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
An exploration of what makes an effective leader.
Leadership in Organizations provides a balance of theory and practice as it surveys the major theories and research on leadership and managerial effectiveness in formal organizations. Continue reading
Vivid examples, thought-provoking activities—get engaged in OB.
George/Jones uses real-world examples, thought- and discussion-provoking learning activities to help readers become more engaged in what they are learning. This text also provides the most contemporary and up-to-date account of the changing issues involved in managing people in organizations. Continue reading
For one-semester undergraduate and graduate level courses in Organizational Behavior.
Concise fundamentals for students. Ultimate flexibility for instructors.
This bestselling, brief alternative for the OB course covers all the key concepts needed to understand, predict, and respond to the behavior of people in real-world organizations. This text also includes cutting-edge topics and streamlined pedagogy to allow maximum flexibility in designing and shaping your course.
A paperback with 278 pages of text. Costing a lot of money–even with the Amazon discount–$140. That is bracing. As a college instructor, I have been amazed at the increase in costs for introductory textbooks. Continue reading