Organizational Behaviour and Management

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Cengage Learning EMEA, 2005 - Business & Economics - 877 pages
This comprehensive and accessible introduction to organizational behaviour balances sociological and psychological perspectives to provide the perfect core text for students at undergraduate and MBA level. John Martin successfully blends together theory, practical application and critical reflection and encourages students to develop practical and theoretical understanding. Written in a clear and engaging way the text includes learning objectives, discussion and research questions, _management in action_ panels, _stop and consider_ boxes and excellent chapter summaries. An accompanying website includes extensive resources for both you and your students.
 

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Organisational Behaviour and Management

Contents

Organizational behaviour today
3
Management and organizations evolution
37
Individuals within Organizations
77
Personality and individual difference
123
Learning within organizations
165
Groups and Teams within Organizations
207
dynamics and effectiveness
249
Managing Organizations
291
Work design and organization
523
Technology and work
567
Organizational structure and design
611
Managing the Processes
667
Communication decision making and negotiation
669
Power and control
711
Conflict and organizational politics
745
Organizational development and change
789

Leadership in organizations
335
Managing People within an Organization
381
Managing people and stress
383
Motivation and performance management
427
Ethics and organizational culture
471
Managing Work Design Technology and Structure
521
Contingency perspectives on change
810
an applied perspective
824
Bibliography 84
841
Index
862
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About the author (2005)

John Martin is Associate Professor of History at Trinity University.

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