Management of organizational behavior: utilizing human resources

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Prentice Hall, 1996 - Business & Economics - 627 pages
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Used by more than a million people, this best-selling book is based on fundamental ideas from the applied behavioral sciences that have been successfully applied in thousands of organizations throughout the world. The Seventh Edition of Management of Organizational Behavior continues to build on the concepts and techniques of two important applied behavioral science approaches: Situational Leadership and One Minute Management - programs adopted worldwide by more than 400 of the Fortune 500 companies. The Seventh Edition is thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the most current research in the behavioral sciences as well as the continued development in the authors' thinking and their consulting activities. In addition to bringing quality management into clearer focus, the book features two new chapters written by international consultants. The new edition also takes into account comments and suggestions provided by managers, students, teachers, researchers, consultants, and reviewers; offers aclear writing style and flexible format; and includes an extensive list of suggested supplementary reading. Management of Organizational Behavior, Seventh Edition, provides readers with a thorough introduction to the exciting field of management of organizational behavior applicable to public and private management and administration in a wide variety of disciplines: business, communication, health sciences, education, nursing, engineering, and agribusiness.

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User Review  - Alan - Goodreads

This book provided some great insights into organizational change and handling people. My people skills improved dramatically after reading it. It provides a very useful theoretical model to hang ones practical manager's hat on. Really good! Read full review

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The foundational reading for changing the shape of human organization. Read full review

Contents

An Applied Behavioral Sciences Approach
1
MANAGEMENT DEFINED
7
ORGANIZATIONS AS SOCIAL SYSTEMS
13
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Kenneth Hartely Blanchard was born May 6, 1939, in Orange, New Jersey. He married Marjorie McKee, a business consultant, in 1962. He founded Blanchard Training and Development in 1977. Blanchard has cowritten several books on management, including one of the best-selling management books of all time, The One-Minute Manager (1982) with Spencer Johnson. In the book, the authors describe effective and efficient management skills. The basics to good management are setting goals, praising, and reprimanding. Blanchard says that these skills can easily be translated to work in the home as well as the office. Blanchard lives in San Diego, California.

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