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Organizational Behavior: Bridging Science and Practice

Version 3.0
By Talya Bauer and Berrin Erdogan
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  • “OB Toolbox”—An experiential approach that brings concepts to life
  • “Ethical Dilemmas” that conclude each chapter
  • Individual and group exercises
  • Case studies in each chapter


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By expertly weaving together the equally important strands of management theory and practice, Organizational Behavior: Bridging Science and Practice provides students with the key vocabulary, conceptual frameworks, and critical thinking skills necessary to diagnose work-based interactions, ask pertinent questions, evaluate gathered data, and act in an effective and ethical manner regardless of situational characteristics. Version 3.0 is aligned with Lead: The Simulation, an online learning experience.

New in This Version

  • Updated content to reflect the most current developments in the field of Organizational Behavior.
  • Added new concept pages, photos, and figures.
  • Included 15 new opening chapter cases on companies and leaders, such as Townshend Tea,, Patty McCord at Netflix, and more.
  • Updated all cases from Version 2.0, which will be available within the Instructor’s Manual and/or Organizational Behavior Case Book.
  • Received a 2019 Textbook Excellence Awards from the Textbook and Academic Authors Association
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Talya Bauer Portland State University

Talya Bauer (PhD, Purdue University) is the Cameron Professor of Management and Affiliated Professor of Psychology at Portland State University. She is an award-winning teacher and researcher and recipient of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Distinguished Teaching Award as well as the Academy of Management Human Resource division’s Innovations in Teaching Award. She conducts research about relationships at work throughout the employee lifecycle, including recruitment, applicant reactions to selection, onboarding, and leadership. Her work has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as well as the SHRM and SIOP foundations and has been published in research outlets such as the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Learning and Education Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, and Personnel Psychology. She has worked with dozens of government, Fortune 1000, and start-up organizations and has been a Visiting Scholar in France, Singapore, Spain, the UK, and at Google Headquarters and she has delivered keynote addresses in Australia, Greece, Spain, the UK, and the United States. She has served in elected positions including the HRM Executive Committee of the Academy of Management and Member-at-Large for SIOP. In 2018-2019 she served SIOP as its president. She is an associate editor for the Journal of Applied Psychology (and the former editor of Journal of Management). Her work has been discussed in BusinessWeek, Harvard Business Review, the New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and NPR’s All Things Considered. She is a fellow of SIOP, the American Psychological Association, Association for Psychological Science, and International Association of Applied Psychology.

Berrin Erdogan Portland State University

Berrin Erdogan (PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago) is the Express Employment Professionals Professor of Management and Affiliated Professor of Psychology at Portland State University. Berrin’s research focuses on two themes. First, she examines how leaders lead through the relationships they build with their employees, and the implications of manager-employee relationships for employee effectiveness, retention, and well-being. Second, she is interested in understanding person-job fit and misfit, with a focus on why and how employees find themselves overqualified for their jobs and the consequences of being overqualified. She conducted studies and shared results with organizations in manufacturing, retail, healthcare, education, information technology, construction, and banking among others, in the USA, UK, China, Turkey, Vietnam, France, and India. To date, she has published over 60 journal articles and book chapters, and coauthored seven books, including Organizational Behavior: Bridging Science and Practice, Essentials of Organizational Behavior:  Bridging Science and Practice, and Principles of Management. Her work has been discussed in media outlets including the New York Times, Harvard Business Review, CNBC, BBC Capital, and Wall Street Journal, among others. She is a fellow of Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) and Association for Psychological Sciences (APS). She served as an associate editor for European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology and Personnel Psychology and is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Personnel Psychology. Berrin is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences and served as a visiting scholar and gave invited talks in Australia, Canada, Greece, Iceland, Singapore, Spain, Turkey, the UK, and the USA.


  • Replaced table 7.1 at section 7.2, with Perceived Stress Scale. June 12, 2019.
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