2nd Edition

Handbook of Organizational Behavior, Revised and Expanded

By Robert T. Golembiewski Copyright 2000
    828 Pages
    by Routledge

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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.
  • 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


    Robert T. Golembiewski