Organizational Behavior: The Management of Individual and Organizational Perfomance, 2nd edition

  • David J. Cherrington

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Overview

KEY BENEFITS: Praised by students as easy to understand and insightful to study, the first edition of this text has developed an outstanding reputation for its clear presentation of organizational behavior principles, both theoretical and applied. KEY TOPICS: This new edition builds on the success of the first with new text features in every chapter, increased coverage of new theories, and significant addition of international applications. The text also includes a case study at the end of every chapter to enable students to apply the principles they have learned, as well as an introductory case to pique student interest. MARKETS: Designed for courses in organizational behavior or management and organizational behavior at the undergraduate and MBA level.

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR.

 1. People and Organizations.

II. INDIVIDUAL BEHAVIOR.

 2. Individual Characteristics: Perception and Personality.

 3. Motivation: Learning and Reinforcement.

 4. Motivation: Needs and Outcomes.

 5. Job Motivation: Evaluating and Rewarding Performance.

 6. Job Design: Intrinsic Motivation.

 7. Job Attitudes and Behavior.

 8. Job Adaptation: Careers and Stress.

III. GROUP AND INTERGROUP BEHAVIOR.

 9. Group Dynamics.

10. Intergroup Behavior and Conflict.

IV. ORGANIZATIONS.

11. Organizational Theory.

12. Organizational Structure and Design.

V. ORGANIZATIONAL PROCESSES.

13. Communication.

14. Decision Making.

15. Leadership.

16. Power and Politics in Organizations.

17. Organizational Change and Development.

Published by Pearson (December 21st 1993) - Copyright © 1994