Mastering Organizational BehaviorVersion 14.0
By Cecily D. Cooper, Don Hellriegel, and John W. Slocum Jr.
- “Ethical Dilemmas” that conclude each chapter.
- Individual and group exercises.
- Case studies in each chapter.
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Mastering Organizational Behavior equips readers to become high-performance managers in today’s business world. Learners gain a solid foundation in organizational behavior with this unique, competency-based approach. Students are encouraged to assess and maximize their personal skills within the context of today’s organizational behaviors, as they learn to master seven core managerial competencies most important for success – managing self, ethics, communication, diversity, cross-cultural, teams, and change. This edition establishes a clear connection between classic theory, contemporary research, and emerging trends. It has been updated with new events and business cases.
New in This Version
- New co-author Cecily D. Cooper provides a fresh perspective.
- Updated throughout to include current topics and examples.
- New chapter on “Promoting Fairness and Trust.”
- Recent, notable events, such as the General Motors ignition-switch crisis.
- Covers influential leaders, such as Sheryl Sandberg.
- Highlights high-impact companies, such as Uber, Morning Star, and more.
- End-of-text cases that discuss issues related to leadership, power, social influence, and more.
- Video links to engage students.
Chapter 1: Learning about Organizational Behavior
Chapter 2: Individual Differences and Job Attitudes
Chapter 3: Perceptions and Attributions
Chapter 4: Learning and Performance Management
Chapter 5: Motivating Employees
Chapter 6: Motivation: Goal Setting and Reward Programs
Chapter 7: Workplace Stress and Aggression
Chapter 8: Interpersonal Communication in Organizations
Chapter 9: Promoting Fairness and Trust
Chapter 10: Leadership Effectiveness: Foundations
Chapter 11: Leadership Effectiveness: New Perspectives
Chapter 12: Developing and Leading Teams
Chapter 13: Managing Conflict and Negotiating Effectively
Chapter 14: Managerial Decision Making
Chapter 15: Organization Design
Chapter 16: Cultivating Organizational Culture
Chapter 17: Managing Organizational Change
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Additions & Errata
- Chapter 2.2, Assessing Your Personality Using the Big Five, added (R) to statement #14. (11/9/18)