Organizational Behavior
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Organizational Behavior

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Organizational Behavior bridges the gap between theory and practice with a distinct ”experiential“ approach.

https://doi.org/10.24926/8668.1501
ISBN: 978-1-946135-15-5

Table of Contents
  • Cover
  • Title Page
  • Copyright
  • Table Of Contents
  • Publisher Information
  • About the Authors
  • Chapter 1: Organizational Behavior
    • 1.1 College Textbook Revolution
    • 1.2 Understanding Organizational Behavior
    • 1.3 Understanding Your Learning Style
    • 1.4 Understanding How OB Research Is Done
    • 1.5 Trends and Changes
    • 1.6 Maintaining Core Values: The Case of Nau
    • 1.7 Conclusion
    • 1.8 Exercises
  • Chapter 2: Managing Demographic and Cultural Diversity
    • 2.1 Doing Good as a Core Business Strategy: The Case of Goodwill Industries
    • 2.2 Demographic Diversity
    • 2.3 Cultural Diversity
    • 2.4 The Role of Ethics and National Culture
    • 2.5 Managing Diversity for Success: The Case of IBM
    • 2.6 Conclusion
    • 2.7 Exercises
  • Chapter 3: Understanding People at Work: Individual Differences and Perception
    • 3.1 Advice for Hiring Successful Employees: The Case of Guy Kawasaki
    • 3.2 The Interactionist Perspective: The Role of Fit
    • 3.3 Individual Differences: Values and Personality
    • 3.4 Perception
    • 3.5 The Role of Ethics and National Culture
    • 3.6 Using Science to Match Candidates to Jobs: The Case of Kronos
    • 3.7 Conclusion
    • 3.8 Exercises
  • Chapter 4: Individual Attitudes and Behaviors
    • 4.1 People Come First: The Case of SAS
    • 4.2 Work Attitudes
    • 4.3 Work Behaviors
    • 4.4 The Role of Ethics and National Culture
    • 4.5 Rebounding from Defeat: The Case of Jeffrey Katzenberg
    • 4.6 Conclusion
    • 4.7 Exercises
  • Chapter 5: Theories of Motivation
    • 5.1 A Motivating Place to Work: The Case of Zappos
    • 5.2 Need-Based Theories of Motivation
    • 5.3 Process-Based Theories
    • 5.4 The Role of Ethics and National Culture
    • 5.5 Motivation in Action: The Case of Trader Joe’s
    • 5.6 Conclusion
    • 5.7 Exercises
  • Chapter 6: Designing a Motivating Work Environment
    • 6.1 Motivating Steel Workers Works: The Case of Nucor
    • 6.2 Motivating Employees Through Job Design
    • 6.3 Motivating Employees Through Goal Setting
    • 6.4 Motivating Employees Through Performance Appraisals
    • 6.5 Motivating Employees Through Performance Incentives
    • 6.6 The Role of Ethics and National Culture
    • 6.7 Motivation Key for Success: The Case of Xerox
    • 6.8 Conclusion
    • 6.9 Exercises
  • Chapter 7: Managing Stress and Emotions
    • 7.1 Facing Foreclosure: The Case of Camden Property Trust
    • 7.2 What Is Stress?
    • 7.3 Avoiding and Managing Stress
    • 7.4 What Are Emotions?
    • 7.5 Emotions at Work
    • 7.6 The Role of Ethics and National Culture
    • 7.7 Getting Emotional: The Case of American Express
    • 7.8 Conclusion
    • 7.9 Exercises
  • Chapter 8: Communication
    • 8.1 You’ve Got Mail…and You’re Fired! The Case of RadioShack
    • 8.2 Understanding Communication
    • 8.3 Communication Barriers
    • 8.4 Different Types of Communication and Channels
    • 8.5 The Role of Ethics and National Culture
    • 8.6 Employee Satisfaction Translates to Success: The Case of Edward Jones
    • 8.7 Conclusion
    • 8.8 Exercises
  • Chapter 9: Managing Groups and Teams
    • 9.1 Teamwork Takes to the Sky: The Case of General Electric
    • 9.2 Group Dynamics
    • 9.3 Understanding Team Design Characteristics
    • 9.4 Management of Teams
    • 9.5 Barriers to Effective Teams
    • 9.6 The Role of Ethics and National Culture
    • 9.7 Green Teams at Work: The Case of New Seasons Market
    • 9.8 Conclusion
    • 9.9 Exercises
  • Chapter 10: Conflict and Negotiations
    • 10.1 Negotiation Failure: The Case of the PointCast
    • 10.2 Understanding Conflict
    • 10.3 Causes and Outcomes of Conflict
    • 10.4 Conflict Management
    • 10.5 Negotiations
    • 10.6 The Role of Ethics and National Culture
    • 10.7 Avoiding Conflict at WorldCom: The Case of Bernard Ebbers
    • 10.8 Conclusion
    • 10.9 Exercises
  • Chapter 11: Making Decisions
    • 11.1 Decision-Making Culture: The Case of Google
    • 11.2 Understanding Decision Making
    • 11.3 Faulty Decision Making
    • 11.4 Decision Making in Groups
    • 11.5 The Role of Ethics and National Culture
    • 11.6 Empowered Decision Making: The Case of Ingar Skaug
    • 11.7 Conclusion
    • 11.8 Exercises
  • Chapter 12: Leading People Within Organizations
    • 12.1 Taking on the Pepsi Challenge: The Case of Indra Nooyi
    • 12.2 Who Is a Leader? Trait Approaches to Leadership
    • 12.3 What Do Leaders Do? Behavioral Approaches to Leadership
    • 12.4 What Is the Role of the Context? Contingency Approaches to Leadership
    • 12.5 What’s New? Contemporary Approaches to Leadership
    • 12.6 The Role of Ethics and National Culture
    • 12.7 Leadership Development: The Case of Starbucks
    • 12.8 Conclusion
    • 12.9 Exercises
  • Chapter 13: Power and Politics
    • 13.1 Focus on Power: The Case of Steve Jobs
    • 13.2 The Basics of Power
    • 13.3 The Power to Influence
    • 13.4 Organizational Politics
    • 13.5 Understanding Social Networks
    • 13.6 The Role of Ethics and National Culture
    • 13.7 Getting Connected: The Case of Social Networking
    • 13.8 Conclusion
    • 13.9 Exercises
  • Chapter 14: Organizational Structure and Change
    • 14.1 Organizational Structure: The Case of Toyota
    • 14.2 Organizational Structure
    • 14.3 Organizational Change
    • 14.4 The Role of Ethics and National Culture
    • 14.5 Changing for Good: The Case of Hanna Andersson Corporation
    • 14.6 Conclusion
    • 14.7 Exercises
  • Chapter 15: Organizational Culture
    • 15.1 Building a Customer Service Culture: The Case of Nordstrom
    • 15.2 Understanding Organizational Culture
    • 15.3 Characteristics of Organizational Culture
    • 15.4 Creating and Maintaining Organizational Culture
    • 15.5 Creating Culture Change
    • 15.6 The Role of Ethics and National Culture
    • 15.7 Clash of the Cultures: The Case of Newell Rubbermaid
    • 15.8 Conclusion
    • 15.9 Exercises
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