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Table of Contents:
- About the Authors
- Chapter 1: Organizational Behavior
- Chapter 2: Managing Demographic and Cultural Diversity
- Chapter 3: Understanding People at Work: Individual Differences and Perception
- Chapter 4: Individual Attitudes and Behaviors
- Chapter 5: Theories of Motivation
- Chapter 6: Designing a Motivating Work Environment
- Chapter 7: Managing Stress and Emotions
- Chapter 8: Communication
- Chapter 9: Managing Groups and Teams
- Chapter 10: Conflict and Negotiations
- Chapter 11: Making Decisions
- Chapter 12: Leading People Within Organizations
- Chapter 13: Power and Politics
- Chapter 14: Organizational Structure and Change
- Chapter 15: Organizational Culture
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About This Textbook:
Listen to this podcast here of Talya Bauer discussing her textbook and the Organizational Behavior course for insight into her new text.Two leading researchers in Management, Talya Bauer and Berrin Erdogan, bring you a new Organizational Behavior textbook that bridges the gap between theory and practice with a distinct ”experiential“ approach. On average, a worker in the USA will change jobs 10 times in 20 years. In order to succeed in this type of career situation, individuals need to be armed with the tools necessary to be life-long learners. To that end, this book is not be about giving students all the answers to every situation they may encounter when they start their first job or as they continue up the career ladder. Instead, this book gives students the vocabulary, framework, and critical thinking skills necessary to diagnose situations, ask tough questions, evaluate the answers received, and to act in an effective and ethical manner regardless of situational characteristics. Often, students taking OB either do not understand how important knowledge of OB can be to their professional careers, or they DO understand and they want to put that knowledge into practice. Organizational Behavior by Bauer and Erdogan takes a more experiential angle to the material to meet both of those needs. The experiential approach can be incorporated in the classroom primarily through the ”OB Toolbox.“ This feature brings life to the concepts and allows students to not only see how the OB theories unfold, but to practice them, as well. One great example is the "OB Toolbox" here in the Leadership Chapter. Talya and Berrin's 1.1 version has an additional 15 cases for a total of 29 cases that instructors can mix and match for their Organizational Behavior course. Some of the new cases included are: Nau, Goodwill Industries, Zappos.com, LinkedIn, Camden Property Trust, Steve Katzenberg, Edward Jones Investments, and Starbucks. A matrix to help instructors mix and match the cases is included in the updated Instructors Manual. In addition, discussion question have been added for each case, and the Toyota, Google, and Steve Jobs chapter opening cases have all been revised to reflect the most current information on the companies and people.
This textbook comes with the following materials that you can use in your classroom.Instructor Manual
The Instructor Manual will help guide you through the main concepts of each chapter such as learning objectives, key terms and takeaways. Many also include explanations and answers to chapter exercises.Test Item File
Need assistance in supplementing your quizzes and tests? Our test item files (in Word format) contain many true/false, multiple choice, fill in the blanks, and short essay questions.Powerpoint Lecture Notes
A PowerPoint presentation highlighting key learning objectives and the main concepts for each chapter are available for you to use in your classroom. You can either cut and paste sections or use the presentation as a wholeTestbank for Import to Learning Management System
We have taken our test item file and created files to import into the following Learning Management Systems*: Blackboard, Angel, Moodle, WebCT. We also support a Respondus Neutral file that you can use to easily import our questions in any LMS supported by Respondus. * Please note that only certain versions of each LMS are supported. Click on Supplements for detailed informationOther Supplements
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