This contemporary text will connect you with current human relations issues and will prepare you to put theory into action confidently to get the results you want. Authors Dalton, Hoyle, and Watts use a unique approach that gives you the opportunity to experience and analyze firsthand the contemporary issues of human relations in the twenty-first century. By weaving their varied professional backgrounds and knowledge into every chapter, they provide the insight and awareness that comes only from experience. Based on the sound content and research of the previous edition, HUMAN RELATIONS, 4th aims to deliver a dynamic and real-world perspective to human relations.
Dalton (San Jacinto College), Hoyle (NASA), and Watts (a consultant) draw from their various professional backgrounds and experiences in order to introduce current human relations issues and theory. The book covers basics like teamwork, communication, diversity, and problem solving. Specific chapters address topics like motivation, group dynamics, labor unions, goal setting, leadership, power, change, ethics, substance abuse, and employee rights. They spotlight the impact of technology, the Internet, and globalization. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)