Tag Archives: Organizational Behavior

Managing Organizational Behavior: What Great Managers Know and Do, 2nd Edition, Timothy Baldwin

Managing Organizational Behavior What Great Managers Know and Do, 2nd Edition

Managing Organizational Behavior by Baldwin/Bommer/Rubin distinguishes itself from other OB texts by taking a carefully-balanced approach to OB. It covers all traditional OB topics but in a decision-oriented, not just descriptive, way. It embraces the best OB models and evidence but engages students in how to use those models to improve their skill-sets and more successfully navigate organizational life. It is expressly designed to reconcile student demands for relevance and application with instructor interests in rigor, evidence and appropriate coverage of the discipline. Its student-centric materials provide students with relevant cutting-edge research and applications through extensive case studies, Manage What? situations, and practical Tool Kits that bring OB and career success to real life. Continue reading

Organizations: Behavior, Structure, Processes, 14th Edition, James Gibson

Organizations Behavior, Structure, Processes, 14th Edition

The Fourteenth Edition of the award-winning Organizations: Behavior, Structure, Processes is based on the idea that managing people, structure, and processes in organizations is a challenging, compelling, and crucial set of tasks. This book illustrates how organizational behavior theory leads to research and how both theory and research provide the basic foundation for practical applications in business firms, hospitals, educational institutions, government agencies, and other organizations. Readers are given the opportunity to look inside these organizations and to develop their own perspective and skills for managing organizational behavior. In recognition of its educational effectiveness, in 2005 the book received the Text and Academic Authors Association’s McGuffey Longevity Award. Continue reading

Self Assessment Library 3.4, 1st Edition, Stephen P. Robbins

Self Assessment Library 3.4, 1st Edition

Prentice Hall’s Self-Assessment Library is a unique learning tool that allows students to assess their knowledge, beliefs, feelings, and actions in regard to a wide range of personal skills, abilities, and interests. Provided scoring keys allow for immediate, individual analysis. This single volume of sixty-nine research-based instruments is organized into four parts– and offers students one source from which to learn more about themselves. Continue reading

Managing Human Behavior in Public and Nonprofit Organizations, 3rd Edition, Robert B. Denhardt

Managing Human Behavior in Public and Nonprofit Organizations, 3rd Edition

The only text in management and organizational behavior to focus on public organizations, nonprofit organizations, and school systems, Managing Human Behavior in Public and Nonprofit Organizations fosters competency in critical management and leadership skills including communication, motivation, teamwork, group dynamics, and decision-making. Cases, self-assessment exercises, simulations, and evaluative instruments provide students the opportunity to experience the applied side of theories and to learn both cognitively and experientially. The Third Edition covers recent developments in the field including the emergence of “positive organizational behavior.” Continue reading

Classics of Organization Theory, 7th Edition, Jay M. Shafritz

Classics of Organization Theory, 7th Edition

Grasp the important themes, perspectives, and theories of the field with CLASSICS OF ORGANIZATION THEORY. This collection of the most enduring works in organization theory, written by distinguished theorists, describes what organization theory is, how it has developed, and how its development has coincided with events and changes in other fields. Continue reading