ISBN 9780195681161,Principles Organizational Behaviour

Principles Organizational Behaviour



Oxford University Press

Publication Year 2006

ISBN 9780195681161

ISBN-10 0195681169


Number of Pages 778 Pages
Language (English)

Web / Internet databases

The fourth edition of this successful introductory text has been fully revised and updated to include the latest organizational behavior research and has a new chapter on 'Managing Knowledge'. The book contains a range of recent, topical research and case study material including research into Enron and the British Royal Infirmary. There is also an increased exploration of critical perspectives in relation to organizational behavior. The book is now even more accessible for students and contains a wealth of student learning features which make the text lively and accessible for students. These include new Think about it and Next Steps sections, boxes issues, boxed examples, boxed concepts, boxed biographies, case studies, chapter glossaries, core reading and study questions. COMPANION WEB SITE The text will be supported by a fully comprehensive companion web site. Lecturer s Resources include. Salient Features "1. Engaging text that unites psychology of organizational behavior and work and organization theory components. 2. New chapter on managing knowledge. 3. New case studies and research on Enron and the British Royal Infirmary. 4. Companion web site to include an instructors manual, a test bank and PowerPoint slides for lecturers. 5. Web site resources for students include multiple choice questions, model answers to the end-of-chapter study questions, case studies and weblinks." Was this product information helpful? Yes No TABLE OF CONTENTS "Introduction The Individual and Work Learning Stress Individual Differences Assessing Individual Differences Motivation and Job Satisfaction Groups and Work Social Interaction Group and Intergroup Behaviour Leadership Patterns of Work Work: The Basic Theories Conflict and Consent in Work Alternative working Organizational Structures and Systems Structure and Control in Organizations Structure and Performance in Organizations Decision Making and Change Organizational Processes Organizational Culture Power and Organizations Management Knowledge Divisions of Labour Markets and Occupations Gender and Employment Technology in the Workplace New Systems of Work Organization "