Essentials of Organisational Behaviour

Series
Financial Times
Author
Laurie J. Mullins  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
3
Language
English
Total pages
528
Pub.-date
June 2011
ISBN13
9780273757344
ISBN
0273757342
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Description

This concise introduction to Organisational Behaviour has been developed specifically for short courses and/or non-specialist business students. It focuses on the core topics of the discipline in a detailed and engaging way, providing a readable introduction to the key theory and offering real-life examples to show its application in practice.

Written for students on undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes, this text is particularly suitable for students of non-business disciplines (e.g. engineering, IT, social sciences and others) who are taking an introductory module in business.

Features

Among the valuable features and aids to learning in the book are:

·         Management in the News features provide short illustrations based on recent press articles showing specific issues in a real-world context.

·         Case Studies give a bigger picture of key themes in each chapter through illustrations as diverse as blogging, the London 2012 Olympics and e-government.

·         Critical Reflections encourage the application of personal experience and critical thinking to the issues in question.

·         Key Terms highlighted in the text and defined both at the margin and in a full Glossary.

New to this Edition

New to the third edition, based on what our customers wanted:

·         A brand new Management in the News feature in each chapter, giving an additional real-life example of management and organisational behaviour in the news.

·         New case studies including Google, IKEA and Innocent DrinksN

·         An expanded introduction to management and organisational behaviour, offering greater insights into what the subject is and introducing the key theories.

Greater coverage of values and ethics with an international theme.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS IN BRIEF

PART 1           THE ORGANISATIONAL SETTING         

Chapter 1          Nature of Organisational Behaviour                               
Chapter 2          Approaches to Organisation and Management                

PART 2           THE INDIVIDUAL

Chapter 3          Individual Differences and Diversity                  
Chapter 4          Perception and Communication                         
Chapter 5          Work Motivation and Job Satisfaction                

PART 3           GROUPS, TEAMS AND LEADERSHIP     

Chapter 6          Work Groups and Teams                                  
Chapter 7          Nature of Leadership                                        
Chapter 8          Nature of Management                                     

PART 4           THE ORGANISATION

Chapter 9          Strategy and Structure
Chapter 10        Control and Power                   
Chapter 11        Corporate Responsibility and Ethics                   
Chapter 12        Culture and Change                  

Glossary
Index                                      

Back Cover

Over half a million students worldwide have used Management and Organisational Behaviour to help them learn. Now the market leading author, Laurie Mullins, brings you the third edition of his concise introduction to the theory and realise of managerial behaviour in today's organisations.

This book focuses on the core topics of organisational behaviour in a detailed and engaging way, exploring key theories and offering real-life examples that show its application in practice. Now with brand-new case studies exclusive to this edition, this book will help you to:

  • Cover the essential topics of organisational behaviour in sufficient depth to understand this fascinating subject
  • Read and learn from a life-long teacher who knows what students really need from a textbook
  • Succeed in your studies! Use the online resources at www.pearsoned.co.uk/mullins to test your understanding and improve your revision.

Author

Laurie Mullins is a former Lecturer at the Portsmouth Business School. He is author of two other books published by Pearson Education: Management & Organisational Behaviour (2010) and Hospitality Management & Organisational Behaviour (new edition forthcoming).

Gill Christy is the Head of the Human Resource and Marketing Management Department at Portsmouth Business School.


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