Blending theory and practice with a strong applied, cross-cultural, and self-development focus, this volume shows readers how to manage organizations and the people in them -- as well as their own careers --from a multi-level (micro/macro), integrative, global perspective. A variety of self-assessments, practical advice, cases, and exercises give readers hands-on practice throughout. KEY TOPICS: Covers: The Challenge of Managing People and Organizations; Understanding the Context of Organizations; Culture in Organizations; Understanding and Managing Individual Differences; Understanding People: Social Perception; Managing Performance through Motivation and Outcomes; Building Block of Groups Behavior; Turning Groups into Teams; Leading People; Making Decisions; Using Power and Organizational Politics; Managing Conflict and Negotiation; Communicating and Managing Information; Managing Change; and Personal and Organizational Effectiveness. For managers and team leaders.
Using the most unique approach to organizational behavior today, Hellriegel/Slocum's ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR, 13E equips readers to become high performance managers in today's business world. Readers gain a solid foundation in organizational behavior with this competency-based approach. Students assess and maximize their personal skills within the context of today's organizational behavior as they learn to master seven core managerial competencies most important for success -- managing self, ethics, communication, diversity, across cultures, teams, and change. This edition combines classic theory with contemporary research and emerging trends to establish a clear connection between OB theory and contemporary practice. New actual business cases and interactive exercises demonstrate how effective leaders use key competencies to lead. Trust ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR, 13E for the foundation your students need to become highly effective leaders today and tomorrow.
This book contains Nepalese universities employees' perceptions on organizational citizenship behavior and leadership behavior from the perspective of cultural regeneration in higher education. This book describes about different theories of organizational citizenship behavior and leadership behavior. This book presents a model for future directions in addressing employees' organizational citizenship behaviors for productivity in universities as a vision in the field of Leadership Education.
1. Organizational DNA and Organizational Performance, 2. Organizational Cynicism and Organizational Citizenship Behavior, 3. Organizational Cohesiveness and Organizational Performance, 4. Organizational Cynicism and Job Attitudes, 5. Organizational Cynicism and Organizational Change, 6. Organizational Learning, Knowledge Management and Organizational Performance, 7. Organizational Commitment and Organizational Change, 8. Organizational Commitment, Organizational Identification and Organizational Citizenship Behavior, 9. Organizational Learning and Organizational Performance, 10. Organizational Cynicism and Organizational Commitment.
Organizational citizenship behavior is a new concept in organizational performance and indeed an effective element in measuring it. It includes volunteer relations between employees which help make organizations more effective. The objective of this book is to contribute to the growing number of international studies on organizational citizenship behavior by identifying variables which determine organizational citizenship behavior by taking into account the roles played by national culture, organizational hierarchy and job satisfaction.
This book focuses on a body of knowledge that balances and requires that many disciplines should be brought together to create a contemporary approach to organization behavior and transformation (of both organization and the individual) in a changeable business environment. The challenge in this book is to explore the organization behavior, culture and strategies relating to effective organizational and managerial performance. The chapters of the book cover the topics as: communication, motivation, organizational structure, workplace behaviors, teams, managing distances and differences, organizational culture and diversity, organizational change and learning organization, and more. This is a very rich collection of thinking and empirical research findings on the subject. For anyone trying to understanding modern organization and the today''s world of work as well as what the future may be like, this is the book of choice.
The authors focus on presenting the reader with outstanding contributions to the management and organizational behavior literature. The readings include works of recognized, respected, and pioneer scholars in the field while also broadening the understanding of management and organizational behavior topics found in textbooks. The readings also incorporate theorists from the economics, sociology, statistics, mathematics, engineering, and psychology disciplines to reflect the complex and dynamic field ofmanagement and organizational behavior.
Luthans' Organizational Behavior was the first mainstream organizational behavior text on the market and continues its tradition of being the most current and up to date researched text today. The author, Fred Luthans, is well known in this field, and is the 5th highest Publisher in the Academy of Management Journal. He continues to do research in the area of organizational behavior. This text is aimed at professors who take a research based and conceptual approach to their OB course.
