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Introduction to Organisational Behaviour

Introduction to Organisational Behaviour

Michael Butler, Ed Rose

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Get a thorough grounding in the context, theory and practice of organisational behaviour.

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About the book

Ideal for anyone studying an introductory module in organisational behaviour, Introduction to Organisational Behaviour is a rigorous critique of all essential organisational behaviour topics. A comprehensive book with extensive accompanying online resources makes this a must-have package for anyone wanting to understand the theory and practice of organisational behaviour. Practitioner case studies, supporting video interviews where solutions and approaches are discussed, review questions at the end of every chapter make this an essential resource.

Covering organisational behaviour in the context of individuals, groups and teams and managing organisations as well as the importance of organisational structures and emerging issues, Introduction to Organisational Behaviour gives understanding and guidance on the full spectrum of organisational behaviour issues. Supported by extensive online resources including video interviews, clips of key skills lecture slides, additional tutorial activities and a test bank of multiple choice questions make this a truly integrated print and electronic learning package.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 00: Introduction - A New Model of Learning, Blending Employability Skills, International Focus and Multimedia Elements (Michael Butler and Ed Rose);
    • Chapter - 01: Approaches to Organisational Behaviour (Emma Jeanes);
  • Section - ONE: Individuals;
    • Chapter - 02: Personality (Steve Woods and Claire Hardy);
    • Chapter - 03: Perception and Managing Emotions (Jenna Ward and Robert McMurray);
    • Chapter - 04: Motivation and Satisfaction (Tricia Harrison);
    • Chapter - 05: Learning Theories and Practices (Crystal Zhang and Niki Kyriakidou);
  • Section - TWO: Groups and Teams;
    • Chapter - 06: Work Groups and Teams (Joanne Richardson and Michael A. West);
    • Chapter - 07: Conflict and Stress in Organisations (Alf Crossman);
    • Chapter - 08: Communication (Markus C. Hasel);
  • Section - THREE: Managing Organisations;
    • Chapter - 09: Leading and Influencing in Organisations (Yves R. F. Guillaume and Nils-Torge Telle);
    • Chapter - 10: Decision-Making (Michael Butler, Keith Bezant-Niblett and Karen Caine);
    • Chapter - 11: Equality and Diversity in Organisations (Maureen Royce);
    • Chapter - 12: Power in Organisations (Ed Rose);
  • Section - FOUR: Organisational Structure;
    • Chapter - 13: Organisational Design, Structure and Work Organisation (Scott A. Hurrell and Cinzia Priola);
    • Chapter - 14: Organisational Culture and Change Management (Cinzia Priola and Scott A. Hurrell);
    • Chapter - 15: Technology in Work Organisations (Michel Ehrenhard, Tanya Bondarouk and Huub Ruel);
    • Chapter - 16: Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour (Rory Donnelly);
  • Section - FIVE: Emerging Issues;
    • Chapter - 17: Ethics: Issues and Developments (Ed Rose);
    • Chapter - 18: Conclusion (Ed Rose and Michael Butler)


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Book Details

  • Imprint: CIPD - Kogan Page
  • EAN: 9781843982470
  • Edition: 1
  • Published: 27th January 2011
  • Paperback
  • Format: 270x218
  • 536 pages

About the Author

Michael Butler is a Senior Lecturer in Management in the Work and Organisational Psychology Group of Aston Business School, Aston University, UK.

Ed Rose teaches Employment Relations and Organisational Behaviour in the Faculty of Business and Law at Liverpool John Moores University, UK

Michael Butler

Ed Rose