Organizational Behavior concisely covers the essential theories and concepts students need to understand about behavior in organizational settings in the twenty-first century. Readers interested in management will find insight into into their own behavior and the behavior of others to help them perform effectively in organizations.
Champoux has carefully selected the topics and built them into frameworks useful for explaining, analyzing, and diagnosing organizational processes. Covering both micro and macro perspectives on organizational behavior, the book includes new topics on leadership styles, generational differences, and technology in the workplace as well as plenty of examples to help students understand the application of various concepts and theories.
Upper-level students of organizational behavior will find the book a useful explanation of managerial and organizational situations. A companion website, featuring instructor manual, test bank, and PowerPoint slides, provides additional support for students and instructors.
Joseph E. Champoux is a Regents' Professor of Management Emeritus at the University of New Mexico, USA. He has published extensively, in such journals as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management Education, Personnel Psychology, and the Journal of Organizational Behavior.
Part 1: Introduction: The Context of Modern Organizational Behavior and Management 1. Introduction and Historical Background 2. The Context of Modern Organizations (Diversity, Quality, Technology, International) 3. Ethics and Behavior in Organizations 4. Organizational Culture Part 2: Individual Processes in Organizations 5. Perception, Attitudes, and Personality 6. Organizational Socialization 7. Motivation: Need Theories 8. Motivation: Cognitive and Behavioral Theories and Techniques 9. Job Design and Intrinsic Rewards Part 3: Group and Interpersonal Processes in Organizations 10. Groups and Intergroup Processes 11. Conflict in Organizations 12. Leadership and Management Part 4: Organizational Processes 13. Communication Processes 14. Decision-Making and Problem-Solving Processes 15. Power and Political Behavior 16. Stress in Organizations Part V: Organizational Design and Organizational Change 17. Organizational Design 18. Organizational Change and Development