Students with a strong grasp of the complete conceptual framework of OB theories have a greater understanding of its managerial implications, as well as their own personal and work experiences. Through this understanding, the conceptual framework is validated and OB as a subject becomes more relevant. This insightful book is designed to guide students through this crucial process.
Key features: * Presents the complete conceptual framework of the relevant theories of OB giving students a clear understanding of the processes underlying human behaviour at work * Encourages students to test the relevance of these theories through reflection on their own experiences, and through participation in the experiential exercises * Provides students with the knowledge they need to develop effective strategies based on sound theory, to deal with workplaces behaviours, and become first class managers * Explores the impact of cultural and cross-cultural issues in OB and equips students with the interpersonal skills they need to manage a global workforce This book is packed with cases, exercises, discussion questions and other learning features that will prepare any OB student for the difficult but necessary task of managing behaviour in the workplace.
Zeynep Aycan is Professor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology at Koc University, Turkey. Rabindra N Kanungo is Faculty Chair Professor, Faculty of Management, McGill University. Manuel Mendonca is Associate Professor, Faculty of Management at McGill University.
Chapter 1: Managing Learning Organizations in Cross-Cultural Context Chapter 2: Work Motivation in Cross-Cultural Context Chapter 3: Behavioral Modification and Performance Management Chapter 4: Communication and Conflict Management Chapter 5: Leadership: Role Behaviours and Cross-cultural Perspectives Chapter 6: Teamwork: Effectiveness and Cross-Cultural Perspectives Chapter 7: Organizational Attitudes and Work-Life Balance Chapter 8: Organizational Structure and Organizational Change Chapter 9: Human Resource Management in Cross-Cultural Context Chapter 10: Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics
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