Essentials of Organizational Behavior: An Evidence-Based Approach
Publication Date 15 Aug 15
OverviewEssentials of Organizational Behavior equips you with the theory, research, and skills you need to be an effective leader and manager in today's organisations. Author Terri A. Scandura utilizes a toolkit of real-life case studies, assessments, and exercises to teach you how organisational behaviour can improve performance at every level in the workplace. With an emphasis on developing critical thinking skills and applying research to real scenarios, this book is a must-have resource for any student looking to enter the professional workforce. Structured around key aspects of organisational behaviour, the author explores individuals in organisations, managers as motivators, managers as relationship builders, cross-cultural differences, and managers as change agents. Alongside, 'Leadership Implications' in each chapter help you understand how to use organisational behaviour concepts to become a more effective leader and act as motivator, relationship builder, and agent of change in your organisation. Features: *An evidence-based approach introduces you to theories, models, and concepts that are validated by research, focusing on contemporary approaches that work *Chapter Toolkits include real-world Case Studies, Self-Assessments, and Exercises that allow you to practice applying organisational behaviour concepts to real organizations and your own life *An appendix on research designs explores different types of methods and how they are used in organisational behaviour. Get the SAGE edge! SAGE edge offers a robust online environment featuring an impressive array of free tools and resources for review, study, and further exploration, keeping both instructors and students on the cutting edge of teaching and learning. Learn more at edge.sagepub.com/scandura.