Essentials of Organizational Behavior: An Evidence-Based Approach
Terri A Scandura
Publication Date :
15 Aug 15
Essentials of Organizational Behavior: An Evidence-Based Approach examines key aspects of organizational behavior with the overarching goal of equipping students with the theory, research, and tools they need to be effective managers and leaders in today's organizations. Taking into consider the fact that most students will be both managers and leaders, the text defines leadership and trust in Chapter 2 and then discusses how leadership intersects with each chapter topic.Key Features A evidence-based approach introduces students to theories, models, and concepts that are validated by researchLeadership Implications in each chapter help students understand how leaders can use organizational behavior to become more effective leaders and act as motivators, relationship builders, and agents of change in their organization Critical Thinking Questions, Best Practices, and Research in Action boxes help students develop the skills they need to succeed in the workplace Chapter Toolkits include real-world Case Studies, Self-Assessments, and Exercises that allow students to practice applying OB concepts to real organizations and their own lives An appendix on research designs explores different types of methods and how they are used in organizational behavior.