chapter at a glance
People in all of their rich diversity are the basic building blocks of organizations. The field of organizational behavior offers many insights on managing individuals and teams for high performance. Here's what to look for in Chapter 1. Don't forget to check your learning with the Summary Questions & Answers and Self-Test in the end-of-chapter Study Guide.
WHAT IS ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?
Importance of Organizational Behavior
Scientific Foundations of Organizational Behavior
Shifting Paradigms of Organizational Behavior
WHAT ARE ORGANIZATIONS LIKE AS WORK SETTINGS?
Organizational Purpose, Mission, and Strategy
Organizational Environments and Stakeholders
Diversity and Multiculturalism
WHAT IS THE NATURE OF MANAGERIAL WORK?
The Management Process
Managerial Activities, Roles, and Networks
Managerial Skills and Competencies
HOW DO WE LEARN ABOUT ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR?
Learning and Experience
Learning Guide to Organizational Behavior 11/E
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