Organizational Behavior I. Essential Theories of Motivation and Leadership
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Organizational behavior OB or organisational behaviour is the: "study of human behavior in organizational settings, the interface between human behavior and the organization, and the organization itself". Chester Barnard recognized that individuals behave differently when acting in their organizational role than when acting separately from the organization. One of the main goals of organizational behavior is "to revitalize organizational theory and develop a better conceptualization of organizational life".
We did a search for other books with a similar title, and found some results for you that may be helpful. Click on the cover image above to read some pages of this book! This comprehensive text provides a detailed review and analysis of the building-block theories in Organizational Behavior. Expanding on his previous work in the field, John Miner has identified the key theories that every student or scholar needs to understand to be considered literate in the discipline. Organizational Behavior: Essential Theories of Motivation and Leadership analyzes the work of leading theorists. Each chapter includes the background of the theorist represented, the context in which the theory arose, the initial and subsequent theoretical statements, research on the theory by the theory's author and others including meta-analysis and reviews , and practical applications. It is impossible to read Miner's original insights without having one's understanding of motivation and leadership theory permanently and dramatically widened.