Price: Rs 544.5
Pub Date: MAR-05
Publish Status: In Stock
Copyright Year: 2005
|About the book|| |
Luthans: Organizational Behavior was the first mainstream organizational behavior text on the market and continues its tradition of being the most current and up to date researched text today. The author, Fred Luthans, is well known in this field, and is the 5th highest Publisher in the Academy of Management Journal. He continues to do research in the area of organizational behavior. This text is aimed at professors who take a research based and conceptual approach to their OB course.
|Key features|| |
Updated opening vignettes that draws part-relevant practices from the world renowned Gallup organizations work with Fortune 500 clients such as IBM and Disney.
End of chapter cases have been updated as needed to keep the book current and timely.
Luthans uses Meta-Analysis to highlight important research. Meta-analysis is a method of selecting, gathering and processing research and compiling it through various related but separate studies. This method places special emphasis on research in his text, and makes it more valuable to students because of its broad base.
Experiential exercises at the end of each chapter get students involved in solving organizational behavior issues.
"Real Cases" at the end of each chapter drawn from recent events enhance the relevancy and application of the theories and research results
Comprehensive coverage of current topics makes this one of the most up to date textbooks available.
The boxed feature, "View of Real-World Leaders", excerpts relevant information from mostly published high profile interviews that will complement and reinforce the more theoretical, research based text discussion. An example: the leader of Cisco discussing communicating with employees.
"Gallup Findings" - This boxed feature briefly summarizes relevant findings from Gallup’s extensive studies of the workplace and cover how organizational behavior lends itself to be implemented. Gallup is a consulting firm that handles, among others, 25 of the top 50 Fortune Companies, including IBM and Disney. This well respected company looks at areas such as retention and workplace development. Fred Luthans also works for the Gallup Company and the University is working closely with them.
The end of each chapter has an exercise/case requiring the student to use the Internet that will allow students to apply what they've learned to cases and exercises using technology.
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OLC Student Center (www.mhhe.com/luthans10e) provides several tools to support the learning process. Self-quizzes allow students to test their knowledge by answering five true-false and five multiple-choice questions per chapter. The PowerPoint presentation is made available for students’ study needs. A link to OBOnline is also provided. Here students can find interactive exercises and Business Around the World, a resource for researching and exploring Organizational Behavior on the Internet
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|Table of contents|| |
PART I: ENVIRONMENTAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT
1. Introduction to Organizational Behavior
2. Environmental Context: Information Technology and Globalization
3. Environmental Context: Diversity and Ethics
4. Organizational Context: Design and Culture
5. Organizational Context: Reward Systems
PART II: COGNITIVE PROCESSES OF ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
6. Perception and Attribution
7. Personality and Attitudes
8. Motivational Needs and Processes
9. Positive Organizational Behavior
PART III: DYNAMICS OF ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
11. Decision Making
12. Stress and Conflict
13. Power and Politics
14. Groups and Teams
PART IV: MANAGING AND LEADING FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE
15. Managing Performance through Job Design and Goal Setting
16. Behavioral Performance Management
17. Effective Leadership Processes
18. Great Leaders: Styles, Activities, and Skills