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The Human Side of Organizations

The Human Side of Organizations

Author(s):
  • Michael Drafke
  • Author: Michael Drafke
    • ISBN:9789332559424
    • 10 Digit ISBN:9332559422
    • Price:Rs. 679.00
    • Pages:616
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


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    The Human Side of Organizations, 10e, delivers complete, up-to-date, practical information on how people behave in organizations, how organizations and job design affect behavior at work, and how change impacts the business organization. A conscious effort has been made to make the text clear and understandable without oversimplifying the subject matter. This edition also includes many new and updated pedagogical features that will make it an interesting and rewarding read.

    Highlights of this Edition:

    &bull Learning objectives have been linked to end-of-chapter questions. 

    &bull Spot Check exercises asks students to evaluate their comprehension of key concepts as they read through a chapter.

    &bull Student self-assessments now appear in every chapter. These help students apply chapter material to their own frame of reference.

    &bull Personal Point exercises facilitate personal reflection on chapter concepts.

    &bull All focus boxes—Reality Check, A Question of Ethics, and A Global Glance—have been updated.

     

    Table of Content


    PART 1: THE BASICS OF HUMAN RELATIONS
    CHAPTER 1: Work and Its Place in Life
    CHAPTER 2: Perception and Problem Solving
    CHAPTER 3: Primary Communications
    CHAPTER 4: Improving Communications and Managing Conflict
    CHAPTER 5: Ethics and Etiquette

    PART 2: THE ORGANIZATIONAL FRAMEWORK
    CHAPTER 6: Jobs, from Design to Appraisal
    CHAPTER 7: Formal Organizations: How People Organize
    CHAPTER 8: Understanding Management
    CHAPTER 9: Small Groups and the Informal Organization
    CHAPTER 10: Individuals and Self-Management

    PART 3: INDUCING ORGANIZATIONAL ACTIVITY
    CHAPTER 11: Motivation and Morale
    CHAPTER 12: Job Satisfaction and the Quality of Work Life
    CHAPTER 13: The Dynamics of Change

    PART 4: STRATEGIES FOR IMPROVING ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR AND PERFORMANCE
    CHAPTER 14: Leadership
    CHAPTER 15: Stress
    CHAPTER 16: Challenges and Opportunities
     

    Salient Features