Organizational Behavior, Global Edition

Organizational Behavior, Global Edition - Stephen P. Robbins - 9781292259239 - Management - Organizational Behavior (115)
Series
Pearson
Author
Stephen P. Robbins / Timothy A. Judge  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
18
Language
English
Total pages
776
Pub.-date
July 2018
ISBN13
9781292259239
ISBN
129225923X
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Description

For undergraduate and graduate courses in organizational behavior.

 

Help students apply OB concepts

The world’s most successful Organizational Behavior textbook provides the research you want, in the language your students understand. This text makes current, relevant research come alive for readers. The 18th Edition reflects the most recent research and business events within the field of organizational behavior, while maintaining its hallmark features -- a clear writing style, cutting-edge content, and intuitive pedagogy. There’s a reason why Robbins’s textbooks have educated millions of students and have been translated into 20 languages -- and it’s because of a commitment to provide engaging, cutting-edge material that helps students understand and connect with organizational behavior.

 

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Features

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·    New - An Employabilty Skills Matrix at the beginning of each chapter provides students with a visual guide to features that support the development of skills employers are looking for in today’s business graduates.

·    New and Updated - Opening-Chapter Vignettes bring current business trends and events to the forefront so students are kept up-to-date on the current managerial landscape.

·    New and Updated - Personal Inventory Assessments help students develop professionalism and awareness of oneself and others, giving students to learn skill necessary for their future career.

·    Career Objectives in every chapter provide advice, in a question-and-answer format to help students think through issues they may face in the workforce today.

·    Updated - End-of-Chapter material. Each end of chapter includes Experiential Activities, Ethical Dilemmas, and two Cases. Also, 5 Comprehensive Cases at the end of the text provide more application practice than any other text available.

Real-world examples of organizational behavior

·    New and Updated - Each chapter opens with a real company example, that demonstrates the topics that will be covered.

·    New and Updated -  Profiles of real company leaders throughout the text illustrate how course concepts have helped their success. 

·    New - Photos and captions link the chapter content to contemporary real-life worldwide situations to enhance students’ understanding of the hands-on application of concepts.

·    New and Updated - The Point/Counterpoint feature presents opposing positions on hot topics in Organizational Behavior to help student learn to think critically. 

·    Global OB research is woven throughout each chapter and is now more easily found via an identifying logo.

·    Customer Satisfaction, Job Enrichment and Mindfulness are discussed and analyzed to help students prepare for their careers. 

 

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Check out the preface[SI1]  for a complete list of features and what's new in this edition. 

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New to this Edition

Help students apply OB to their future career

·    An Employabilty Skills Matrix at the beginning of each chapter provides students with a visual guide to features that support the development of skills employers are looking for in today’s business graduates.

·    Opening-Chapter Vignettes bring current business trends and events to the forefront so students are kept up-to-date on the current managerial landscape.

·    Personal Inventory Assessments help students develop professionalism and awareness of oneself and others, giving students to learn skill necessary for their future career.

·    End-of-Chapter material. Each end of chapter includes Experiential Activities, Ethical Dilemmas, and two Cases. Also, 5 Comprehensive Cases at the end of the text provide more application practice than any other text available.

Real-world examples of organizational behavior

·    Each chapter opens with a real company example, that demonstrates the topics that will be covered.

·    Profiles of real company leaders throughout the text illustrate how course concepts have helped their success. 

·    Photos and captions link the chapter content to contemporary real-life worldwide situations to enhance students’ understanding of the hands-on application of concepts.

·    The Point/Counterpoint feature presents opposing positions on hot topics in Organizational Behavior to help student learn to think critically. 

 

Check out the preface for a complete list of features and what's new in this edition.

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION  

1. What is Organizational Behavior?

 

PART II: THE INDIVIDUAL

2. Diversity in Organizations

3. Attitudes and Job Satisfaction   

4. Emotions and Moods   

5. Personality and Values   

6. Perception and Individual Decision Making  

7. Motivation Concepts   

8. Motivation: From Concepts to Applications

 

PART III: THE GROUP

9. Foundations of Group Behavior  

10. Understanding Work Teams 

11. Communication 

12. Leadership

13. Power and Politics

14. Conflict and Negotiation

15. Foundations of Organization Structure

 

PART IV: THE ORGANIZATION SYSTEM

16. Organizational Culture  

17. Human Resource Policies and Practices

18. Organizational Change and Stress Management

 

Appendix: Research in Organizational Behavior

Comprehensive Cases 

Author

Stephen P. Robbins is Professor Emeritus of Management at San Diego State University and the world’s best-selling textbook author in the areas of both management and organizational behavior. His books are used at more than a thousand US colleges and universities, have been translated into 19 languages, and have adapted editions for Canada, Australia, South Africa, and India. Dr. Robbins is also the author of the best-selling books The Truth About Managing People, 2nd ed. (Financial Times/Prentice Hall, 2008) and Decide & Conquer (Financial Times/Prentice Hall, 2004).

 

In his “other life,” Dr. Robbins actively participates in masters’ track competitions. Since turning 50 in 1993, he’s won 18 national championships and 12 world titles, and set numerous U.S. and world age-group records at 60, 100, 200, and 400 meters. In 2005, Dr. Robbins was elected into the USA Masters’ Track & Field Hall of Fame. 

 

Timothy A. Judge is currently the Joseph A. Alutto Chair in Leadership Effectiveness at Department of Management and Human Resources, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University. He has held academic positions at the University of Notre Dame, University of Florida, University of Iowa, Cornell University, Charles University in the Czech Republic, Comenius University in Slovakia, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 

 

Dr. Judge’s primary research interests are in (1) personality, moods, and emotions; (2) job attitudes; (3) leadership and influence behaviors; and (4) careers (person—organization fit, career success). Dr. Judge has published more than 154 articles in these and other major topics in journals such as the Academy of Management Journal and the Journal of Applied Psychology. He is a fellow of several organizations, including the American Psychological Association and the Academy of Management. Among the many professional acknowledgments of his work, most recently Dr. Judge was awarded the Academy of Management Human Resources Division’s Scholarly Achievement Award for 2014. 

 

Dr. Judge is a co-author of Essentials of Organizational Behavior, 14th ed., with Stephen P. Robbins, and Staffing Organizations, 8th ed., with Herbert G. Heneman III. He is married and has three children–a daughter who is a health care social worker, a daughter who is studying for a master’s degree, and a son in middle school.