Management of Organizational Behavior: Leading Human Resources

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Prentice Hall, 2001 - Business & Economics - 516 pages
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For undergraduate and graduate-level courses in Organizational Behavior, Leadership, and Organizational Development. Used by more than a million people throughout the world, this highly readable text provides a comprehensive examination of the applied behavioral sciences, and focuses on fundamental ideas which have stood the test of years of application in academic, business, not-for-profit and administrative environments. *NEW - Revised applied behavioral science approach. *NEW - Leading the Generations section. *NEW - Revised and expanded Situational Leadership Model. *NEW - Transmodel of communication. *Provides students with most up-to-date data on effective communication. *NEW - 360 Degree Performance Evaluation. *Human Resource Development concepts and techniques. *Offers students practical guidelines so they can become familiar with performance improving techniques. *Leadership applications. *Introduces students to concepts in quality improvement. *Transformational leadership. *Provides students with a situational leadership-based approach to developing organizations. *Real world examples. *Research-based approach.

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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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