Book DescriptionGlobal Management and Organizational Behavior By Konopaske and Ivancevich was written to provide a clear picture, analysis, and set of suggestions for managers and leaders to operate in international settings. Global Management and Organizational Behavior is a self-contained set of materials, which illustrates that globalization requires a different tack and course than the traditional treatment of management or organizational behavior. To support the content, models and examples provided in the book, each of the three parts of the text contains readings, exercises and cases.
Book DescriptionLuthans: Organizational Behavior was the first mainstream organizational behavior text on the market and continues its tradition of being the most current and up to date researched text today. The author, Fred Luthans, is well known in this field, and is the 5th highest Publisher in the Academy of Management Journal. He continues to do research in the area of organizational behavior. This text is aimed at professors who take a research based and conceptual approach to their OB course.
Book DescriptionVolume 24 of Research in Organizational Behavior (ROB) contains a broad and eclectic set of offerings. The chapters address a variety of recent and important concerns in organizational theory, ranging from the evolution of organizations and cross-cultural analyses of managerial behavior to the micro-sociology of knowledge brokering within organizations and the etiology of organizational messes. The opening chapter, by Glenn Carroll, Stanislav Dobrev, and Anand Swaminathan, examines resource partitioning theory, an important theoretical perspective in population ecology. The next three chapters, broadly construed, address issues of organizational innovation, learning, and adaptation in complex environments. The next contribution, by John Carroll, Jenny Rudolph, and Sachi Hatakenaka examines how high-hazard organizations learn from experience. As with all organizations, high-hazard organizations such as nuclear power plants and chemi
Human Resource are the key essentials of any organization success, the human factor drives everything, the success of any organization mostly depends on the ability to attract, motivate, retain and develop skilled people in business organization and management. No one can get success without knowing about people and their behavior at work, behavior direct links with the performance of the workforce, to understand and manage people at work it is vital to know about the behavior of the personnel. A question was always in my mind to write a book that would somehow appeared easy to most of students in the relevant fields. This book fulfills the primarily needs of the students of the business administration, commerce and management because behavior is an important management course, and is equally useful for those persons who are managing their organization and want to know the basic of organizational behavior. The purpose of this book is assisting the present and future organizational members to understand the fundamentals of organization behavior and to manage people at work. This book describes the important concepts that make up the field of organization behavior.
Nowadays the terms organizational behavior and human resource management are being increasingly used by both practitioners and researchers. The changes in today’s business environment, triggered a number of changes in management and organizational practice that pointed in the organizational behavior and human resource management direction. Therefore, a relatively critical body of academic literature concerning organizational behavior and human resource management has emerged. In this essence, this book attempts to develop an understanding of the important issues and challenges in the fields of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management. It is a must for business students and the busy professional manager alike. This collection covers some of the main issues associated with people management. Each essay provides a valuable shorthand to understanding the content of the main issues and the contested debates around it. In this book, some contemporary issues in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management will be reviewed and discussed.
This book introduces 4 important topics in organizational behavior: organizational commitment, work environment, organizational environment, and motivation. The first chapter discusses conceptualization of organizational commitment, antecedents and consequences of organizational commitment, and organizational commitment profiles. Also, this chapter reviews commitment studies in sport management and suggests future directions in commitment research in sport management. In chapter 2, an individual’s psychological work environment, such as social support, organizational support, organizational justice, and work-family conflict, is examined in relation to various work outcomes. Chapter 3 focuses on reviewing different perspectives of classifying organizational environment and attempts to develop environmental dimensions that are applicable to sport organizations. Finally, different motivation theories and the studies that employed each theory are reviewed, and the importance of cross-cultural studies in motivation is discussed.
Kreitner and Kinicki's Organizational Behavior, 6th Edition, continues its tradition of being up-to-date, relevant and user-driven. Kreitner and Kinicki's approach to organizational behavior is based on the authors' belief that reading a comprehensive textbook is hard work, but that the process should be interesting (and sometimes fun). Thus, they consistently attempt to find a way to make complex ideas understandable through explanations, contemporary examples, and/or learning exercises. The cover again depicts the well known visual brand of Wolves. This remains a central theme because Kreitner and Kinicki see wolves as an instructive and inspiring metaphor for modern Organizational Behavior. Wolves are dedicated team players, great communicators, and adaptable. These are key success attributes in today's workplace.