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Organizational Behavior: An Experiential Approach (8th Edition)

Organizational Behavior: An Experiential Approach (8th Edition)
Author: Joyce S Osland - David A. Kolb - Irwin M Rubin - M
ISBN 13: 9780131441514
ISBN 10: 131441515
Edition: 8
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2006-12-09
Format: Paperback
Pages: 659
List Price: $259.20

Teaches organizational behavior in an experiential way toprovide readers with the information and experiences theyneed to become effective managers and employees. Organizedaround group development so that trust and confidence amongusers in groups allows for better results.


Updated to describe trends in a field that has evolved considerably since the initial MIT-developed edition some 30 years ago, this workbook helps students and managers explore the personal relevance, as well as conceptual bases, of phenomena comprising organizational behavior. Through exercises, self-analysis techniques, role-play simulations, and observation schemes, the 20 chapters are designed to integrate individual and team learning-to- learn experiences with theories and models of people at work, leadership and management, and creating effective work groups and organizations. Includes personal application assignments and appended cases. A companion book of readings is available. Osland is at the U. of Portland. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)