Organized Behavior in Action: Cases and Exercises

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Cengage Learning, Mar 3, 2006 - Business & Economics - 352 pages
OB in Action provides additional cases and hands-on experiential exercises to help students bridge the gap between theory and practice. Working individually or in teams, students tackle problems and find solutions, using organizational theories as their foundation. The author brings his extensive experience in both university classroom and executive training and development settings to the text.
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Contents

Managing Global and Workforce Diversity
1
Individual Processes in Organizations
50
Interpersonal Processes in Organizations
121
Enhancing Individual and Interpersonal Processes
182
Organizational Processes and Characteristics
261
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About the author (2006)

Ricky W. Griffin serves as Distinguished Professor of Management and Blocker Chair in Business at Texas A&M. He received his Ph.D. in organizational behavior from the University of Houston. He served as editor of the Journal of Management and as an officer in the Southwest Regional Division of the Academy of Management, the Southern Management Association, and the Research Methods Division and the Organizational Behavior Division of the Academy of Management. Dr. Griffin spent three years on the faculty at the University of Missouri (Columbia) before moving to Texas A&M University in 1981. His research interests include workplace violence, employee health and well-being in the workplace, and workplace culture. A well-respected author recognized for his organizational behavior and management research, Dr. Griffin has written many successful textbooks, including: Management, Organizational Behavior, HR, Management Skills, Introduction to Business, and International Business.

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