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Orgb 2011 Edition (with Review and Subscription Cards)by Debra L Nelson
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Student-tested and faculty-approved, ORGB is an innovative approach to teaching organizational behavior. This brief paperback includes a suite of learning aids to accommodate the busy and diverse lifestyles of today's learners, including downloadable flash cards, videos, MP3 review podcasts, and quick quizzes that allow students to study wherever they are and whenever they have time. Designed to reach today's students, ORGB says it all in four letters, reflecting how this unique solution speaks in the language of today's learner. ORGB started with student conversations, focus groups, interviews, surveys, and input from faculty members like you. This innovative approach unites research and the authors' unique approach in a visually rich, yet professional design that reads like a business periodical. ORGB provides a streamlined, concepts-driven format with optional exercises, cases, and applications found in the supplement package, which you can use depending on your students' needs. Choose ORGB for the unique principles of management solution that you and your students have created together.
Created through a "student-tested, faculty-approved" review process with hundreds of students and faculty, ORGB2 is an engaging and accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today's learners. This paperback includes a suite of learning aids to accommodate the busy and diverse lifestyles of today's learners, including downloadable flash cards, videos, MP3 review podcasts, and self-quizzes that allow students to study wherever they are and whenever they have time. Designed to reach today's students, ORGB2 says it all in four letters, reflecting how this unique solution speaks in the language of today's learner.
About the Author
Dr. Debra L. Nelson is the Spears School of Business Associates' Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Management at Oklahoma State University. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Arlington, where she was the recipient of the R. D. Irwin Dissertation Fellowship Award. Dr. Nelson is the author of over 90 journal articles focusing on organizational stress management, gender at work, and leadership. Her research has been published in the ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT EXECUTIVE, ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT REVIEW, MIS QUARTERLY, ORGANIZATIONAL DYNAMICS, JOURNAL OF ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR, and other journals. In addition, she is coauthor/coeditor of several books, including ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR: SCIENCE, THE REAL WORLD, AND YOU; POSITIVE ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR (Sage, 2007); ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP (South-Western, Cengage Learning, 2004); GENDER, WORK STRESS, AND HEALTH (American Psychological Association, 2002); ADVANCING WOMEN IN MANAGEMENT (Blackwell, 2002); and PREVENTIVE STRESS MANAGEMENT IN ORGANIZATIONS (American Psychological Association, 1997). Dr. Nelson has also served as a consultant to several organizations including AT&T, American Fidelity Assurance, Sonic, State Farm Insurance, and Southwestern Bell. She has presented leadership and preventive stress management seminars for a host of organizations, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Conoco/Phillips, Oklahoma Gas and Electric, Oklahoma Natural Gas, and the Federal Aviation Administration. She has been honored with the Greiner Graduate Teaching Award, the Chandler-Frates and Reitz Graduate Teaching Award, the Regents' Distinguished Teaching Award, the Regents' Distinguished Research Award, and the Burlington Northern Faculty Achievement Award at OSU. Dr. Nelson also serves on the editorial review boards of the JOURNAL OF ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR, JOURNAL OF LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONAL STUDIES, and LEADERSHIP. Dr. James Campbell (Jim) Quick is John and Judy Goolsby Distinguished Professor in the Goolsby Leadership Academy, Distinguished Professor in the Academy of Distinguished Teachers, and Professor of Organizational Behavior in the Department of Management, College of Business at The University of Texas at Arlington. He earned an A.B. with Honors from Colgate University. He earned an M.B.A. and a Ph.D. at the University of Houston. He completed postgraduate courses in behavioral medicine (Harvard Medical School) and combat stress (University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio). Dr. Quick is a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the American Psychological Association, and the American Institute of Stress. Dr. Quick's and his brother's signature theory is preventive stress management, now in the APA Dictionary of Psychology (2007). Dr. Quick has over 100 books, book chapters, journal articles, and clinical monographs in 10 languages. Dr. Quick's awards and recognitions include Beta Gamma Sigma and Phi Beta Delta honor societies membership; The Maroon Citation (Colgate University Alumni Corporation, 1993); 2002 Harry and Miriam Levinson Award (American Psychological Foundation); and a Presidential Citation (American Psychological Association, 2001). Quick won the 2007-2008 Honors College Outstanding Faculty Award and 2009 Award for Distinguished Record of Research at UT Arlington. Colonel Quick, United States Air Force Reserve (Ret.) was Distinguished Visiting Professor of Psychology, 59th Medical Wing (1999) and Visiting Scholar, United States Military Academy at West Point (2007). His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, and National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star. He currently serves by appointment from Secretary of Defense Robert Gates on the Defense Health Board's Psychological Health External Advisory Subcommittee.
Table of Contents
Part I: INTRODUCTION. 1. Organizational Behavior and Opportunity. 2. Challenges for Managers. Part II: INDIVIDUAL PROCESSES AND BEHAVIOR. 3. Personality, Perception, and Attribution. 4. Attitudes, Emotions, and Ethics. 5. Motivation at Work. 6. Learning and Performance Management. 7. Stress and Well-Being at Work. Part III: INTERPERSONAL PROCESS AND BEHAVIOR. 8. Communication. 9. Work Teams and Groups. 10. Decision Making by Individuals and Groups. 11. Power and Political Behavior. 12. Leadership and Followership. 13. Conflict and Negotiation. Part IV: ORGANIZATIONAL PROCESSES AND STRUCTURE. 14. Jobs and the Design of Work. 15. Organizational Design and Structure. 16. Organizational Culture. 17. Career Management. 18. Managing Change.
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