Essentials of Organizational Behavior: Bridging Science and PracticeVersion 3.0 By: Talya Bauer and Berrin Erdogan
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- Provides the most critical, evidence-based organizational behavior (OB) topics in a compact form. The student text numbers 390 pages.
- Organized around core values and beliefs about teaching and learning organizational behavior:
- Understanding OB principles and how to apply them greatly impacts the effectiveness of an employee or leader.
- Evidence-based research is the foundation of OB.
- Different students learn in diverse ways.
- There is no substitute for active, hands-on learning.
- Flexible delivery enables student success.
- Encourages learners to think about the interpersonal implications of their own and others' actions, understand how to pursue goals more effectively, and become better communicators.
- Integrates ethical discussions and global contexts into every chapter.
- Extensive update to Chapter 1, "Organizational Behavior at Work."
- Coverage of perception moved to Chapter 11, "Perceptions, Decisions, and Creativity at Work."
- Case studies with discussion questions to support each chapter are gathered into one, easy-to-find 16-page appendix that enables flexibility to cover or omit cases based on faculty preferences.
- Rich and useful learning strategies embedded in the book include:
- Chapter-ending "OB Toolbox" thought exercises provide specific suggestions about meeting challenges students may encounter today.
- "What Do You Think?" features pose situations for student reflection and thought about reconciling their values with common business situations they may encounter in the future.
- Individual and interactive group exercises bring the material to life.
Essentials of Organizational Behavior: Bridging Science and Practice, Version 3.0 is suitable for undergraduate and MBA-level courses on organizational behavior taught in either two- or four-year colleges and universities.
Essentials is based on the same themes and approaches that make the longer Organizational Behavior: Bridging Science and Practice, Version 3.0, a market-leading textbook. This briefer book covers just the core topics in organizational behavior. It offers faculty who want to assign a more concise treatment of organizational behavior an effective way to bridge the gap between theory and practice of management with the distinct, experiential approach for which Bauer and Erdogan are known. Essentials provides the most timely and relevant vocabulary, framework, and critical thinking skills necessary to diagnose situations, ask tough questions, evaluate answers received, and act in an effective and ethical manner regardless of situational characteristics.
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- Removed reference to Zimbardo in Chapter 13.1. July 15, 2019.