- Wydawnictwo: McGraw-Hill
- Data wydania: 2 października 2009
- Liczba stron: 704
- Robert Kreitner
- Angelo Kinicki
In its tradition of being an up-to-date, relevant and user-driven textbook, Kreitner and Kinicki’s approach to organizational behavior is based on the authors’ belief that reading a comprehensive textbook is hard work; however, the process should be interesting and sometimes even fun. The authors’ commitment to continuous improvement makes complex ideas understandable through clear and concise explanations, contemporary examples, a visually appealing photo/art program, and/or learning exercises. The authors respond to user feedback by ensuring the text covers the very latest OB research and practices.
1,385 source material citations are dated 2008-2009 with over 1/3 of those referencing 2009.
Key topics, such as diversity in organizations, ethics, and globalization, are recommended by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
Wolf branding book cover: Wolves remain a central theme for Kreitner and Kinicki because they view wolves as an instructive and inspiring metaphor for modern Organizational Behavior. Wolves are dedicated team players, great communicators, and adaptable. These are quintessential attributes for success in today’s workplace.
Table of contents
Part 1: The World of Organizational Behavior
Chapter 1: Organizational Behavior: The Quest for People-Centered Organizations and Ethical Conduct
Chapter 2: Managing Diversity: Releasing Every Employee’s Potential
Chapter 3: Organizational Culture, Socialization, and Mentoring
Chapter 4: International OB: Managing across CulturesPart 2: Individual Behavior in Organizations
Chapter 5: Key Individual Differences and the Road to Success
Chapter 6: Values, Attitudes, Job Satisfaction, and Counterproductive Work Behaviors
Chapter 7: Social Perception and Attributions
Chapter 8: Foundations of Motivation
Chapter 9: Improving Job Performance with Goals, Feedback, Rewards, and Positive Reinforcement Part 3: Group and Social Processes
Chapter 10: Group Dynamics
Chapter 11: Developing and Leading Effective Teams
Chapter 12: Individual and Group Decision-Making
Chapter 13: Managing Conflict and NegotiatingPart 4: Organizational Processes
Chapter 14: Communicating in the Digital Age
Chapter 15: Influence Tactics, Empowerment, and Politics
Chapter 16: Leadership
Chapter 17: Organizational Design, Effectiveness, and Innovation
Chapter 18: Managing Change and StressLearning Modules (OLC)
Learning Module A (Web): Self-Management: A Social Learning Model
Learning Module B (Web): Performance Appraisal
Learning Module C (Web): Additional Leadership Models
Learning Module D (Web): Research Methods in OB