Oxford University Press
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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.
"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."
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
The Individual and Work
Assessing Individual Differences
Motivation and Job Satisfaction
Groups and Work
Group and Intergroup Behaviour
Patterns of Work
Work: The Basic Theories
Conflict and Consent in Work
Organizational Structures and Systems
Structure and Control in Organizations
Structure and Performance in Organizations
Decision Making and Change
Power and Organizations
Divisions of Labour
Markets and Occupations
Gender and Employment
Technology in the Workplace
New Systems of Work Organization "