Organizational Behavior: Foundations, Realities, and Challenges
South-Western College Pub., 2000 - Organizational behavior - 641 pages
This contemporary, skills-based text blends theory and practical examples in its presentation of traditional organizational behavior topics. The Third Edition highlights the changing nature of managerial work and careers, and the demands placed on people to grow and adjust while maintaining health and well being for themselves and their organizations. An overview of six companies is used to illustrate and link key concepts throughout the text. These companies are: Gateway 2000, Starbucks, Southwest Airlines, Ford, Harpo Products, and the American Red Cross. Globalization, cultural diversity, technology and ethics are four themes interwoven through the text presenting current and relevant issues that managers must face on a daily basis
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