Organizational Behavior: Essential theories of motivation and leadership. one

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M.E. Sharpe, Jan 1, 2005 - Business & Economics - 416 pages
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This comprehensive text provides a detailed review and analysis of the building-block theories in Organizational Behavior. Expanding on his previous work in the field, John Miner has identified the key theories that every student or scholar needs to understand to be considered literate in the discipline.
  

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Contents

Science and Its Theory
3
The Conduct and Research and the Development of Knowledge
18
THEORIES OF MOTIVATION
35
From Social Psychology and Personality Theory Theory
37
Achievement Motivation Theory
46
MotivationHygiene Theory
61
Job Characteristics Theory
75
Expectancy Theories
94
THEORIES OF LEADERSHIP
205
Normative Design Theory
207
Contingency Theory of Leadership
232
Vertical Dyad Linkage and LeaderMember Exchange Theory
256
Information Processing Theory of Leadership
280
Substitutes for Leadership
300
Role Motivation Theory
319
Charismatic Leadership Theory
337

Operant Behavior and Organizational Behavior Modification
114
Equity Theory
134
GoalSetting Theory
159
Attribution Theory Managerial Perceptions of Poor Performing Subordinate
184
Transformational Leadership Theory
361
Name Index
387
Subject Index
400
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JOHN B. MINER is a writer and consultant specializing in entrepreneurship, strategic human resource management and organizational behavior.

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