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ORGB4, 4th Edition

  • Includes CourseMate Printed Access Card.
  • Debra Nelson Oklahoma State University
  • James Campbell Quick The University of Texas at Arlington
  • ISBN-10: 1285423267  |  ISBN-13: 9781285423265
  • 368 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2013, 2011, 2009
  • © 2015 | Published
  • List Price = $ 69.95
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Overview

Created by the continuous feedback of a "student-tested, faculty-approved" process, ORGB4 delivers a visually appealing, succinct print component, tear-out review cards for students and instructors and a consistent online offering with Enhanced CourseMate that includes an eBook in addition to a set of interactive digital tools all at a value-based price and proven to increase retention and outcomes.

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Features and Benefits

  • Every 4LTR Press solution comes complete with an engaging print textbook, tear-out review cards, an interactive digital solution (CourseMate), and an eBook all of which were directly influenced from student focus groups and surveys, and from interviews with faculty and students.
  • Shorter, comprehensive chapters in a modern design present content in a more engaging and accessible format without minimizing coverage for your course.
  • Tear-Out Review Cards at the back of the Student Editions provide students a portable study tool containing all of the pertinent information for class preparation.
  • Instructor Prep Cards at the back of the Instructor's Edition make preparation simple with detachable cards for each chapter, offering a quick map of chapter content, a list of corresponding PowerPoint and video resources, additional examples, and suggested assignments and discussion questions to help you organize chapter content efficiently.
  • Every 4LTR Press solution comes with CourseMate, the interactive digital component that offers a full suite of unique learning tools that appeal to different learning styles.
  • All of the content and resources you expect with a supplements package that is second to none including an Instructor's Manual, PowerPoints, and Testing Software.
  • Enhanced CourseMate! This turnkey resource now offers a practice quiz generator to help students prepare for tests. Also, a variety of NEW trackable activities provides students the opportunity to expand their knowledge with higher-level activities, while providing you easy access to data and reports on their progress and where they need more help.

Table of Contents

Part I: INTRODUCTION.
1. Organizational Behavior and Opportunity.
2. Challenges for Managers.
Part II: INDIVIDUAL PROCESSES AND BEHAVIOR.
3. Personality, Perception, and Attribution.
4. Attitudes, Emotions, and Ethics.
5. Motivation at Work.
6. Learning and Performance Management.
7. Stress and Well-Being at Work.
Part III: INTERPERSONAL PROCESSES AND BEHAVIOR.
8. Communication.
9. Work Teams and Groups.
10. Decision Making by Individuals and Groups.
11. Power and Political Behavior.
12. Leadership and Followership.
13. Conflict and Negotiation.
Part IV: ORGANIZATIONAL PROCESSES AND STRUCTURE.
14. Jobs and the Design of Work.
15. Organizational Design and Structure.
16. Organizational Culture.
17. Career Management.
18. Managing Change.
Notes.
Index.

What's New

  • Updated feature content, including topics such as telecommuting and dealing with toxic employees.
  • Updated content on real-world companies, such as Google and General Motors.
  • New content on civility in Chapter 9: Communications.
  • Thoroughly updated digital content within CengageNOW.

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Cengage Learning's Write Experience is the first solution in higher education to offer you the opportunity to improve your written and critical thinking skills with instant automated feedback. Write Experience provides real-time guidance, in your native language, as you write. After submitting your assignment, Write Experience evaluates your written assignment and provides immediate feedback on your writing while it's fresh in your mind. Write Experience not only scores your writing instantly and accurately, it provides detailed revision goals and detailed feedback on your writing to help you improve. Better Writing. Better Outcomes. Write Experience.

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Debra Nelson

Dr. Debra L. Nelson is the Spears School of Business Associates' Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Management at Oklahoma State University. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Arlington, where she was the recipient of the R. D. Irwin Dissertation Fellowship Award. Dr. Nelson is the author of over 90 journal articles focusing on organizational stress management, gender at work, and leadership. Her research has been published in the ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT EXECUTIVE, ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT REVIEW, MIS QUARTERLY, ORGANIZATIONAL DYNAMICS, JOURNAL OF ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR, and others. In addition, she is coauthor/coeditor of several books, including ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR: SCIENCE, THE REAL WORLD, AND YOU; POSITIVE ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR (Sage, 2007); ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP (South-Western, Cengage Learning, 2004); GENDER, WORK STRESS, AND HEALTH (American Psychological Association, 2002); ADVANCING WOMEN IN MANAGEMENT (Blackwell, 2002); and PREVENTIVE STRESS MANAGEMENT IN ORGANIZATIONS (American Psychological Association, 1997). Dr. Nelson has also served as a consultant to several organizations including AT&T, American Fidelity Assurance, Sonic, State Farm Insurance, and Southwestern Bell. She has presented leadership and preventive stress management seminars for a host of organizations, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Conoco/Phillips and the Federal Aviation Administration. She has been honored with the Greiner Graduate Teaching Award, the Chandler-Frates and Reitz Graduate Teaching Award, the Regents' Distinguished Teaching Award, the Regents' Distinguished Research Award, and the Burlington Northern Faculty Achievement Award at OSU. Dr. Nelson also serves on the editorial review boards of the JOURNAL OF ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR, JOURNAL OF LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONAL STUDIES, and LEADERSHIP.

James Campbell Quick

Dr. James Campbell (Jim) Quick is John and Judy Goolsby Distinguished Professor in the Goolsby Leadership Academy, Distinguished Professor in the Academy of Distinguished Teachers, and Professor of Organizational Behavior in the Department of Management, College of Business at The University of Texas at Arlington. He earned an M.B.A. and a Ph.D. at the University of Houston. He completed postgraduate courses in behavioral medicine (Harvard Medical School) and combat stress (University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio). Dr. Quick is a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the American Psychological Association, and the American Institute of Stress. Dr. Quick's and his brother's signature theory is preventive stress management, now in the APA Dictionary of Psychology (2007). Dr. Quick has over 100 books, book chapters, journal articles, and clinical monographs in 10 languages. Dr. Quick's awards and recognitions include Beta Gamma Sigma and Phi Beta Delta honor societies membership; The Maroon Citation (Colgate University Alumni Corporation, 1993); 2002 Harry and Miriam Levinson Award (American Psychological Foundation); and a Presidential Citation (American Psychological Association, 2001). Quick won the 2007-2008 Honors College Outstanding Faculty Award and 2009 Award for Distinguished Record of Research at UT Arlington. Colonel Quick, United States Air Force Reserve (Ret.) was Distinguished Visiting Professor of Psychology, 59th Medical Wing (1999) and Visiting Scholar, United States Military Academy at West Point (2007). His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, and National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star. He currently serves by appointment from Secretary of Defense Robert Gates on the Defense Health Board's Psychological Health External Advisory Subcommittee.