Organisational Behaviour: Core Concepts and Applications
Edition Australasian ed
Publication Date 29 Jun 2015
OverviewOrganisational Behaviour: Core Concepts and Applications, Fourth Australasian edition, is the ideal resource for a one-semester Organisational Behaviour course. Fourteen concise, relevant and tightly focused chapters, presented in a highly visual manner, are designed to engage rather than overwhelm students. Numerous case studies and real-world examples throughout the text examine how organisations in the Australian, New Zealand and Asian region are responding to contemporary business issues such as: * sustainable business practices and ethical considerations * the gender pay gap * employee stress and work-life balance * workforce flexibility and casualisation * gen Y and the ageing workforce * skills shortages * globalisation * telecommuting * outsourcing * diversity in the workplace and managing cross-cultural teams * the '24/7' nature of contemporary communication technology, including social media. Complemented by the latest research in the field, this text provides a thorough analysis of contemporary organisational behaviour.