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Introduction to Work and Organizational Behaviour By John Bratton

Introduction to Work and Organizational Behaviour by John Bratton

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A core textbook for all modules in organizational behaviour offering a balance of critical and managerial perspectives, a keen focus on ethics and diversity, international research and examples, and new video interviews with business managers which demonstrate how key theories come together in practice to inform everyday life in an organization.

Introduction to Work and Organizational Behaviour Summary

Introduction to Work and Organizational Behaviour by John Bratton

The new edition of this widely used, best-selling core textbook dissects contemporary management practices and encourages readers to reflect critically on workplace realities. A wealth of theories and subjects are explored in depth via an acclaimed range of clear and interesting international cases and examples. This strong suite of pedagogy ensures student engagement and understanding. Taking an academically rigorous and critical approach, best-selling author John Bratton draws on the fields of sociology and psychology to create a unique, well-rounded teaching and learning resource that reviewers and students alike have enthusiastically embraced.
Organizational Behaviour is crucial to any, Business, Management or HRM degree - the book's comprehensive content, approach and revised structure have all been designed to map closely onto target modules at undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA levels.

Introduction to Work and Organizational Behaviour Reviews

'Bratton never fails to deliver! This is a well written and comprehensive resource for students and lecturers alike. In providing contemporary examples which will resonate with students, Bratton challenges them to view OB critically.' - Kirstine Collins, Robert Gordon University 'This book represents an ambitious and significant development in OB. It is well-written and manages to convey a critical awareness lacking in other texts.' - Michael Allvin, Uppsala University, Sweden 'This edition is a clearly navigable and in-depth resource that will enable critical discussion. Key OB theories are illustrated with contemporary examples that will resonate with students and will prompt them as future managers to consider their roles in addressing inequalities and ensuring sustainable practice.' - Helen Mortimore, Plymouth University, UK 'This is an extremely informed and thought-provoking text which should both stimulate and challenge all those interested in contemporary issues in modern organisations of all kinds. Students and teachers alike should find much here to provoke discussion and critical reflection.' - Susan Miller, Durham University Business School, UK 'This defining and lucid book on OB is essential reading for researchers and students looking to understand the complex nature of work and organizations. Well researched, providing historical and current information, and full of stimulating case studies, this is an excellent teaching tool and an exciting read.' - Nellie El Enany, Warwick Business School, UK 'Introduction to Work and Organizational Behaviour examines the field at all levels, from the individual to groups and teams and the organization as a whole. It is very well structured and the new organizational change chapter is a strong asset. The case examples and interviews with businesspeople offer the reader a better understanding of OB in practice.' - Andre Soares, Coventry University, UK

About John Bratton

John Bratton is Adjunct Professor at Athabasca University, Canada, and Visiting Professor at Edinburgh Napier University, UK.

Table of Contents

PART I FOUNDATIONS OF WORK AND ORGANIZATIONS .- 1. Introducing contemporary organizational behaviour.- 2. The social nature of work.- 3. Studying work and organizations.- PART II INDIVIDUALS IN THE WORKPLACE.- 4. Personality and self-identity.- 5. Perception and emotions.- 6. Motivation
7. Learning.- 8. Class, gender, race and equality.- 9. Diversity and people management.- PART III GROUP DYNAMICS AND MANAGEMENT PROCESSES.- 10. Groups and teams.- 11. Communication.- 12. Leadership.- 13. Decision-making, ethics and social responsibility.- 14. Power, politics and conflict.- PART IV ORGANIZATION DESIGN AND CHANGE.- 15. Structure.- 16. Technology.- 17. Culture.- 18. Change.- Bibliography.- Glossary.- Index of personal names.- Subject index.

Additional information

GOR006895315
9781137408686
1137408685
Introduction to Work and Organizational Behaviour by John Bratton
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Macmillan Education UK
2015-05-22
584
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