For courses in organizational behavior.
A streamlined presentation of key organizational behavior concepts
Essentials of Organizational Behavior teaches students how to communicate and interact within organizations, through real-world scenarios. The text offers comprehensive coverage of key organizational behavior (OB) concepts, making each lesson engaging and easy to absorb. Students can use the book's concepts to apply what they've learned to their own education, future career plans, and other organizational endeavors.
Currently used at more than 500 colleges and universities worldwide, Essentials of Organizational Behavior serves as a popular resource so students can learn and understand the most important concepts in OB. With updated research and the integration of contemporary global issues, the 14th Edition focuses on the most relevant OB concepts that resonate with students.
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Part 1: An Introduction 1. Welcome to the World of OB Part 2: Individual Differences 2. Attitudes 3. Emotions 4. Personality Factors 5. Perceptual Processes 6. Valuing Diversity 7. Basic Motivation 8. Applied Motivation Part 3: Groups in Organizations 9. Communication 10. Basics of Group Behavior 11. From Groups to Teams 12. Characteristics of Leaders 13. Power and Politics in Organizations 14. Conflict in Organizations Part 4: Organizational Systems 15. Organization Structure and Design 16. Creating and Maintaining Organizational Culture 17. Organizational Change