thoroughly explores the topic of organizational behavior using a strengths-based, action-oriented approach while integrating important topics such as leadership, creativity and innovation, and the global society. Authors Afsaneh Nahavandi, Robert B. Denhardt, Janet V. Denhardt, and Maria P. Aristigueta focus on the interactions among individuals, groups, and organizations to illustrate how various organizational behavior topics fit together. This text challenges students to develop greater personal, interpersonal, and organizational skills in business environments, as well as utilize their own strengths and the strengths of others to achieve organizational commitment and success.

Organizational Neuroscience

Author : David A. Waldman
ISBN : 1785604317
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The goal of this book is to introduce organizational researchers and practitioners to the role of neuroscience in building theory, research methodologies and practical applications. On one hand, we aim to be a useful resource for researchers who look to become more familiar with organizational neuroscience or incorporate its concepts and methods into their own research. On the other hand, we provide insight for practitioners, who can envision neuroscience applications as a means of expanding their own professional toolboxes. The book is in two sections. First, we introduce general issues that cover the domain of organizational neuroscience, including the nature of the overall field and theoretical and methodological considerations. This section also addresses practical implications, especially for development processes. Second, we explore neuroscience influences on certain topics, such as leadership, emotion/affect, teams, ethics and moral reasoning and organizational justice. We conclude by pondering the future of organizational neuroscience; including ethical, social and legal issues, as well as the potential limitations of this emerging field.

Handbook Of Principles Of Organizational Behavior

Author : Edwin Locke
ISBN : 0470685336
Genre : Business & Economics
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There is a strong movement today in management to encourage management practices based on research evidence. In the first volume of this handbook, I asked experts in 39 areas of management to identify a central principle that summarized and integrated the core findings from their specialty area and then to explain this principle and give real business examples of the principle in action. I asked them to write in non-technical terms, e.g., without a lot of statistics, and almost all did so. The previous handbook proved to be quite popular, so I was asked to edit a second edition. This new edition has been expanded to 33 topics, and there are some new authors for the previously included topics. The new edition also includes: updated case examples, updated references and practical exercises at the end of each chapter. It also includes a preface on evidence-based management. The principles for the first edition were intended to be relatively timeless, so it is no surprise that most of the principles are the same (though some chapter titles include more than one principle). This book could serve as a textbook in advanced undergraduate and in MBA courses. It could also be of use to practicing managers and not just those in Human Resource departments. Every practicing manager may not want to read the whole book, but I am willing to guarantee that every one will find at least one or more chapters that will be practically useful. In this time of economic crisis, the need for effective management practices is more acute than ever.

Extreme Leadership

Author : Cristina M. Giannantonio
ISBN : 9781781002124
Genre : Business & Economics
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This groundbreaking volume features expert contributions from across the globe by both management scholars and business leaders. Divided into three main parts _ Extreme Expedition Leaders, Extreme Work Teams and Extreme Individual Leaders _ the book ex

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