For courses in Organizational Behavior, Organizational Psychology, and Industrial Psychology.
Using carefully developed group exercises and simulations that have been proven over a period of 30 years, this best-selling experiential approach to the concepts of organizational behavior exposes students to general psychological principles, and helps them develop skills in applying that knowledge to social and organizational situations. The unique collection of exercises, self-analysis techniques, and role plays helps students not only learn the specifics of the subject , but learn about their own strengths and weaknesses-they become more skilled at analyzing behavior in organizations, learn what actions are appropriate for different situations, and acquire a repertoire of behaviors and skills so they can be effective organizational members.
I. UNDERSTANDING YOURSELF AND OTHER PEOPLE AT WORK.1. The Psychological Contract.
II. CREATING EFFECTIVE WORK GROUPS.7. Interpersonal Communication.
III. LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT.13. Leadership.
IV. MANAGING EFFECTIVE ORGANIZATIONS.19. Organization Design.