Focusing on individuals in organizations, groups and organizational processes, and inter-group relations, this textbook details the challenges associated with modern organizations, and the strategies for navigating them. Specific chapters address individual differences, diversity, learning, motivation, stress, leadership, communication, decision making, organizational culture, global organizations, conflict, and change. George teaches management and psychology at Rice University. Jones teaches management at Texas A&M University.
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A colorful introductory textbook on organizational behavior that integrates concepts, theories, and research findings to examine individuals in organizations, groups and organizational processes, and intergroup relations and the organizational context. Case studies illuminate concepts and provide managerial implications. There is a diversity of heuristic features, some integrated into the text and some at the end of each chapter or part. An extensive teaching package is available. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)