Examination of individuals, groups, and organizations from a behavioral and structural perspective. Topics include employee motivation and satisfaction, communication, power and politics, the dynamics of groups and teams, conflict management, and organizational design and change.
2017. Authors(s) information removed at request of publisher.
Organizational Behavior bridges the gap between theory and practice with a distinct "experiential" approach.
On average, a worker in the USA will change jobs 10 times in 20 years. In order to succeed in this type of career situation, individuals need to be armed with the tools necessary to be life-long learners. To that end, this book is not be about giving students all the answers to every situation they may encounter when they start their first job or as they continue up the career ladder. Instead, this book gives students the vocabulary, framework, and critical thinking skills necessary to diagnose situations, ask tough questions, evaluate the answers received, and to act in an effective and ethical manner regardless of situational characteristics.
Updated 2022. By J. Steward Black et al.
Aligns to introductory courses in Organizational Behavior. Presents the theory, concepts, and applications with particular emphasis on the impact that individuals and groups can have on organizational performance and culture. Recurring features engage students in entrepreneurial thinking, managing change, using tools/technology, and responsible management.
By Julie Zink, Granite State College. Students gain an understanding of key topics and concepts, including communication networks, media management, organizational culture and climate, intercultural communication, meetings management, ethical communication, assessing communication quality, and crisis communication – and the impact of social technologies.
Covers five major Organizational Behavior areas including managing individuals, managing groups, power and politics, conflict management, and organizational change. Before delving into more rigorous materials, it is important to understand what an organization is and the history of organizational behavior as a discipline. In taking this into consideration, this course will begin with a look at the basics of an organization. Must log in to access quizzes.
2019. By William Judge.
Offers an alternative to the traditional approach by focusing on building the change capacity of the entire organization in anticipation of future pressures to change. Based on systematic research of more than 5,000 respondents working within more than 200 organization or organizational units conducted during the previous decade, this book offers a clear and proven method for diagnosing your organizational change capacity.
2012. By Kim Warren, London Business School.
How to deliver strategy powerfully over a sustained period of time.
This book helps you to show your students where the levers are and how to choose what to do, when, and how much to achieve their goals.
This book outlines the dynamics of strategy, how one drives performance - past, today and into the future. It shows what causes performance to improve or deteriorate and what your students can do to change this trajectory for the better.