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Organizational Behavior An Experiential Approach

ISBN-10: 0130176109
ISBN-13: 9780130176103
Edition: 7th 2001 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $124.40
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 6/23/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 570
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

For courses in Organizational Behavior, Organizational Psychology, and Industrial Psychology. Using carefully developed group exercises and simulations that have been proven over a period of 30 years, this best-selling experiential approach to the concepts of organizational behavior exposes students to general psychological principles, and helps them develop skills in applying that knowledge to social and organizational situations. The unique collection of exercises, self-analysis techniques, and role plays helps students not only learn the specifics of the subject , but learn about their own strengths and weaknessesthey become more skilled at analyzing behavior in organizations, learn what actions are appropriate for different situations, and acquire a repertoire of behaviors and skills so they can be effective organizational members.

Foreword
Preface
Introduction to the Workbook
Understanding Yourself and Other People at Work
The Psychological Contract
Objectives
Vignette: "The Young and the Restless"
Premeeting Preparation
Topic Introduction
Procedure for Group Meeting: Instructor/Participant Interviews
Follow-up
Learning Points
Tips for Managers
Personal Application Assignment
Theories of Managing People
Objectives
Vignette: "The Jack and Herb Show"
Premeeting Preparation
Topic Introduction
Procedure for Group Meeting: Manager of the Year Acceptance Speech
Follow-up
Learning Points
Tips for Managers
Personal Application Assignment
Individual and Organizational Learning
Objectives
Vignette: "Why Dumb Things Happen to Smart Companies"
Premeeting Preparation
Topic Introduction
Procedure for Group Meeting: The Learning Style Inventory
Creating a Learning Community
Learning Points
Tips for Managers
Personal Application Assignment
Individual and Organizational Behavior
Objectives
Vignette: "Employee Motivation: Creating a Motivated Workforce"
Premeeting Preparation
Topic Introduction
Procedure for Group Meeting: TAT Motive Analysis
The Motivated Classroom
Follow-up
Learning Points
Tips for Managers
Personal Application Assignment
Values and Ethics
Objectives
Vignette: "Ray Anderson and the Natural Step"
Premeeting Preparation
Topic Introduction
Procedure for Group Meeting: The Roger Worsham Case
Follow-up
Learning Points
Tips for Managers
Personal Application Assignment
Career Development and Work Stress
Objectives
Vignette: "Overload"
Premeeting Preparation
Topic Introduction
Procedure for Group Meeting: The Life Line, Who Am I? and the Past Experience Inventory
Follow-up
Learning Points
Tips for Managers
Personal Application Assignment
Creating Effective Work Groups
Interpersonal Communication
Objectives
Vignette: "Communication Mistakes Only Really Smart People Make"
Premeeting Preparation
Topic Introduction
Procedure for Group Meeting: Active Listening Exercise
Follow-up
Learning Points
Tips for Managers
Personal Application Assignment
Perception and Attribution
Objectives
Vignette; "The Blind Man and the Elephant"
Premeeting Preparation
Topic Introduction
Procedure for Group Meeting: How I See Myself and Others
Follow-up
Learning Points
Tips for Managers
Personal Application Assignment
Group Dynamics and Work Teams
Objectives
Vignette: "A Fair Day's Work"
"How Lynn Mercer Manages a Factory That Manages Itself"
Premeeting Preparation
Topic Introduction
Procedure for Group Meeting: The Inner-Outer Exercise
Follow-up
Learning Points
Tips for Managers
Personal Application Assignment
Problem Solving and Creativity
Objectives
Vignette: "Bears and Honey Pots"
Premeeting Preparation
Topic Introduction
Procedure for Group Planning: Cardiotronics Role Play
Follow-up
Learning Points
Tips for Managers
Personal Application Assignment
Conflict and Negotiation
Objectives
Vignette: "Costa Rica's Alternative to Labor Conflict--Solidarismo"
Premeeting Preparation
Topic Introduction
Procedure for Group Meeting: The Red-Green Game
The Film-Making Equipment
Follow-up
Learning Points
Tips for Managers
Personal Application Assignment
Managing Diversity
Objectives
Vignette: "What's Your Eccentricity Quotient?"
Premeeting Preparation
Topic Introduction
Procedure for Group Meeting: Cross-Cultural Competency Skits
The Embassy Reception
Follow-up
Learning Points
Tips for Managers
Personal Application Assigmnent
Leadership and Management
Leadership
Objectives
Vignette: "Arrogance: The Executive Achilles' Heel"
Premeeting Preparation
Topic Introduction
Procedure for Group Meeting: The Perfect Square
Follow-up
Learning Points
Tips for Managers
Personal Application Assignment
Organizational Culture
Objectives
Vignette: "Southwest: Back to the FUNdamentals"
Premeeting Preparation
The Ecoquest Case, PART I
Topic Introduction
Procedure for Group Meeting: The Ecoquest Case
Assessing the Organizational Culture of the Classroom
Follow-up
Learning Points
Tips for Managers
Personal Application Assignment
Decision Making
Objectives
Vignette: "Pajama Talk"
Premeeting Preparation
Topic Introduction
Procedure for Group Meeting
Follow-up
Learning Points
Tips for Managers
Personal Application Assignment
Power and Influence
Objectives
Vignette: "How to Manage the Boss"
Premeeting Preparation
Topic Introduction
Procedure for Group Meeting: Influence Role Play
Follow-up
Learning Points
Tips for Managers
Personal Application Assignment
Empowerment and Coaching
Objectives
Vignette: "Nobody's as Smart as Everybody"
Premeeting Preparation
Topic Introduction
Procedure for Group Meeting: The Enterprise Merger Game
Follow-up
Learning Points
Tips for Managers
Personal Application Assignment
Performance Appraisal
Objectives
Vignette: "Leader as Developer"
Premeeting Preparation
Topic Introduction
Procedure for Group Meeting: Performance Appraisal Role Plays
Follow-up
Learning Points
Tips for Managers
Personal Application Assignment
Managing Effective Organizations
Organization Design
Objectives
Vignette: "Permeability in Action: Case Study of a Boundaryless Organization"
Premeeting Preparation
Topic Introduction
Procedure for Group Meeting: Structure, Inc.
Follow-up
Learning Points
Tips for Managers
Personal Application Assignment
Managing Change
Objectives
Vignette: "How to Live in a Fad Culture"
"Rate Your Readiness to Change"
Premeeting Preparation
Topic Introduction
Procedure For Group Meeting: The Hollow Square Exercise
Follow-up
Learning Points
Tips for Managers
Personal Application Assignment
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Index

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