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.
Students in the 21st Century will face an unprecedented rate of change in employee diversity, global competition, and legal requirements. Organizational Behavior and Management (OBM), 6th edition, by Ivancevich and Matteson is intended for that precise student. OBM 6/e provides those students with a wealth of text, readings, exercises and cases allowing them to experience and understand organizational behavior and it’s importance to them as future managers. Twenty-first century managers must not only be able to perform the necessary functions of management, but they must also lead in a manner that enriches the capacity of employees who may or are likely to be moving around from work assignments, starting their own firms, and multiple organizations. Leading change, thinking ahead, executing flawlessly a plan or program, using technology, displaying passion regularly are what leaders must do smoothly and easily. The 6th Edition of OBM prepares students for this enhanced role, by focusing on managing and leading a firm’s most valuable assets, its people.
Organizational Citizenship Behavior (OCB) has been studied since the late 1970s in western countries. Over the past three decades, interest in these behaviors has increased substantially. OCB has been linked to overall organizational effectiveness, thus these types of employee behaviors have important consequences in the workplace. The construct is generally ignored in developing countries like India for research and practice both. The present work is an effort in this regard. There are several factors which influence the employees’ OCB. Examination of such factors might be a fruitful effort; as through managing those factors organization /individual can improve the OCB in work place. In present book author examine the role of demographical, individual, family, and organizational variables in OCB. The work is based on front level managers of public/ private organizations. The findings of the present study may be utilized in selection and hiring of executives, to improve the social environment of organization, and grounding and implementing work-family policies in organization. The book will be a helping hand for organizational behavior scholar and management practitioners.
Managing Organizational Behaviour (First Canadian Edition)
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.