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A Skill-Building Approach

Third Edition


January 2023 | SAGE Publications, Inc
About Organizational Behavior: A Skill-Building Approach, Third Edition

Organizational Behavior: A Skill-Building Approach, Third Edition examines how individual characteristics, group dynamics, and organizational factors affect performance, motivation, and job satisfaction. Translating the latest research into practical applications and best practices, authors Christopher P. Neck, Jeffery D. Houghton, and Emma Murray unpack how managers can develop their managerial skills to unleash the potential of their employees.

About Organizational Behavior - Vantage Learning Platform, Third Edition

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Organizational Behavior: A Skill-Building Approach, Third Edition is offered in SAGE Vantage, an intuitive learning platform that integrates quality SAGE textbook content with assignable multimedia activities and auto-graded assessments to drive student engagement and ensure accountability. Unparalleled in its ease of use and built for dynamic teaching and learning, Vantage offers customizable LMS integration and best-in-class support.

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Part I: Introduction
 
Chapter 1: Why Organizational Behavior Matters
 
Part II: Individual Processes
 
Chapter 2: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
 
Chapter 3: Personality and Individual Differences
 
Chapter 4: Perception and Learning
 
Chapter 5: Emotions, Attitude, and Stress
 
Chapter 6: Motivation: Concepts and Theoretical Perspectives
 
Chapter 7: Motivation: Practices and Applications
 
Part III: Teams and Teamwork
 
Chapter 8: Teams
 
Chapter 9: Decision Making, Creativity, and Innovation
 
Chapter 10: Ethics and Social Responsibility in Organizations
 
Chapter 11: Effective Communication
 
Chapter 12: Trust, Conflict, and Negotiation
 
Part IV: Leadership and Influence Processes
 
Chapter 13: Leadership Perspectives
 
Chapter 14: Influence, Power, and Politics
 
Part V: Organizational Context
 
Chapter 15: Organizations and Culture
 
Chapter 16: Organizational Change and Structure
 
Glossary
 
Notes
 
Name Index
 
Subject Index

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Drives Student Engagement. An evidence-based learning design integrates text content with frequent multimedia activities and learning assessments to facilitate better student preparation, engagement, and learning retention.
  • A student dashboard offers easy access to text content and visually tracks progress on assignments and assessments.
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  • Critical Thinking Checks and Chapter Quizzes provide summative assessments at the end of each chapter to measure progress and long-term retention.
  • Assignable multimedia activities with assessment—including video, reading, and self-assessment activities—build critical thinking while consistently engaging students in an interactive application of text content. Focused feedback on correct and incorrect answers eliminates any guesswork in the learning journey.
Ensures Student Accountability. Auto-graded assignments feed your gradebook while instructor reports complement your ability to track student activity, assignment completion, and learning objective mastery. These real-time analytics provide quick insights into individual and class performance for tailoring course instruction to help you address the needs of struggling students.

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KEY FEATURES OF ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR: A SKILL-BUILDING APPROACH, THIRD EDITION

New to this Edition:
  • 80% new chapter references provide the most current research on OB concepts and theories.
  • New Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion chapter explains the importance of DEI in organizational behavior, identifying the different ways businesses can promote a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture.
  • Updated chapter on Personality and Individual Differences includes two new cases on Adobe and The Peak Fleet, and has updated coverage of nature versus nurture, trait theories of personality, and assessing and interpreting character strengths.
  • New and expanded coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic and remote work, emotional intelligence and cultural variations in emotional expression, and the ethics of artificial intelligence (AI).
  • 15 new case studies on real-world companies such as Zoom, Sephora, and Hilton.
  • New experiential exercises and new online exercises have been added to each chapter for easy use in face-to-face, online, and hybrid classes.
Key Features:
  • Emphasis on explaining why organizational behavior matters and debunking the myth that OB is just common sense.
  • Up For Debate features challenge students to think critically about controversial management issues.
  • Examining the Evidence boxed features unpack cutting-edge research findings.
  • A skill-building approach along with an emphasis on critical thinking equips students with the mindset and skills needed to thrive in today’s organizations.
  • 30 real-world case studies profile a wide range of companies and individuals using OB theories and concepts.
  • Experiential exercises, online self-assessments, and Thinking Critically questions allow students to engage with the content and understand how organizational behavior affects their lives.

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