Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management: Vol. 11: Organizational Behavior, 2nd Edition

  • Volume 11
  • Nigel Nicholson Professor of Organization Behaviour at the London Business School
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  • ISBN-10: 1444338080
  • ISBN-13: 9781444338089
  • DDC: 658.003
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 443 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released September 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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Overview

Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management is divided into 12 individual subject volumes and an index. All of the volumes provide clear, concise, expert definitions and explanations of the key concepts in each area. With entries ranging from extended explorations of major topics, to short definitions of key terms, each dictionary volume has been designed to give both the expert and the newcomer a multi-level guide and reference source to the subject.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
About the Editors.
Contributors.
1: Ability.
2: Absenteeism.
3: Accountability.
4: Achievement, Need for.
5: Action Research.
6: Affiliation, Need for.
7: Age.
8: Agency Theory.
9: Altruism.
10: Aptitude.
11: Attitude Theory.
12: Attribution.
13: Authoritarian Personality.
14: Authority.
15: Behavioral Decision Research.
16: Behaviorism.
17: Bias.
18: Boundary Spanning.
19: Bounded Rationality.
20: Brainstorming.
21: Bureaucracy.
22: Burnout.
23: Career.
24: Career Anchor.
25: Career Development.
26: Career Plateau.
27: Career Stage.
28: Career Theory.
29: Ceos.
30: Change, Evaluation.
31: Change, Methods.
32: Charismatic Leadership.
33: Coalition Formation.
34: Cognitive Dissonance.
35: Collaboration.
36: Commitment.
37: Commitment, Escalating.
38: Communication.
39: Communications Technology.
40: Community Ecology.
41: Competency.
42: Complexity Theory.
43: Computer Simulation.
44: Conflict and Conflict Management.
45: Conformity.
46: Congruence.
47: Consensus.
48: Consultancy.
49: Contingency Theory.
50: Continuous Improvement.
51: Contracts.
52: Corporate Boards.
53: Corporate Social Performance.
54: creativity.
55: Crises/Disasters.
56: Critical Theory.
57: Cross-Cultural Research.
58: Culture, National.
59: Decision-Making.
60: Delphi.
61: Deviance.
62: Discrimination.
63: Diversity Management.
64: Double-Loop Learning.
65: Downsizing.
66: Emotion Management.
67: Emotion in Organizations.
68: Emotional Intelligence.
69: Employee Involvement.
70: Empowerment.
71: Enactment.
72: Enterprise Resource Planning.
73: Entrainment.
74: Entrepreneurship.
75: Equity Theory.
76: Error.
77: Errors.
78: Ethnography.
79: Evolutionary Perspectives.
80: Evolutionary Psychology.
81: Exchange Relations.
82: Executive Derailment.
83: Executive Succession.
84: Extrinsic and Intrinsic Motivation.
85: Family Firms.
86: Feedback.
87: Five Factor Model of Personality.
88: Force Field Analysis.
89: Game Theory.
90: Garbage Can Model.
91: Gatekeepers.
92: Gender.
93: Generalization.
94: Goal Orientation.
95: Goal Setting.
96: Governance.
97: Government and Business.
98: Group Cohesiveness.
99: Group Decision-Making.
100: Group Dynamics.
101: Group Norms.
102: Group Polarization.
103: Group Roles.
104: Groupthink.
105: Halo Effect.
106: Hardiness.
107: Hawthorne Effect.
108: High Reliability Organizations.
109: Human Relations Movement.
110: Identification.
111: Identity, Organizational.
112: Identity, Personal.
113: Ideology.
114: Impression Management.
115: Incentives.
116: Individual Differences.
117: Influence.
118: Innovation.
119: Innovation Diffusion.
120: Institutional Theory.
121: Institutions.
122: Intergroup Relations.
123: Interlocking Boards.
124: Inter-Organizational Relations.
125: Interpersonal Skills.
126: Investor Capitalism.
127: Job Design.
128: Job Deskilling.
129: Job Enrichment.
130: Job Rotation.
131: Job Satisfaction.
132: Justice, Distributive.
133: Justice, Procedural.
134: Knowledge Management.
135: Leadership.
136: Leadership, Contingencies.
137: Learning, Individual.
138: Learning, Organizational.
139: Learning Organization.
140: Levels of Analysis.
141: Line/Staff.
142: Locus of Control.
143: Loose Coupling.
144: Management by Objectives (MBO).
145: Management, Classical Theory.
146: Managerial and Organizational Cognition.
147: Managerial Roles.
148: Matrix Organization.
149: Mechanistic/Organic.
150: Mentoring.
151: Mergers and Acquisitions.
152: Metaphor.
153: Minority Group Influence.
154: Motivation.
155: Motivation and Performance.
156: Negotiation.
157: Network Theory and Analysis.
158: Networking.
159: Nominal Group Technique.
160: Non-Work/Work.
161: Open Systems.
162: Organization Development.
163: Organization Theory.
164: Organizational Change.
165: Organizational Citizenship Behavior (OCB).
166: Organizational Climate.
167: Organizational Culture.
168: Organizational Decline and Death.
169: Organizational Demography.
170: Organizational Design.
171: Organizational Ecology.
172: Organizational Effectiveness.
173: Organizational Geography.
174: Organizational Neurosis.
175: Organizational Status.
176: Organizational Structure.
177: Outsourcing.
178: Participation.
179: Perception.
180: Performance Appraisal/Performance Management.
181: Persistence.
182: Person–Environment Interaction.
183: Personal Initiative.
184: Personality.
185: Politics.
186: Postmodernism.
187: Power.
188: Power, Need for.
189: Practical Intelligence.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Nigel Nicholson

Nigel Nicholson is Professor of Organization Behaviour, Research Dean and Chairman of the PhD Programme at the London Business School. He is the Director of the London Business School Survey Unit.