Organizational behavior today

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Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2008 - Business & Economics - 311 pages
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This book provides students with valuable tools needed for understanding and managing organizational pursuits, including job interviews, projects with other students, club memberships, and other topics as it relates to work.

  Some of the featured topics include, the influence of people on organizations, differences between leadership and management, ethical issues and challenges in the workplace, levels of communication, teamwork, and two major topics of justice theory.

This book is intended for business students who would like to gain knowledge of organizational behavior.

 

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Contents

The Person and the Organization
8
Understanding People and Their Behavior
21
Ethics and Values
41
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Leigh L. Thompson" is the J. Jay Gerber Distinguished Professor of Dispute Resolution and Organizations in the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She is also the director of the AT&T Behavioral Research Laboratory at Kellogg and the Leading High Impact Teams Executive Program at Kellogg. An active consultant, Thompson has taught teamwork skills to a wide variety of executives and managers all over the world. An internationally recognized scholar, Thompson has published four books and over 65 articles in leading management journals and books. Thompson has received numerous awards and honors for her research, including the National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator Award, a fellowship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford, California, and a grant from the Citigroup Behavioral Sciences Research Council of Citibank. For more information about Leigh Thompson's teaching and research, please visit:
www.LeighThompson.com.

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