eBook Organizational Behavior 6: Integrated Theory Development And The Role Of Unconscious, 1st Edition

  • John B. Miner State University of New York
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  • ISBN-10: 0765629968
  • ISBN-13: 9780765629968
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 365 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released January 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Miner (an organizational consultant and former professor of management at Georgia State U.) presents the sixth and final volume of his series reviewing recent multidisciplinary research on organizational behavior. This volume focuses on the impact of recent findings about the human unconscious on foundational theories of organizational behavior, covering both micro and macro types of theory in equal measure.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
List of Tables and Figures.
1: Theories of Motivation.
2: Expectancy Theories.
3: Goal-Setting Theory.
4: Kurt Lewin’s Social Psychology.
5: Achievement Motivation Theory.
6: Job Characteristics Theory.
7: Theories Based on B. F. Skinner and Organizational Behavior Modification.
8: Equity Theory and Distributive Justice.
9: Attribution Theory as Applied to Managerial Perceptions.
10: Existence, Relatedness, and Growth Theory.
11: Psychoanalytic Theory as Applied to Organizations.
12: Self-Determination Theory.
13: Theory of Behavior in Organizations.
14: Theories of Leadership.
15: Normative Decision Process Theory.
16: Leader-Member Exchange Theory.
17: Information Processing Theory of Leadership.
18: Role Motivation Theory of Leadership.
19: Charismatic Leadership Theory.
20: Contingency Theory of Leadership.
21: Substitutes for Leadership Theory.
22: Path-Goal Theory.
23: The Romance of Leadership.
24: Organizational Decision Making.
25: Administrative Behavior and Organizations.
26: Image Theory.
27: Behavioral Theory of the Firm, Organizational Learning, and the Garbage Can Model: Theories Involving James March.
28: Systems Concepts of Organizations.
29: Control Theory (Using the Control Graph).
30: Katz and Kahn’s Social Psychology of Organizations.
31: Sociotechnical Systems Theory.
32: Sociological Open Systems Theory.
33: Contingency Theory of Organizations: Differentiation and Integration.
34: Ralph Stogdill’s Group-Focused Systems Theory.
35: Bureaucracy-Related Concepts.
36: Weber’s Theory of Bureaucracy.
37: The Theory Undergirding the Aston Studies.
38: Peter Blau’s Theory of Differentiation.
39: Goal Congruence Theory and Organization Development.
40: Dysfunctions and Variants on Bureaucracy.
41: Compliance Theory.
42: Structural Contingency Theory.
43: The Theory of Alpha, Beta, and Gamma Change.
44: Sociological Concepts of Organization.
45: External Control of Organizations: Resource Dependence Perspective.
46: Neoinstitutional Theory.
47: Organizational Ecology and Demography.
48: Conclusions on Conclusions.
Name Index.
Subject Index.
About the Author.