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Organizational Behavior An Experiential Approach

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ISBN-10: 0131441515

ISBN-13: 9780131441514

Edition: 8th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Joyce Osland, David Kolb, Irwin Rubin, Marlene Turner

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This title includes chapters on theories of managing people, enhancing motivation, values and ethics, conflict and negotiation and organization design, amongst others.
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List price: $279.99
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 11/29/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 768
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.630
Language: English

Mark E.. Mendenhall holds the J. Burton Frierson Chair of Excellence in Business Leadership in the College of Business Administration at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga.Dr. Joyce Osland is the Lucas Endowed Professor of Global Leadership at San José State University�s College of Business in San Jose, California (Silicon Valley)Gary Oddou is a professor of international management and directs the Global Business Management program at California State University, San Marcos.Allan Bird is Darla and Frederick Brodsky Trustee Professor in Global Business; Northeastern University, Visiting Professor, Rikkyo UniversityMartha L Maznevski is Professor of Organizational Behavior and…    

Foreword
Preface
Setting the Global Stage: Introduction to the Workbook
Class Activity: Mapping the Multicultural Classroom
Learning Points
Understanding Yourself and Other People at Work
The Psychological Contract and Commitment
Objectives
Vignette: Creating a Great Place to Work
Class Preparation
The Knowledge Base
Class Activity: Instructor/Participant Interviews
Learning Points
Developing OB Expertise
Action Scripts
Personal Application Assignment
Theories of Managing People
Objectives
Vignette: The Jack and Herb Show
Class Preparation
The Knowledge Base
Class Activity: Manager of the Year Acceptance Speech
Learning Points
Action Scripts
Personal Application Assignment
Individual and Organizational Learning
Objectives
Vignette: Why Dumb Things Happen to Smart Companies
Class Preparation
The Knowledge Base
Class Activity: The Learning Style Inventory
Creating a Diverse Learning Community
Learning Points
Action Scripts
Personal Application Assignment
Decoding Human Behavior and Personality
Objectives
Vignette: Buzzsaws and Whistleblowers
Class Preparation
The Knowledge Base
Class Activity: The Donor Services Case: What To Do About Juana?
Learning Points
Action Scripts
Personal Application Assignment
Individual and Organizational Motivation
Objectives
Vignette: A Winning Recipe
How to Change Your Boss
Class Preparation
The Knowledge Base
Class Activity: Diagnosing Motivation in the Donor Services Department
The Motivated Classroom
Learning Points
Action Scripts
Personal Application Assignment
Values and Workplace Ethics
Objectives
Vignette: Ray Anderson and The Natural Step
Class Preparation
The Knowledge Base
Class Activity: Weyco's Ban on Employee Smoking
Ethics in Everyday Worklife
Learning Points
Action Scripts
Personal Application Assignment
Personal Growth and Work Stress
Objectives
Vignette: Overload-What's Causing It and How to Solve It
Class Preparation
The Knowledge Base
Class Activity: The Lite Line, Who Am I?, and the Past Experience Inventory
Learning Points
Action Scripts
Personal Application Assignment
Creating Effective Work Groups
Interpersonal Communication
Objectives
Vignette: Communication Mistakes Only Really Smart People Make
Class Preparation
The Knowledge Base
Class Activity: Active Listening Exercise
Learning Points
Action Scripts
Personal Application Assignment
Perception and Attribution
Objectives
Vignette: The Blind Men and the Elephant
Class Preparation
The Knowledge Base
Class Activity: The Selection Committee
Learning Points
Action Scripts
Personal Application Assignment
Group Dynamics and Work Teams
Objectives
Vignette: Creating Hot Teams
Class Preparation
The Knowledge Base
Class Activity: The Inner-Outer Exercise
Learning Points
Action Scripts
Personal Application Assignment
Problem Solving
Objectives
Vignette: Why Not?
Class Preparation
The Knowledge Base
Class Activity: Cardiotronics Role-Play
Learning Points
Action Scripts
Personal Application Assignment
Managing Creativity
Objectives
Vignette: Bears and Honey Pots
Managing Creativity at SAS
Class Preparation
The Knowledge Base
Class Activity: Creativity Skits
Learning Points
Action Scripts
Personal Application Assignment
Conflict and Negotiation
Objectives
Vignette: Costa Rica's Alternative to Labor Conflict-Solidarismo
Class Preparation
The Knowledge Base
Class Activity: The Red-Green Game
Negotiation Exercise-The Film-making Equipment
Learning Points
Action Scripts
Personal Application Assignment
Managing Diversity
Objectives
Vignette: What's Your Eccentricity Quotient?
Class Preparation
The Knowledge Base
Class Activity: Cross-Cultural/Diversity Competency Skits
Cross-Cultural Training
Learning Points
Action Scripts
Personal Application Assignment
Leadership and Management
Leadership
Objectives
Vignette: What Makes an Effective Executive
Class Preparation
The Knowledge Base
Class Activity: The Perfect Square
Learning Points
Action Scripts
Personal Application Assignment
Organizational Culture
Objectives
Vignette: The Fabric of Creativity
Class Preparation
The Knowledge Base
Class Activity: The Ecoquest Case
Assessing the Organizational Culture of Your Learning Group
Learning Points
Action Scripts
Personal Application Assignment
Decision Making
Objectives
Vignette: Pajama Talk
Jim Collins on Tough Calls
Class Preparation
The Knowledge Base
Class Activity: Team Analysis of Decision Cases
Learning Points
Action Scripts
Personal Application Assignment
Power and Influence
Objectives
Vignette: Getting Your Ideas Heard
Class Preparation
The Knowledge Base
Class Activity: Influence Role Play
Learning Points
Action Scripts
Personal Application Assignment
Empowerment and Coaching
Objectives
Vignette: A Piece of Work
Class Preparation
The Knowledge Base
Class Activity: The Enterprise Merger Game
Learning Points
Action Scripts
Personal Application Assignment
Performance Management
Objectives
Vignette: Leader as Developer
Class Preparation
The Knowledge Base
Class Activity: Performance Appraisal Role Plays
Learning Points
Action Scripts
Personal Application Assignment
Managing Effective Organizations
Organization Design
Objectives
Vignette: Permeability in Action-Case Study of a Boundaryless Organization
Class Preparation
The Knowledge Base
Class Activity: Structure, Inc.
Learning Points
Action Scripts
Personal Application Assignment
Managing Change
Objectives
Vignette: Making Change
Rate your Readiness to Change
Class Preparation
The Knowledge Base
Class Activity: The Hollow Square Exercise
Learning Points
Action Scripts
Personal Apphcation Assignment
Integrative Cases
The Donor Services Department
Custom Chip, Inc.
Celestial's Global Customer Team
Women and Global Leadership at Bestfoods
Index