Organizational Behaviour

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Based on a number of previous editions of the bestselling text, Organizational Behavior by Schermerhorn/Hunt/Osborn, this first edition addresses the complex issues that knowledge-based work organizations face in the early 21st century. 

Featuring more examples and cases from Europe and Asia, the authors combine a managerial approach aimed to help existing and aspiring managers meet increasingly challenging performance targets, with a rounded and critical perspective that questions and looks deeper into the research behind the theories. 

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  • Can leadership theories developed in the West be applied when managing a multicultural workforce?
  • To what extent can a strong and unified organizational culture help achieve competitive advantage?
  • What are the possible negative or dysfunctional aspects of group working?
  • How can managers foster loyalty and commitment from the increasing number of remote or teleworkers?

This edition of Organizational Behaviour addresses the complex issues that knowledge-based work organizations face in the early 21st century.

The authors combine a managerial approach, aimed to help existing and aspiring managers meet increasingly challenging performance targets, with a rounded and critical perspective, that questions and looks deeper into the research behind the theories.

Their concise coverage of the core topics can be applied to both one-semester and year-long teaching and learning patterns. In addition, this colourful and well-presented text includes:

  • Real world examples in Opening Vignettes, OB in Action boxes, and numerous short and longer Case Studies
  • Effective Manager boxes that offer practical advice and checklists
  • Counterpoint boxes that highlight negative occurrences within workplaces and alternative political perspectives
  • Research in Action boxes that link to additional journal articles available on the book companion website

Individual and Group activities, Running Projects, Discussion Questions and Assignments

The book companion website at www.wileyeurope.com/college/french offers lecturers solutions to all exercises and questions, case teaching notes, powerpoint slides, a testbank, additional journal articles with accompanying questions, and audio and video resources. Students can also access self assessments, quizzes and an online glossary.

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