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Organizational Behavior- Vantage Learning Platform
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Organizational Behavior- Vantage Learning Platform
A Skill-Building Approach

Third Edition


January 2023 | SAGE Publications, Inc

About Organizational Behavior - Vantage Learning Platform, Third Edition

An intuitive learning platform you (and your students) will actually love.

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

"This is the smoothest student onboarding process I have ever experienced. Everything is syncing and the students were able to figure things out with almost no help from me."

Echo Leaver
Instructor, Salisbury University

"With Vantage, I set up my course in under 10 minutes, which is unheard of...I love Vantage!"

Karin Machluf
Instructor, Penn State Scranton

"Extremely valuable! Interactive, engaging and simple to use."

Alyssa Salazar
Student, University of North Texas

"Extremely valuable! Interactive, engaging and simple to use."

Alyssa Salazar
Student, University of North Texas

"It really helps you wrap your head around what you're learning and come to a complete understanding of the course material."

Aubrey Akins
Student, St. Bonaventure University

"Student performance after implementing Vantage is incredible...this is a really tangible way to see that."

Karen Deeming
Instructor, Merced College

"I think that Vantage [is] an ideal system that will promote engagement of students."

Linda Trautman
Instructor, Ohio University

"I am really excited to have tools that help motivate students to actually do the reading…"

Emily Hopkins
Instructor, University of Scranton

"...Really going to deepen students' understanding and...boost their comprehension."

Daniel Okamura
Instructor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

"I have used every other major digital platform that exists, and I can say that Vantage has no equal."

William Parent
Instructor, San Jacinto College
Key features
FAVORITE SAGE VANTAGE FEATURES

Features Instructors Love


Features Students Love




Enables Easy, 3-Step Course Creation. Our simple interface enables you to create your course in minutes so you can focus on content. Just enter your course information, select your assignments and grading preferences, and review your settings.

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.
  • Study tools, including flashcards and note-taking, highlighting, and definition look-up capabilities, give students all they need for class preparation and course success.
  • Assignable Knowledge Checks (with helpful hints) provide formative assessments after each major section of text content to reinforce retention of key concepts.
  • 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.

Delivers First-day-of-class Access and Flexibility. With our 2-week grace period access, all students can use Vantage on the very first day of class. The flexibility to use Vantage on mobile, desktop, or tablet devices means your dynamic Vantage content will consistently be available to learners any time they need it.

Offers Best-in-class Technical Support and Training. Our personalized support for instructors, students, and LMS administrators facilitates an easy transition to Vantage and the quality service you’ve come to expect from SAGE.
  • Customizable Learning Management System (LMS) Integration. Our approach to integration empowers you to drive students to the content you want them to see in your LMS immediately following Single Sign On (SSO). In addition, automatic grade sync and full gradebook integration options can bolster timesaving, streamlined access to all your course content.
  • Dedicated Technical Support. We are proud to offer robust technical assistance from our team of SAGE educational technology experts based in New York. Instructors and students can access extended weekday and weekend support via phone, email, and online communication.
  • Live and Self-Service Training. Synchronous training sessions are available to every Vantage adopter and complement our full suite of self-service "how-to" tools. Guided walk-throughs of basic and advanced Vantage features and live Q & A discussions empower you to personalize your course design and determine how Vantage can best support your teaching goals.
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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