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Organizational Behavior

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Multiple Authors

Copyright Year: 2019

Publisher: OpenStax

Language: English

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Reviewed by Noel Ridsdale, Assistant Professor of Management, Limestone University on 12/1/20

This book was very comparable to other texts in the Organizational Behavior area. The areas were very similar to current texts, and were covered in a very comprehensive way. All relevant topic areas were included with complete content areas... read more

Table of Contents

  • 1. Management and Organizational Behavior
  • 2. Individual and Cultural Differences
  • 3. Perception and Job Attitudes
  • 4. Learning and Reinforcement
  • 5. Diversity in Organizations
  • 6. Perception and Managerial Decision Making
  • 7. Work Motivation for Performance
  • 8. Performance Appraisal and Rewards
  • 9. Group and Intergroup Relations
  • 10. Understanding and Managing Work Teams
  • 11. Communication
  • 12. Leadership
  • 13. Organizational Power and Politics
  • 14. Conflict and Negotiations
  • 15. External and Internal Organizational Environments and Corporate Culture
  • 16. Organizational Structure and Change
  • 17. Human Resource Management
  • 18. Stress and Well Being
  • 19. Entrepreneurship

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About the Book

This OpenStax resource aligns to introductory courses in Organizational Behavior. The text presents the theory, concepts, and applications with particular emphasis on the impact that individuals and groups can have on organizational performance and culture. An array of recurring features engages students in entrepreneurial thinking, managing change, using tools/technology, and responsible management; furthermore, the unique chapter on Social Media and Communication contextualizes the importance and implications of various platforms and communications methods.

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Contributing Authors

J. Stewart Black, INSEAD
David S. Bright, Wright State University
Donald G. Gardner, University of Colorado-Colorado Springs
Eva Hartmann, University of Richmond
Jason Lambert, Texas Woman’s University
Laura M. Leduc, James Madison University
Joy Leopold, Webster University
James S. O’Rourke, University of Notre Dame
Jon L. Pierce, University of Minnesota-Duluth
Richard M. Steers, University of Oregon
Siri Terjesen, American University
Joseph Weiss, Bentley University