Organizational Behavior Fourth Edition helps students understand the impact of effective management of people, teams and groups on organizational performance. Through this strategic framework, the authors illustrate organizational behavior as critical to implementing strategy, gaining competitive advantages, and ensuring positive organizational results. The 4th Edition includes the latest research and literature pertaining to pressing topics like global contexts, motivation and leadership. With features that offer managerial advice, highlight strategic initiatives and provide opportunities for self-assessment and analysis, the text encourages students to understand the value of OB to organizational success and to their future careers.
Opening Case Study: Whole Foods, Whole People Part I: The Strategic Lens Chapter 1: A Strategic Approach to Organizational Behavior Chapter 2: Organizational Diversity Chapter 3: Organizational Behavior in a Global Context Part I Case Study: Cooperating and Communicating Across Cultures (Online Only) Part II: Individual Processes Chapter 4: Learning and Perception Chapter 5: Personality, Intelligence, Attitudes, and Emotions Chapter 6: Work Motivation Chapter 7: Stress and Well-Being Part II Case Study: Brussels and Bradshaw (Online Only) Part: III Groups, Teams, and Social Processes Chapter 8: Leadership Chapter 9: Communication Chapter 10: Decision Making by Individuals and Groups Chapter 11: Groups and Teams Chapter 12: Con ict, Negotiation, Power, and Politics Part III Case Study: Bright And Dedicated: What More Do You Want? (Online Only) Part IV: The Organizational Context Chapter 13: Organizational Structure and Culture Chapter 14: Organizational Change and Development Part IV Case Study: Anna Frisch At Aesch Ag (Online Only) Concluding Case Study: Organizational Culture at Dreamworks Animation (Online Only)