Management & Organisational Behaviour
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8th Edition

By Laurie J.Mullins
December 2007
Financial Times / Prentice Hall
Distributed By Trans-Atlantic Publications
ISBN: 9781405854764
152 Pages, Illustrated, 7 5/8 x 10 1/2"
$115.00 Paper Original


This long established market leader has set standards that few texts have equalled in terms of accessibility of writing style, clarity of presentation and popularity with students and teachers alike. Written from a managerial perspective and packed with contemporary references to management research and practice, it continues to prove the student’s OB text of choice. 

This eighth edition brings fresh evidence to explore theory in practice, and a wide range of brand new and intriguing examples and case studies on issues and organisations that are engaging, relevant and contemporary. It also provides an abundance of online student self-assessment resources.

The breadth of appeal of this text makes it ideal for Management and Organisation courses from HND level through undergraduate and up to MBA.


Contents

PART 1     THE ORGANISATIONAL SETTING
Chapter 1   The Nature of Organisational Behaviour
Chapter 2   Approaches to Organisation and Management
Chapter 3   The Nature and Context of Organisations

PART 2     THE INDIVIDUAL  
Chapter 4   Individual Differences and Diversity
Chapter 5   The Nature of Learning
Chapter 6   Perception and Communications
Chapter 7   Work Motivation and Job Satisfaction

PART 3     GROUPS, TEAMS AND LEADERSHIP
Chapter 8   The Nature of Work Groups and Teams
Chapter 9   Working in Groups and Teams
Chapter 10   The Nature of Leadership

PART 4     THE NATURE OF MANAGEMENT
Chapter 11   The Role of the Manager
Chapter 12   Managerial Behaviour and Effectiveness
Chapter 13   Human Resource Management

PART 5     STRUCTURES OF ORGANISATION
Chapter 14   Corporate Strategy and Responsibilities
Chapter 15   Organisation Structures and Design
Chapter 16   Patterns of Structure and Work Organisation
Chapter 17   Technology and Organisations

PART 6     ORGANISATION MANAGEMENT
Chapter 18   Organisational Control and Power
Chapter 19   Organisation Development, Culture and Change
Chapter 20   Organisational Performance and Effectiveness 

Conclusion
Glossary
Index


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