Managing Behavior in Organizations

9780536866936: Managing Behavior in Organizations

This excellent paperback provides a brief, yet comprehensive tour of the scientific and practical highlights of organizational behavior (OB). It gets right to the point by focusing on essential concepts and practices that those in business really need to know. It allows readers to understand and appreciate the essentials of OB as a practical and scientific field by providing a good balance between research/theory and practical applications for the concepts presented. A long list of cutting-edge topics are covered in this easy-to-understand, conversationally-written book. It includes integrated coverage of Internet/Web-based organizational behavior concepts with special treatment of e-commerce, and includes practical tips and suggestions telling readers how to apply OB in their own jobs. Coverage includes: individual behavior, group behavior, and organizational processes. A especially handy reference for practicing managers and executives in corporate training programs.

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A brief Organizational Behavior text. This book covers all of the necessary essentials, while offering the time and space for supplemental materials. Features include "You Be the Consultant" boxes and team exercises.

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In just 14 chapters, Jerald Greenberg offers up-to-date coverage of the major organizational behavior topics!

This new edition of Managing Behavior in Organizations helps students understand organizational behavior, its current theories and their value to modern organizational practice.

Look for these features in the new edition:

  • "Making the Case for..." are brief opening cases in each chapter that illustrate the importance of the particular topic in an organization.
  • Two new chapters including Chapter 3-"Personality, Feelings, and Stress" and Chapter 6-"Interpersonal Behavior in the Workplace"
  • "Winning Practices"is a box included in each chapter that describes how organizational behavior principles were applied in a way that helped an organization improve.
  • End of chapter elements including self-assessment exercises, group exercises, and "You Be the Consultant" mini cases.

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Jerald Greenberg
Published by Pearson Custom Pub (2004)
ISBN 10: 0536866937 ISBN 13: 9780536866936
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