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- DescriptionDo first impressions last? Why do some people love their work and others t? Will a pay rise motivate everyone to work harder? Organisational Behaviour: An Introduction will answer these questions and more for your students. In this refreshingly concise introduction, the book's expert authors show how research into human behaviour can be applied in practice, within the workplace. It assumes prior work experience and instead asks students to draw on everyday occurences and complete a range of activities to deepen understanding of core topics such as personality, perception and motivation. Invative skills development exercises and video content demonstrate the relevance of the subject to students' future lives and careers. What's new for this edition? - In Reality vignettes that how demonstrate how OB is based on rigorous scientific evidence which often contradicts assumptions. -An international approach to OB, with Active Case Studies and OB in the News boxes in every chapter, providing international examples ranging from the Middle East to Germany. - Coverage of contemporary issues such as social networking, ethics, diversity and Corporate Social Responsibility -Spotlight on Skills exercises which link to bespoke video interviews with a range of business professionals, from organisations including Eurostar, Which? and a former All Blacks rugby star!
- Author BiographyChristine Cross is Head of Department, Personnel & Employment Relations and Senior Lecturer in OB and HRM at the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick. Ronan Carbery is Senior Lecturer in Management and Marketing at University College Cork, Ireland.
- Author(s)Christine Cross,Ronan Carbery
- PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
- Date of Publication18/03/2016
- SubjectBusiness, Accounting & Vocational: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationBasingstoke
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPalgrave Macmillan
- Content Note139 black & white illustrations, biography
- Weight897 g
- Width189 mm
- Height189 mm
- Spine20 mm
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