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Organizational Behavior - Interactive eBook

Organizational Behavior - Interactive eBook
A Skill-Building Approach

Second Edition

April 2019 | SAGE Publications, Inc

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1. Why Organizational Behavior Matters
Case Study

What is Organizational Behavior and Why is it Important?

Managing Human Capital

Behavioral Science Disciplines that Contribute to OB

A Critical-Thinking Approach to OB

OB Challenges and Opportunities

Three Levels of Analysis in OB

Positive OB and High-Involvement Management

In Review

2. Diversity and Individual Differences
Case Study

Diversity in OB

The Importance of Individual Differences

Nature Versus Nurture

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

The Big Five Model

Other Personality Attributes

In Review

3. Perception and Learning
Case Study

Perception: Interpreting Our Environment

Components of the Selection Process

Why is Perception Important?

Thinking Critically

Common Perceptual Distortions

Common Attribution Errors

Learning Processes: Behavioral Theory

Learning Processes: The Cognitive View

In Review

4. Emotions, Attitudes, and Stress
Case Study

Emotions in Organizational Behavior

Emotions in the Workplace

Attitudes and Behavior

Common Workplace Attitudes

Stress in the Workplace

Stress-Related Outcomes and Wellness

In Review

5. Motivation: Concepts and Theoretical Perspectives
Case Study

The Motivation Process

Needs Theories

Goal-Setting Theory

Equity Theory

Expectancy Theory

In Review

6. Motivation: Practices and Applications
Case Study

Intrinsic Motivation

Types of Extrinsic Rewards

Motivation through Job Design

Psychological Empowerment

Nontraditional Work Schedules

In Review

7. Teams
Case Study

Types of Teams

A Model of Team Effectiveness: Context and Composition

A Model of Team Effectiveness: Processes and Outcomes

Team Decision Making

Team Decision Making

In Review

8. Decision Making, Creativity and Innovation
Case Study

Decision Making and Problem Solving

The Big Picture: How OB Topics Fit Together

Decision Making in the Real World

Creativity and Innovation in Individuals, Teams, and Organizations

Domain-Relevant Skills and Expertise

Creative Potential Versus Practiced Creativity

The Innovation Processes and Types

In Review

9. Ethics and Social Responsibility in Organizations
Case Study

Ethics in Organizations

Ethical Decision Making

Ethical Leadership and Followership

The Ethical Challenges of Followers

Social Responsibility

Building Ethical and Socially Responsible Organizations

In Review

10. Effective Communication
Case Study

The Role of Effective Communication in Influencing Others

Types of Communication Channels

Barriers to Communication

Communicating in Organizations

Cross-Cultural Communication

Overcoming Difficulties in Cross-Cultural Communication

In Review

11. Trust, Conflict, and Negotiation
Case Study

Trust in Organizations

Conflict in Teams and Organizations

Conflict Management Strategies

Negotiation and Dispute Resolution

Bargaining Approaches

In Review

12. Leadership Perspectives
Case Study

What is Leadership?

Basic Leadership Types

Early Leadership Perspectives

Contemporary Leadership Perspectives

Power-Distributing Leadership Perspectives

Values-Based Leadership Perspectives

Cross-Cultural Leadership

Leadership and Gender

In Review

13. Influence, Power, Politics
Case Study

Power: Definition and Overview

Basic Sources of Power

Using Power: Tactics for Influencing Others

Consequences of Influence Tactics

Organizational Politics

Four Different Types of Organizational Politics

In Review

14. Organizational Context
Case Study

What is Organizational Culture?

Artifacts of Organizational Culture

Functions of Organizational Culture

Types of Organizational Cultures

Adapting Organizational Practices across Cultures

International Assignments and Career Development

Shaping Organizational Culture

In Review

15. Organizational Change and Structure
Case Study

The Change Process

Forces for Change

Resistance to Change

Specialization and Division of Labor

Organizational Development

In Review


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