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Handbook of Organizational Behavior, Revised and Expanded

2nd Edition

By Robert T. Golembiewski


828 pages

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pub: 2000-10-24
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Building upon the strengths of the first edition while continuing to extend the influence and reach of organizational behavior (OB), the Second Edition of this groundbreaking reference/ text analyzes OB from a business marketing perspective-offering a thorough treatment of central, soon-to-be central, contiguous, and emerging topics of OB to facilitate greater viability and demand of OB practice.

New edition incorporates more comparative perspectives throughout!

Contributing to the dynamic, interdisciplinary state of OB theory and practice, the Handbook of Organizational Behavior, Second Edition

  • comprehensively covers strategic and critical issues of the OB field with descriptive analyses and full documentation

  • details the essential principles defining core OB such as organizational design, structure, culture, leadership theory, and risk taking

  • advances solutions to setting operational definitions throughout the field

  • comparatively discusses numerous situations and variables to provide clarity to mixed or inconclusive research findings

  • utilizes cross-cultural approaches to examine recent issues concerning race, ethnicity, and gender

  • reevaluates value standards and paradigms of change in OB

  • investigates cross-national examples of OB development, including case studies from the United States and India

  • and much more!

    Written by 45 worldwide specialists and containing over 3500 references, tables, drawings, and equations, the Handbook of Organizational Behavior, Second Edition is a definitive reference for public administrators, consultants, organizational behavior specialists, behavioral psychologists, political scientists, and sociologists, as well as a necessary and worthwhile text for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students taking organizational behavior courses in the departments of public administration, psychology, management, education, and sociology.

  • Table of Contents

    Introduction: Fitting a Market Metaphor to Organizational Behavior

    Robert T. Golembiewski

    Some Standard or Wheelhorse Themes

    The Contingency Approach to Organizational Design

    Paul R. Lawrence

    Work Motivation

    Hal G. Rainey

    Motivation by Goal Setting

    Edwin A. Locke

    Conservation of Resources Theory: Applications to Stress and Management in the Workplace

    Stevan E. Hobfoll and Arie Shirom

    Small Group Research: Autonomous Teams and Progress on Issues of Context and Levels of Analysis

    Claus W. Langfred and Mark T. Shanley

    Organizational Culture: It's Alive! It's Alive! But There's No Fixed Address!

    Robert G. Isaac and Douglas C. Pitt

    Organization Design

    William B. Stevenson

    Surveying Organizational Structures and Human Resource Practices: The National Organizations Study

    Peter V. Marsden, Arne L. Kalleberg, and David Knoke

    Risk Taking in Organizations

    Myron L. Weber

    Leadership Theory in Postmodernist Organizations

    Karl W. Kuhnert

    Some Themes Requiring Enhanced Emphasis

    Research on Race and Ethnicity: An Update and Analysis

    Taylor Cox, Jr., Stella M. Nkomo, and Julia Welch

    Human Factors in Information Systems

    G. David Garson

    Psychological Burnout in Organizations: Research and Intervention

    Ronald J. Burke and Astrid M. Richardsen

    Managing Organizational Conflict: Challenges for Organization Development and Change

    M. Afzalur Rahim

    Entrepreneurial Phenomena in a Cross-National Context

    Urs E. Gattiker and John Parm Ulhøi

    Work-Family Role Conflict and Employer Responsibility: An Organizational Analysis of Workplace Responses to a Social Problem

    Paul M. Roman and Terry C. Blum

    Management Training and Development

    Dorothy Olshfski and Deborah Ann Cutchin

    Valuing Diversity in a Global Economy: The Sad State of Organizations and Gender

    Allan R. Cahoon and Julie I. A. Rowney

    Some Themes with Great Potential

    Wisdom's Critical Requirement for Scientific Objectivity in Organizational Behavior Research: Explicit Reporting of Researcher Values

    Gordon A. Walter

    Postmodernism: Implications for Organization Theory?

    Dale Skip Newberg

    Behavioral Research in Auditing: A Review and Synthesis

    Ronald A. Davidson

    Hegemonic Masculinity and Organizational Behavior

    Martin Kilduff

    A Positive Revolution in Change: Appreciative Inquiry

    David L. Cooperrider and Diana Whitney

    Paradigms in Organizational Change: Change Agent and Change Target Perspectives

    Achilles A. Armenakis, Stanley G. Harris, and Hubert S. Feild

    Compensation: Trends and Expanding Horizons

    Elizabeth M. Doherty and Walter R. Nord

    A Way Out of No Way? Strategy, Structure, and the New Governance

    Robert F. Durant

    A New Perspective on Organizing in Industry

    John Parm Ulhøi,Urs E. Gattiker, and Inger Bojsen

    Transcending Cultural Boundaries for Human and Organization Development: Experiences of International Exchange Between India and the United States

    Uma Jain

    About the Author

    Robert T. Golembiewski

    About the Series

    Public Administration and Public Policy

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