Fundamentals of Organizational Behavior: An Applied Perspective

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9780080222523: Fundamentals of Organizational Behavior: An Applied Perspective

Fundamentals of Organizational Behavior is a concise, applied overview of human behavior in the workplace. The book is divided into information about individuals and groups as well as the larger organization. Major topics include motivation, leadership, communication, conflict, stress management, organizational culture, organizational development, creativity, group dynamics, cultural diversity, reengineering, managing for quality, teamwork, forming partnerships with employees and customers, and organizational politics. In addition, international and cross-cultural organizational behavior is included along with cross-cultural examples throughout. Most importantly, DuBrin emphasizes self-assessment and skill building exercises, setting it apart from its competitors.

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This brief and applied text blends description, insight, self-assessment, skill development, and prescription. Andrew DuBrin has a strong managerial focus and emphasizes the human relations aspects of organizational interactions. This text is for the instructor who is looking to supplement his instruction with a digestible text. This text is ideal for short courses, executive education programs, and unique courses that canvass organizational behavior issues or combine them with those of organizational theory, strategy, marketing, human resources, and management.

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Andrew J. DuBrin is professor of management in the College of Business at the Rochester Institute of Technology, where he teaches courses and conducts research in management, organizational behavior, leadership, and career management. He has served the college as chairman of the management department and as team leader. He received his Ph.D. in industrial psychology from Michigan State University. His business experience is in human resource management and he consults with organizations and with individuals. His specialties include leadership and career management. Professor DuBrin is an established author of both textbooks and trade titles. He also writes for professional journals, magazines, and newspapers. He has written textbooks on the principles of management (including Essentials of Management, now in its sixth edition for South-Western/Thomson Learning), leadership, organizational behavior, industrial psychology, and human relations. His trade titles cover many current issues, including reengineering, team play, office politics, coping with adversity, and overcoming career self-sabotage.

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