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A Skill-Building Approach

Second Edition


January 2019 | SAGE Publications, Inc

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PART I. INTRODUCTION
 
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

 
 
PART II. INDIVIDUAL PROCESSES
 
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

 
 
PART III. TEAMS AND TEAMWORK
 
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

 
 
PART IV. LEADERSHIP AND INFLUENCE PROCESSES
 
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

 
 
PART V. ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT
 
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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