Organizational Behavior: Essential Tenets for a New Millennium

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South-Western College Pub., 2000 - Organizational behavior - 410 pages
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Essential Organizational Behavior uses organizational behavior theory and concepts to explain to the reader their behavior and the behavior of others in an organization. Selected topics are built into frameworks that are useful for explaining, analyzing, and diagnosing organizational processes. Micro and macro perspectives are combined to illustrate that people's behavior is not independent of the organized forms with which they behave. The chapter sequence roughly follows a new employee's experience of behavioral processes in organizations effectively communicating the reality of the concepts to those entering professional organizations for the first time.

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Contents

Introduction and Historical Background
3
The Organizational Context of the Next Millennium Diversity Quality Technology International
20
Ethics and Behavior in Organizations
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Joseph E. Champoux is a Regents' Professor of Management at the Robert O. Anderson Schools of Management of The University of New Mexico, USA. Champoux earned a B.S. and M.S. at San Diego State University and a Ph.D. in Administration at the University of California, Irvine. Champoux has taught in France, The Netherlands, Austria, Mexico and Brazil. Champoux has published 29 articles in journals such as Decision Sciences, Academy of Management Journal, Human Relations, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Management Education, Journal of Management Inquiry, Personnel Psychology, and the Journal of Organizational Behavior. He has authored or co-authored 10 book chapters and 22 print or electronic books. His current research activities focus on film as a teaching resource. He is examining various film genre for scenes that show organizational behavior and management concepts. Champoux continues to develop film-based teaching materials, including on-line film scenes.

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