With solid coverage of theory, research, and practice, the third edition of Organizational Behavior provides the foundation for understanding micro and macro theories of organisational behaviour. New themes in this edition include international diversity, TQM, alternative work strategies, motivation and leadership. Features: * Each chapter includes an opening vignette, "Inside Look" section, "OB Focus" section, key word summary with definitions in a glossary, and review and discussion section. * After each major section there is a video case and set of cases. * Micro progression of chapter topics. New to this edition: * All box items and opening vignettes have been updated or revised to tie them more closely to the chapter discussions. * Three chapters on motivation cover employee empowerment, self-directed work teams and total quality management. * New coverage of employee commitment, and organizational citizenship behaviors. * New and emerging topics include impact of demographic diversity, organizational entry and socialization, careers, emotional labour, dominant culture, employee jealousy and envy, and self-efficacy. * Expanded treatment of cognitive and affective processes including judgemental heuristics and biases, negative affectivity, organizational commitment, job involvement, stepladder technique, leadership and intelligence, and social loafing. * Two chapters on leadership (10 and 11) cover topics such as charisma, team leadership, cognitive style, and a model for managing the leadership process. * Contains expanded coverage of leadership, cognitive resource theory, social influence, international issues, stress and wellness, and effective communication. * Over 50 new terms added to this edition.
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Robert P. Vecchio (Ph.D., University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana) holds the Franklin D. Schurz Chair in Management at the University of Notre Dame. Since joining the University in 1976, Professor Vecchio has taught and conducted research on organizational behavior and human resources management, with special emphasis on leadership and supervision. From 1983 to 1990, Professor Vecchio served as head of the Department of Management and Administrative Sciences at Notre Dame. He has served on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Review, the Journal of Management, the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Leadership Quarterly, the Journal of Managerial Inquiry, Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, International Journal of Applied Quality Management, and Organizational Analysis. From 1995 to 2000, he served as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Management. The Journal is a broad-gauge outlet that publishes rigorous empirical research in all aspects of management, with emphasis on issues surrounding effective management and leadership, as well as social responsibility.
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Buchbeschreibung Dryden Pr. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. 0030989175 New Condition. Buchnummer des Verkäufers NEW6.0010464
Buchbeschreibung Dryden Pr, 1995. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. 3. Buchnummer des Verkäufers DADAX0030989175