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Organizational Behaviour Ray French

Organizational Behaviour By Ray French

Organizational Behaviour by Ray French


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Summary

Organizational Behaviour, Third Edition, builds on the strengths and successes of the previous editions and has been fully updated to reflect changes in the world of work and the context of organizational behaviour within that world.

Organizational Behaviour Summary

Organizational Behaviour by Ray French

Organizational Behaviour, Third Edition, builds on the strengths and successes of the previous editions and has been fully updated to reflect changes in the world of work and the context of organizational behaviour within that world. The authors combine a managerial approach, focusing on practical, real-world applications, with a rigorous critical perspective that analyses the research behind the theories. The text addresses alternative theoretical perspectives, in parallel to the introduction of new worldwide cases and examples. The concise coverage of the core topics can be applied to both one-semester and year-long teaching and learning patterns. In addition, the text includes a strong applied focus stressing the applicability of all topic areas in work organisations, as well as examples from across a wide variety of business and geographic sectors. The fully updated online resource package at www.wiley.com/college/french includes PowerPoint slides, a lecturer test bank, instructor s manual and additional cases. Students can access self-test quizzes, glossary flashcards, a student study guide and links to relevant journal articles, as well as interactive modules and skills assessments.

About Ray French

Ray French is a Principal Lecturer in Organizational Behaviour at the University of Portsmouth Business School, UK. Dr French has occupied a number of management roles at the same university and is currently Associate Head of the Organization Studies and HRM Subject Group at Portsmouth Business School. Charlotte Rayner is Professor of Human Resource Management at Portsmouth Business School, UK. Most recently she has been working in the field of Meaning at Work within Positive Organizational Scholarship. Gary Rees is Head of the Organization Studies and Human Resource Management Subject Group at Portsmouth Business School, UK. He is an examiner for the CIPD Organizational Design and Development module and holds Chartered Fellowship of the CIPD and membership of the British Psychological Society, including the Occupational Psychology Division. Sally Rumbles is Director of HR programmes and curriculum and Principal Lecturer in HRM/OB at the University of Portsmouth, UK. She has worked as a human resource manager in both the private and public sectors and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Table of Contents

About the Authors ix Preface xi Acknowledgements xiv How to Use This Book xv Part 1 Introduction 1 1 What is Organizational Behaviour? 3 Part 2 Individual Differences and Their Relevance to Work 39 2 Perception, Personality and Values 41 3 Learning, Reinforcement and Self?]Management 81 4 Engagement of Employees in the Workplace 109 Part 3 Managing the Organization 147 5 Changing Worlds and the Design of Work 149 6 Organizational Structure and Design 187 7 Organizational Culture 225 Part 4 People, Processes and Performance 247 8 Groups and Teams 249 9 Leadership 287 10 Power, Politics and Decision Making in Organizations 315 11 Communication, Conflict and Negotiation in Organizations 351 12 Organizational Change 379 Endnotes 409 Glossary 437 Index 451

Additional information

GOR007251329
9781118852637
111885263X
Organizational Behaviour by Ray French
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley & Sons Inc
2015-02-06
480
N/A
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