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About the Author
J S Chandan :- J S Chandan is currently Professor of Management at Medgar Evers College, City University of New York. He previously taught at New York Institute of Technology and at Baruch College of the City University of New York in the areas of management, statistics and quantitative methods. Dr Chandan holds a doctorate from Delhi University, Faculty of Management Studies. With a teaching career spanning over four decades, he has authored many textbooks and has published many articles in professional journals.
About the Book
The book is addressed to a wide readership. It is useful for the students of management, human resource management, organizational behaviour, and for those in the field of behavioural sciences. It is equally useful for management practitioners who want to enrich themselves on human behaviour to manage their workforce more effectively. Relevant case studies with each chapter as well as those at the end of the book refer to the organizational environment of both the USA and India.
The third edition of this book has been thoroughly revised and updated. New ideas such as emotional intelligence and the art of negotiation have been added. Additionally, McGregors' theories X and Y, have been added as part of motivation. New caselets have been given at the end of the book to give students a grasp of how theory works in real life.
• Extensively covers various micro and macro facets of organizational behaviour
• Broad coverage, up to date and balanced in terms of concept and application
• Thought provoking presentation to make the subject interesting and comprehensible in a simple way.
Table of Content
OVERVIEW: 1. Introduction to Organizational Behaviour, 2. Approaches to Organizational Behaviour, INDIVIDUALS IN ORGANIZATIONS: 3. Foundations of Individual Behaviour, 4. Motivation and Behaviour, 5. Motivation at Work, 6. Designing Motivating Jobs, 7. Perception, 8. Personality, 9. Learning and Behaviour Reinforcement, 10. Stress and Behaviour, 11. Creativity and Individual Decision-making, GROUP DYNAMICS: 12. Group Behaviour, 13. Group Decision-making, 14. Inter-group Relations and Conflict, 15. Communication, 16. Power and Politics, 17. Leadership in Organizations, CHARACTERISTICS OF ORGANIZATIONS: 18. Organizational Structure and Design, 19. Organizational Change and Development, 20. Organizational Culture and Climate • Caselets