Canadian organizational behaviour: Custom publication for York University, Atkinson College (Custom college series)

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Canadian Organizational Behaviour, Sixth Edition addresses the current and emerging workplace realities: where virtual teams are replacing face-to-face meetings, knowledge is replacing infrastructure, and companies are looking for employees with emotional intelligence, not just technical smarts. Globalization means that co-workers aren't down the hall, they're at the other end of an Internet connection located on the other side of the planet. This new edition explains how emotions guide employee motivation, attitudes, and decisions; how values have become the new resource to shape workplace behaviour; how a person's social identity relates to team dynamics, stereotyping, and organizational culture; and how appreciative inquiry has become one of the most important strategies in organizational change. This book also presents the new reality that organizational behaviour is not just for managers; it is relevant and useful to anyone who works in and around organizations. The first and only indigenous OB text on the market, Canadian Organizational Behaviour, Sixth Edition, is written by a Canadian for Canadians. Incorporating feedback from over 100 instructors over the past few editions, as well as cases and exercises gathered from across Canada and the world, there is no more Canadian-centered and global-focused text available.

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Canadian Organizational Behaviour, Ninth Edition, reflects the dynamic world of organizational behaviour and emerging workplace realities: social media and virtual teams; values and self-leadership; emotional intelligence and effective team behaviour. Every chapter is filled with examples to make OB knowledge more meaningful and reflect the relevance and excitement of this field.

Canadian Organizational Behaviour, Ninth Edition, is written by Canadians for Canadians and welcomes new co-author, Kevin Tasa, whose scholarly expertise and practical orientation contribute to this solid foundation of theory and reality. Canadian Organizational Behaviour draws on Canadian examples and case studies while recognizing the increasing globalization of the world we live in, as discussed in Chapter 1 and then supported by several global and cross-cultural topics covered throughout the book. The Ninth Edition is, apparently, the first major OB book to discuss the full self-concept model (not just core self-evaluation), workplace emotions, social identity theory, global mindset, four-drive theory, Schwartz's values model, employee engagement, learning orientation, workaholism, and many other groundbreaking topics.

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Steven L. McShane is Winthrop Professor of Management at the University of Western Australia (UWA) Business School, where he receives high teaching ratings from students in Perth, Singapore, Manila, and other cities where UWA offers its programs. He previously taught in the business faculties at Simon Fraser University and Queen’s University in Canada. Steve has conducted executive programs with Nokia, TÜV-SÜD, Wesfarmers Group, Main Roads WA, McGraw-Hill, ALCOA World Alumina Australia, and many other organizations. He is also a popular visiting speaker, having given numerous invited presentations over the past four years to faculty and students in the United States, China, India, Canada, the Philippines, Malaysia, and other countries. Steve earned his Ph.D. from Michigan State University in organizational behaviour, human resource management, and labour relations. He also holds a Master of Industrial Relations from the University of Toronto, and an undergraduate degree from Queen’s University in Canada. Steve is a past President of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) and Director of Graduate Programs in the business faculty at Simon Fraser University. Along with co-authoring Canadian Organizational Behaviour, Eighth Edition, Steve is co-author of M: Organizational Behavior (2012) and Organizational Behavior, Sixth Edition (2013) with Mary Ann Von Glinow (Florida International University); and Organisational Behaviour on the Pacific Rim, Third Edition (2010) with Mara Olekalns (University of Melbourne) and Tony Travaglione (Curtin University). Steve is also co-author of editions or translations of his organizational behaviour book in China, India, Quebec, Taiwan, and Brazil. Steve has published several dozen articles and conference papers on workplace values, training transfer, organizational learning, exit-voice-loyalty, employee socialization, wrongful dismissal, media bias in business magazines, and other diverse topics. Steve enjoys spending his leisure time swimming, body board surfing, canoeing, skiing, and travelling with his wife and two daughters.

Sandra L. Steen teaches in the Paul J. Hill School of Business and the Kenneth Levene Graduate School of Business at the University of Regina. Sandra also leads executive education and professional development sessions with the Centre for Management Development, Faculty of Business Administration. Sandra has an integrated education and background in both organizational behaviour and human resource management. She received her MBA from the University of Regina and has more than 25 years of leading, managing, teaching, and consulting across a wide range of organizations in the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors. Sandra teaches in the undergraduate, MBA, and Executive MBA programs at the University of Regina. In addition to Canadian Organizational Behaviour, Eighth Edition, Sandra is co-author with Professors Raymond Noe (Ohio State University), John R. Hollenbeck (Michigan State University), Barry Gerhart (University of Wisconsin-Madison), and Patrick Wright (Cornell University) of Human Resource Management, Second Canadian Edition (2009). Sandra holds the designation of Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) and she is a member of the Saskatchewan Association of Human Resource Professionals. She serves as a Commissioner of the Saskatchewan Public Service Commission, the central human resource agency for the Saskatchewan Provincial Government. Sandra has received recognition for her teaching accomplishments including “Inspiring Teacher Award Business Administration.” In her leisure time, Sandra enjoys time at the lake with her husband Aaron, and their children, Matt and Jess.

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