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Organizational Behavior- Vantage Digital Option
A Skill-Building Approach

Second Edition


March 2021 | SAGE Publications, Inc
ISBN: 978-1-0718-2902-8

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Organizational Behavior by Christopher P. Neck, Jeffery D. Houghton, and Emma L. Murray helps students answer the question of why organizational behavior matters by providing insight into OB concepts and processes through an interactive skill-building approach. Organizational Behavior – Vantage Digital Option, Second Edition delivers trusted content from Neck, Houghton, and Murray's text on SAGE Vantage, an intuitive digital platform that offers auto-graded assignments and interactive multimedia tools—including assignable video—all carefully designed to ignite student engagement and drive critical thinking. Built with you and your students in mind, it offers easy course set-up and enables students to better prepare for class. For a personalized demo, please contact your SAGE representative.

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About Organizational Behavior, Second Edition

Organizational Behavior: A Skill-Building Approach
helps students answer the question of why organizational behavior matters by providing insight into OB concepts and processes through an interactive skill-building approach. Translating the latest research into practical applications, authors Christopher P. Neck, Jeffery D. Houghton, and Emma L. Murray unpack how managers can develop essential skills to unleash the potential of their employees.

 
PART I: INTRODUCTION
 
CHAPTER 1: WHY ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR MATTERS
 
PART II: INDIVIDUAL PROCESSES
 
CHAPTER 2: DIVERSITY AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES
 
CHAPTER 3: PERCEPTION AND LEARNING
 
CHAPTER 4: EMOTIONS, ATTITUDES, AND STRESS
 
CHAPTER 5: MOTIVATION: CONCEPTS AND THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES
 
CHAPTER 6: MOTIVATION: PRACTICES AND APPLICATIONS
 
PART III: TEAMS AND TEAMWORK
 
CHAPTER 7: TEAMS
 
CHAPTER 8: DECISION MAKING, CREATIVITY, AND INNOVATION
 
CHAPTER 9: ETHICS AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
 
CHAPTER 10: EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION
 
CHAPTER 11: TRUST, CONFLICT, AND NEGOTIATION
 
PART IV: LEADERSHIP AND INFLUENCE PROCESSES
 
CHAPTER 12: LEADERSHIP PERSPECTIVES
 
CHAPTER 13: INFLUENCE, POWER, AND POLITICS
 
PART V: ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT
 
CHAPTER 14: ORGANIZATIONS AND CULTURE
 
CHAPTER 15: ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE AND STRUCTURE

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NEW AND KEY FEATURES OF ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR, SECOND EDITION

  • A new chapter on Ethics and Social Responsibility in Organizations examines how to make ethical decisions and build ethical, socially responsible cultures.
  • New and expanded coverage of diversity and inclusion, trust, group think, virtual teams, stress and wellness, change models, and resistance to change.
  • 15 new chapter opening case studies on real-world companies such as REI, Twitter, the NFL, and Under Armour.
  • New Up For Debate features challenge students to think critically about controversial management issues.
  • New Examining the Evidence boxed features unpack cutting-edge research findings.
  • 10 new OB in the Real World profiles on both seasoned business professionals and recent graduates who describe how they have used OB concepts to achieve important outcomes like organizational success.
  • New experiential exercises and new online exercises added to each chapter for easy use in face-to-face, online, and hybrid classes.   
  • Emphasis on explaining why organizational behavior matters and debunking the myth that OB is just common sense.
  • Skill-building approach along with an emphasis on critical thinking equips students with the mindset and skills needed to thrive in today’s organizations.  
  • 30 real-world case studies and 15 OB in Action profile a wide range of companies and individuals using OB theories and concepts. Examples include Southwest and Uber.
  • Experiential exercises, self-assessments, and Thinking Critically questions allow students to engage with the content and understand how organizational behavior affects their lives.  

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